Holiday Sides: perfect to share from afar

In Partnership with Safeway There’s no denying that the pandemic going on is going to change the way we celebrate holidays this year. With less travel and smaller gatherings, I wanted to get creative about how we can share a holiday meal together without actually being in the same room together. Rather than having 20-30Continue reading “Holiday Sides: perfect to share from afar”

Pirated Pantry BBQ Cassoulet

As the weather begins to turn cold, it’s time to start thinking about warm, cozy food. But I think often people assume that cold(er) weather means the end of grilling season. Not at my house! We cook year-round on our Traeger grills in our backyard and really enjoy trying new ideas, recipes and dishes thatContinue reading “Pirated Pantry BBQ Cassoulet”

An Amazing Traegered Brunch in Under an Hour

Sponsored by Ace Hardware As summer comes to a close, the weather has started cooling off here in Colorado and it’s finally feeling nice enough to spend some time outdoors dining again. We’ve gotten through those few weeks of 90° days, and now the mornings and evenings are a little more crisp. It’s been aContinue reading “An Amazing Traegered Brunch in Under an Hour”

Tuna Melts

This recipe for tuna melts is something my mother-in-law has made throughout my wife’s childhood. There are some fond, funny memories associated with them—especially friends coming over in elementary school for lunch and to hold a lemonade stand on their road. It’s interesting how certain foods elicit strong memories for people. Tuna melts for myContinue reading “Tuna Melts”

Salmon Tacos with Citrus Slaw and Sriracha Crema

As you’ve probably seen in other posts here on my blog, you’ve noticed that I like tacos. Sometimes, a traditional ground beef taco hits the spot, but in this scenario, we wanted to enjoy some of the deliciously amazing Salmon and Sable salmon that we had in the freezer. Now, especially during these Coronavirus times,Continue reading “Salmon Tacos with Citrus Slaw and Sriracha Crema”

Smoked Corned Beef

Adapted from the Traeger Grills app recipe Ingredients: 3-5 pound corned beef flat in brine (from the grocery store) beef rub of your choice  4c chicken broth 2c Colorado pilsner 2c small potatoes, quartered 2 large carrots chopped into 1 inch pieces 1/2 small head of cabbage cut into 3 inch pieces  Directions: Start smokerContinue reading “Smoked Corned Beef”