Heirloom tomato salad with black olives, red pepper and barrel aged feta

I made this salad as a side for my pizza night because I had some left over toppings that would combine well to make a Greek style salad. It ended up being very tasty! As I mentioned in the pizza night post, I bought some “fancy” barrel aged feta cheese at a cheese importer warehouse. It… Continue reading Heirloom tomato salad with black olives, red pepper and barrel aged feta

Knitting – Learning to make socks

I’m a relatively new knitter and have been working my way through learning new techniques. I’d never made socks before and decided it was time to give it a try. I went to my favorite yarn store in Boulder, Shuttles, Spindles and Skeins. They recommended this sock pattern by Ann Norling. The directions are very straight… Continue reading Knitting – Learning to make socks

Swiss chard, white bean and tomato soup with farro and mashed potatoes

Fall is really in the air now in Boulder, especially this weekend. Yesterday was 55 degrees and rainy so it’s officially time to make soup, drink hot cider and wear sweaters! This is a perfect soup to make for a chilly fall day. It’s tasty, it’s hearty and y’all – it has mashed potatoes IN… Continue reading Swiss chard, white bean and tomato soup with farro and mashed potatoes

Loaded baked sweet potatoes with tomatoes, red pepper and green onions

I was craving a baked potato with lots of sour cream and green onions, but I wanted to be “healthy” so I decided to make a baked sweet potato instead of a Russet potato. Baked sweet potatoes don’t always have to be topped with cinnamon, sugar and butter. You can make a savory baked potato… Continue reading Loaded baked sweet potatoes with tomatoes, red pepper and green onions