Ham Steak in Buerre Herbe Vodka Sauce & a Grass Cutter Martini

Ham Steak with Buerre Herbe Vodka {Fresh Cut Grass Vodka Butter} Sauce - BoulderLocavore.com

This exploration is sponsored by Oddka Vodka and is for viewing only by those of legal alcohol purchasing age.  Please always remember to drink responsibly! A few weeks ago I shared the start of an exploration of Oddka Vodka; a selection of unconventional flavors with a fresh marketing approach to their spirits.  Loving anything unique, I was excited to dive into the world of Oddka to test their mettle. I purposely did not taste any of the Oddka flavors (Wasabi, Salted Caramel Popcorn, Apple … CONTINUE READING

25 Favorite Late Summer Recipes {gluten-free}

25 Favorite Late Summer Recipes #glutenfree - Savory Tomato Pie BoulderLocavore.com

This time of year is undoubtedly the most exciting with regard to seasonal produce.  Farmer’s Markets are bursting at the seams with exciting, fresh fruits and vegetables; often introducing new and exotic varieties to compliment standard favorites.  The bounty of the harvest is almost overwhelming in its volume with the tugging desire to freeze, pickle and can as much as possible to save it for the long winter months when root vegetables become the main stay. Any food gardener, foodie and … CONTINUE READING

{Lemon-Pepper Brined} Boneless Pork Loin Roast with Peach-Moscato sauce

Lemon-Pepper Brined Boneless Pork Loin Roast with Fresh Peach-Moscato Sauce - BoulderLocavore.com

In the midst of rounding up some of my favorite peach recipes that should be made at least once before the end of the summer, I realized something was missing.  The role of peaches in more savory dishes gets little press.  The sweet tang of peaches is perfect to pair with meats, side dishes and plays especially well to pique the palate when in used in the context of grilling. As soon as I finished writing my peach post I headed to the grocery store to begin creating a simple, highly flavored … CONTINUE READING

13 {gluten-free} Peach Recipes to Make Before Summer Ends

Buttermilk Peach Buckle (gluten-free) | BoulderLocavore.com

I am in the midst of a full on peach panic!  I feel fall closing in and not enough time to try all the wonderful peach recipes I love this season.   I’ve shared many of my tried-and-true favorites over the past few years but in the spirit of making life easy I’ve rounded them up for you today so you too may enjoy the end of peach season! Peaches are a fruit that play well for every meal.  They always deliver in a dessert context but weave into more savory dishes with ease adding a bit of … CONTINUE READING

Back-to-School: 5 Best Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy, Naturally!

Back-to-School 5 Best Tips for Keeping Kids Healthy, Naturally | BoulderLocavore.com

I’ve always maintained starting the school year is like moving to another planet.  The lazy reverie of summer is abruptly replaced by schedules of military precision and strategic wellness planning.  I’ve noted over the years getting to see friends after the long school break, nestled closely in the confines of blistering hot classrooms fosters not only reunions but illness.  As my children have aged the impact of being sick and out of school has a greater penalty so I employ a 5 point strategy … CONTINUE READING

Stuffed Taco Burgers

Stuffed Taco Burgers - BoulderLocavore.com

Am I the only one who is in denial that this weekend is the last exhale of summer in its truest form?  The end of sunscreen-filled days doing whatever suits one’s fancy?  The season where the first thought about dinner starts with what one can grill?  I may wear white shoes next week in protest. Though grilling can really be done all year long, picking something to celebrate the end of the season seemed just the ticket.  One of my favorite food genres is Mexican food, loving the bold, spicy … CONTINUE READING