Rich but healthy: Spiced carrot-sweet potato-ginger soup with curry

Coconut shrimp provide a tasty, crispy counterpoint Most times, when I think of root vegetables I think of a winter meal of rosemary-crusted lamb on a bed of carrots, sweet potatoes, onions and garlic. But occasionally that combination of veggies screams creamy soup instead. This recipe, which blends carrots, sweet potatoes and ginger in a…

Hang on to summer with this sparkling white sangria

I wore my slippers today. I’m in no hurry for flip flop season to end, trust me, but the chill in the air this morning forced me to take countermeasures. It also left me no room to hope that summer will last much longer in our Colorado foothills. But when  you’re on deck for another…

Orzo salad inspired by Greek flavors

A Mediterranean flavor profile in any dish is always among our favorites. We love the briny taste of Greek olives, the fresh herbs and vegetables and the salty punch of feta. So we dug around in our fridge and came up with this Greek orzo salad to bring all of those flavors and aromas together….

Check out this light shrimp and orzo salad

It was one of those fake spring days in Colorado, where it is warm enough to make you think spring is here and the snow is done. (It snowed a few days after.) Fake spring days always put us in the mood to fake celebrate with spring-feeling dishes for dinner. Like this one. Suzy envisioned…