Homemade Marinara Spaghetti Sauce – A Family Recipe

My momma is a wonderful cook. She is 100% Italian (her maiden name is Spatafore) and with her own garden our whole life, we always had fresh vegetables and food on our table from our backyard. She is organic to the core and keeps me inspired to serve, shop and eat organic. This is her […]

Restaurant Lovins: Farraddays’ – Isle Casino

Note: This is part two of a restaurant review after being invited to visit Isle of Capri Casinos (Lady Luck and Isle Casino) in Black Hawk, Colorado. The lowdown: Name: Farraddays’ Location: Black Hawk, Colorado in Isle Casino (401 Main Street) Cuisine: Contemporary American Ambiance and Interior: Our reservations were at 7 PM. We headed […]

Restaurant Lovins: Otis & Henry’s – Lady Luck Casino

I have never been to Black Hawk, Colorado. A little less than an hour from Boulder, I took the venture with the man accompanying me after a warm invitation from the brand manager to tour their two casino locations in Black Hawk, Lady Luck Casino and Isle Casino, both owned by Isle of Capri Casinos, […]

Guest Post: Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good via Ashalah

Note: This is my first guest post on Grace(Full)Plate from my friend Ashley of http://www.ashalah.com/. Ashley is a traveler, foodie and interior designer. Her Tres Leches is to die for – and this Fall, Ashley whipped up what she is calling “Pumpkin Stuffed with Everything Good.” We’re sharing it here. Let us know what you […]

Colorado Cheese Festival 2010

This past weekend my good friend Doni of Nomadic Foodie and I headed to South Denver for the Colorado Cheese Festival (a great Groupon deal!) Doni and I both adore cheese. I’ve written about it here and I wrote a guest post on her blog about how to prepare the perfect cheese plate. Held at […]

Potluck Sunday: Shepherd’s Pie With Turkey and Sweet Potatoes

Potluck Sunday is a weekly tradition my close friend Jodi started – bringing friends together to share their favorite dishes, laugh, eat and be merry every Sunday. I cover Potluck Sunday frequently and is a staple here on this blog. Follow the previous Potluck Sunday posts here. Since I didn’t grow up eating meat, I […]