Hot Artichoke Dip

This is my go-to, easy appetizer recipe for gatherings or potlucks: Hot Artichoke Dip. Each time I make it, the entire dip is devoured. It’s cheesy goodness! Best part is, the preparation and cooking of this dish is easy. This is a combination of many recipes, that I have since perfected and mine is a […]

Kale and White Bean Soup With Vegetarian Sausage

This is a delicious and light soup my roommate Jackie likes to make. It’s simple and warming for the Fall and Winter months and it’s perfect to save to eat throughout the week and re-heat. We added vegetarian sausage, but you can always add Italian sausage if you prefer. Kale and White Bean Soup with […]

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, […]