deviled eggs with bacon

It’s that delicious time of year when “fresh” begins to dominate the menu. Days are lengthening, gardens are being prepped and foods are lighter. The deviled egg is so basic, yet can be dressed in so many accessories. Here we add a bit of bacon and green onion rounds both for their deliciousness and color.  I hope you experiment a bit with different flavors, twist, … Continue reading deviled eggs with bacon

boneless ham with brown sugar pineapple glaze

Don’t let social distancing prevent you from cooking, gathering and celebrating with friends and family. Facetime and Zoom are great companions during these times of missed fellowship.   It’s that wonderful time of year again and Easter baskets for the littles are so much fun to put together. My favorite candy to drop in the basket have always been the long-eared cottontails. Did you know … Continue reading boneless ham with brown sugar pineapple glaze

Chef Mallet’s Secret to the Perfect Lamb Chop

At first glance, the meaty lollipop looks like a mystery as how to cook to perfection. Chef Erwin Mallet has come to the rescue of home cooks everywhere, revealing his most important recipe steps for the mouth-watering Mediterranean Colorado Lamb Chops as featured on Villa Azur’s menu. Suggested Pairing:  A lovely Pinot Noir and great friends. Cheers!  Continue reading Chef Mallet’s Secret to the Perfect Lamb Chop