American Artisan, cheese, Colorado Local, French Cheese

Fresh Chevre with Pistachio + Champagne Grape

Spring is here!

Despite a predictable spring blizzard, this is Denver after all, the grass is green and the trees are looking quite fuzzy with new growth.  However the most important part of spring is most certainly the arrival of the best fresh goat cheese of the year.

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Colorado Local, Lifestyle

Cured Cheese Shop, Colorado

It’s been unusually gloomy outside these days.  Living in a place renowned for it’s majestic peaks and eternally sunny days it has been a little strange to have both of those things obscured by thick sheets of rain.  I do admit, I kind of dig the diffused light filtering through the cloud cover.  It does make ones natural light photography soft and moody.  I also am fond of the compulsion to curl up by the fire, with a good book, and a cup of tea at my elbow that this weather brings.  It certainly harkens back to my Midwestern childhood.
So here I am clattering away on the keyboard, actually enjoying the patter of rain, and thinking about last weekend when the mister and I braved a beautiful autumn day in Boulder touring Cured.  Which if you’ve never been I highly advise you to go, stat.  The whole establishment is lovingly curated with heaps of charcuterie, dripping with jam, and rows and rows of gorgeous cheese.

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Coffee, Colorado Local

Mountain Fold Books & Coffee

Our quest for breakfast at a castle shaped diner (no really!) in the Springs inadvertently introduced us to a rather lovely little coffee shop, Mountain Fold Books and Coffee.  The diner was closed, meaning we missed out on some of the best green chili in town,  however we did scoot on over to Mountain Fold to see what we could see.
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