This week marks Colorado’s 140th birthday…and the Olathe Sweet Corn Festival! In honor of those happy occasions, a soup based on our famous Olathe (pronounced o-LAY-tha) sweet corn seemed right for dinner. While I make lots of soup come cold weather, I do still make it in the summer–just not quite as often. Continue reading
I admit it’s difficult or a bit embarrassing, maybe, to put up a grill recipe. It was -12 in St. Paul, Minnesota today. But it’s 60 here and while winter is only a day or two away from returning, I’ve been taking advantage of our brief spring respite for the past couple of days.
(above: first robin in our back yard this spring)
If I drive around the grocery store parking lot, there are still piles of gritty-gray and black snow several feet high. I know it’s nothing like up north, but winter hasn’t disappeared totally and I know it’ll be back to bite us on the butt again.
(below: the tiny woods between our house and our neighbors’ this week– complete with young doe who still runs around with her mom)