Pumpkin Ice Cream and more…

Cyrus and I are in the middle of closing on our first house in Evergreen, CO–a mountain home!  I thought it would be nice to make a special dinner to celebrate.  We made it to the next step in the process–time for the appraisal next week (crossing our fingers!). Last night I prepared the pumpkin custard…

The Mountains Are Calling

Click for panoramic  Twin Lakes We stopped to fill our cooler at a liquor store in Frisco.  Luckily the laws in CO allow the sale of refrigerated high point beers, so this O’dell Double IPA was icy cold.  Toast to Independence Pass–almost to Aspen!

Entertaining Bottles and Brews

I decided to share a few unique beers that I enjoyed over the past couple months. The last two also happen to be in very high demand and are very difficult to find. Pay close attention the labels too. I especially enjoyed reading Heady Topper’s can: “Don’t be a d-bag. Recycle this can.” I got…

A relaxing evening with a couple of Steelhead Porters

Took my dog on a walk on this beautiful day, then went to try out a short hike on Turkey Mountain. Afterwards, I rewarded myself with trying a new porter while cleaning my brother’s condo. He just moved to South Carolina:( …then another to help me relax when I got home. Anyway, it was hard…