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8 Ways To Peel A Hard Boiled Egg. Boulder Baffled By The Thinly Shelled Devils, Regardless Of Their Peel Appeal.

February 16th, 2024

  Hard Boiled Boulder Eggs, Successfully Peeled, On Display As Rare Examples Has anyone ever said that your cooking was so bad that you could probably  not boil an egg? In fact, boiling the egg is the easy part. See #2 below for instructions on how to boil an egg. The real challenge is how to PEEL the hard boiled egg. Here are eight things that will get the egg boiled and peeled and leave you smiling at the positive impression left by having whole, peeled hard boiled eggs. Peel like a pro! Peeling the shell from a hard-boiled egg can be a surprisingly tricky task, but several tips can... Read More

How To Shrub Like a Denver Mixologist

October 4th, 2020

Shrub cocktails are all the rage in hipster cocktail bars and underground secret door speakeasies all around Denver.  A shrub is a concentrated syrup that combines fruit, sugar, and vinegar and results in a sweet, acidic mixer that can be enjoyed on its own or used in a variety of mixed drinks. Herbs and spices are also used to created interesting flavor combinations that tantalize the tongue.  Why not impress guests at your next dinner party with a homemade shrub that’s as easy and thrilling to prepare as it is to drink! I will never forget the complex flavors that I untangled with my tongue... Read More

Do the Affogato

July 25th, 2020

The affogato is a beautiful concoction that blends the sweet creaminess of ice cream with the robust intensity of espresso. The simplest type of affogato consists of one scoop vanilla ice cream or gelato with hot espresso poured over it, although I’ve also tried some more decadent versions too (see photo below). While add-ons like chopped nuts, chocolate sauce, liqueur, fruit, or whipped cream can be delightful, I’m a purist who prefers just the two main ingredients. Even if you do like additional toppings, both the espresso and ice cream should still be fresh and tasty on their own. Unfortunately,... Read More