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10 Ways Tuesday: Melons

I’ve got creative ideas for using melons in late summer cooking: 1.  The Italian Way According to The Silver Spoon (the self-proclaimed bible of authentic Italian cooking), prosciutto and melon is “truly the best-loved antipasto among Italians.” This...

Ingredient of the Week: Melons

The ingredient of the week at La Domestique is the melon. Melon season is in full swing here in Colorado. Our warm, sunny climate is well-suited to cultivating several types of melons. Local farmers are growing heirloom melons and I encourage you to explore them all....

Sunday Series: Gathering, It’s the little things

Last week I met a good friend for lunch at Arabesque in Boulder. This lovely little cafe on the corner of Walnut and 17th street is full of light and life. Middle Eastern inspired food is served for breakfast and lunch. Everything is made from scratch, and their...

This Past Week at La Domestique: Salt

This past week at La Domestique was devoted to salt. Summer is the time of year when salt plays a starring role by enhancing the flavors of fresh vegetables. We delved into artisanal salts and learned how to “salt to taste.” Recipes featured this week...

Tomato & Grilled Corn Salad with Smoked Salt

Summer is slipping away. Can you feel it? The days are getting shorter. The nights are getting cooler. If I stop to really look at my garden, I can see it’s peaking. Squash are desperately reproducing while their giant green leaves wither away. Tomatoes hang...