License to Cook Colorado Style

Written by Diane Edwards, Glenna Brissey

Retail: $8.95
ISBN: 9781932043709
Dimensions: 5-1/2 x 3-1/2 inches
Pages: 178

These recipes, collected by Diane Edwards and Glenna Brissey, originated from Coloradans and artists who love to create Western and ethnic foods. They are presented in handy, recipe-card-size, spiral-bound book.

Coloradans tend to cook and bake with a little Southwestern flavor, but they are eclectic in their food choices, leaning towards the healthiest and quickest ways to cook. Coloradans, known for their love of the outdoors, also love chocolate as much as anyone!

A free sample:

Sweet Cherry Puff Pancake (p. 34-35)

2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup flour
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup milk
3 large eggs
1 can dark sweet pitted cherries, drained; reserve syrup
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon cherry-flavored liqueur
Mint leaves and lemon curl, garnish
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Melt butter in 10-inch ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, in small bowl, whisk flour, sugar, milk, and eggs. Pour into skillet; cook one minute. Place in oven and bake ten minutes. In small saucepan over medium heat, combine reserved cherry syrup, cornstarch, and cherry liqueur; heat to boiling until liquid has thickened. Stir cherries into syrup mixture. Heat through. Spoon over puff pancake. Garnish. Serves 6.