Category: Recipes

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close in Edinburgh Feels Like Home – and Then There’s the Outsider Cocktail

Monteith’s Close on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile really knows how to make you feel like they are glad you’re there. And they have an award-winning bartender who created The Outsider Cocktail.

Score! Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sweet Bacon-Broccoli Salad Snares a Broccoli-Hater

Score! Creamy, Crunchy, Spicy, Sweet Bacon-Broccoli Salad Snares a Broccoli-Hater

Even a broccoli-hater will eat this salad. Guaranteed. (Hint: it’s the bacon!)

Thanksgiving Roundup

Thanksgiving Roundup

A selection of mouthwatering and tradition-laden Thanksgiving recipes from the Glover Gardens archives.

Haiku: Icy Aspens

Haiku: Icy Aspens

sparkling crystal limbs perfect in their nakedness waiting for springtime We’re back at Little House in the Rockies. It’s beautiful. I’m thankful. © 2018 Glover Gardens

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

Found Recipe: Garlic Herb Butter French Bread

A recipe from another blogger that NAILS garlic bread.

Party Recipe: Peppercorn Beef Sausage

Party Recipe: Peppercorn Beef Sausage

With its unexpected and delightful crunch of whole peppercorns and spicy beef flavor, this easy-to-make home-cured sausage will wow your party guests.

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

Party Recipe: Golden Onion Dip

The flavor is reminiscent of the onion dip in the plastic container served alongside potato chips at backyard barbecues, but it also has a jazzy, sophisticated taste and mouth-feel from the fresh yellow onions simmered to golden perfection and a dash of vermouth.

Sangria Still Life

Sangria Still Life

Real life at Glover Gardens has been a little too busy for the Glover Gardens blog to be active for the past week or two…but I’m revving up for a revival. I “catered” a friend’s 50th birthday party in the Texas Hill Country this weekend, […]

Haiku: The Uninterested Llama

Haiku: The Uninterested Llama

Fall colors in Jefferson, Colorado make the perfect backdrop for an uninterested llama, who inspired a haiku.

Grilling at Glover Gardens: Spicy Jerk Game Hens

Grilling at Glover Gardens: Spicy Jerk Game Hens

Tender, succulent bites pack a one-two flavor punch of spicy-sweet and an aroma redolent of the Caribbean – this dish is a keeper. The jerk sauce and marinade are fabulous with poultry, but also with other meats and grilled veggies.

Haiku: What a World This Is

Haiku: What a World This Is

ill-mannered heathens – just keep your feet to yourself! #WhataWorldThisIs   © 2018 Glover Gardens

Purple Mountain Majesties

Purple Mountain Majesties

This is my patriotism: I want it to be America the Beautiful forever. For my kids, and yours.

Happy Father’s Day to the Grill-Meister

Happy Father’s Day to the Grill-Meister

The Grill-Meister is a great Dad to his son and Bonus Dad to mine. While Dad was alive, he and the Grill-Meister “got on like a house afire.” He takes great care of his elderly parents. He’s fun, thoughtful and resourceful. And great at grilling! […]

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

Citrus and Tequila-Glazed Chicken Thighs

A decades-long subscription to Bon Appétit inspired this citrusy and piquant take on the ever-moist chicken thigh.

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The “Eat More Vegetables” Campaign: Grilled Vegetable Salad with Mozzarella and Golden Raisins

The sweetness of the golden raisins and the balsamic vinegar are a perfect foil for the earthiness of the grilled vegetables and garlic, and the crunch of the romaine alongside the creamy mozzarella pearls provides a nice textural balance. This dish is a easy stunner.

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

New Orleans, the Kentucky Derby and a Boozy Bourbon Milk Punch

Even though the traditional Kentucky Derby cocktail is the mint julep, the libation of choice for the Grill-Meister and me is the Bourbon Milk Punch. It is lusciously, sinfully rich – a milkshake for grownups.


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