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Recipe: Aperol Spritz

If this cocktail doesn’t say summer in Italy, I don’t know what does. Bring a little taste of Italy to your back porch this summer with an Aperol Spritz. Ingredients... Read More »

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Recipe: Packing the Perfect Mid-Ride Picnic

Lunch on the Roll Ride until your hungry … or can’t get enough of the view Cycling can certainly kick one’s appetite into gear, and a picnic lunch is a... Read More »

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Recipe: Picnicking On a Bike Ride

Lunch on the Roll Ride until your hungry … or can’t get enough of the view Cycling can certainly kick one’s appetite into gear, and a picnic lunch is a... Read More »

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Recipe: Rhubarb Tartlets

Between the creamy custard, bright color and melt-in-your-mouth crust, this recipe makes for a perfect ending to any meal! Ingredients unsalted butter, for greasing plain flour, for dusting 375 g... Read More »

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Recipe: Endive Radish Salad with Ricotta Toast

Have you joined the COVID baking craze while stuck at home? If so, this would make a great topping for one of your homemade loafs. If not, you can swing... Read More »

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Recipe: Alain’s Homemade Gnocchi

Many of us have been spending extra time in the kitchen lately which has provided an opportunity to work on culinary skills! If you’re looking for some inspiration, Tour Leader... Read More »

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Recipe: Ricotta Dumplings with Asparagus and Garlic

Recipe: Ricotta Dumplings with Asparagus and Garlic Get excited for spring with this fresh recipe! Looking for something new to cook up as you settle into spring? Roll up your... Read More »

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Recipe: Classic Italian Panna Cotta

If you’ve got guests coming over and would like a delicious desert that takes very little prep time (though it does need a pit of patience while it solidifies,) this... Read More »

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Recipe: Portuguese Egg Tarts (Pastéis de nata)

This iconic, palm-size pastry recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in convents. Presently, locals eat this custard-filled... Read More »

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Recipe: Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Recipe: Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup With the recent bout of chilly weather in Colorado, there has been a lot of discussion in the US office about the wonders of a... Read More »

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Recipe: Tiramisu (Gluten free from me to you!)

Tiramisu: Make it gluten free! You won’t even know the gluten’s gone missing… This recipe will be a hit at any meal, but is also a special nod to my... Read More »

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Recipe: Ginger Squash Soup

Recipe: Ginger Squash Soup Fall is here and with the crispy air comes an excellent excuse to head out to the farmers market and pick up some fresh squash followed... Read More »

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Recipe: Sicilian Pistachio Cake

Recipe: Sicilian Pistachio Cake It is well known across Italy that each region has its own culinary specialty. The foothills of Mount Etna, in eastern Sicily, grow pistachios with such... Read More »

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Recipe: Asparagus Frittata With Burrata and Herb Pesto

Easy and delicious, this frittata makes for a great brunch dish or an easy late-night dinner. Here’s a classic from Mark Bittman’s recipe box. Ingredients 1 small bunch medium asparagus,... Read More »

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Recipe: Tomato and Peach Salad with Whipped Goat Cheese

We love foods that are fresh from the garden (or farmer’s market). Here is a great summer salad that is super quick to prepare but looks and tastes like it’s... Read More »

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Recipe: Potato Salad with Eggs and Mustard Vinaigrette

Warm weather means backyard BBQ’s and pot luck dinners! At the Fort Collins office we have been enjoying an abundance of boiled local eggs during staff lunches, so we’re excited... Read More »

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Recipe: Spanish Bocadillos

Bocadillos  or typical Spanish sandwiches are made on a long, tubular barra de pan (think baguette). The sandwich is usually made of some combination of cured ham, cheese, tomato, tuna,... Read More »

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Recipe: Provençal Greens Soup

In Provençe this soup is typically made from locally foraged greens, so if you can improvise with your favorite leafy greens! Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 leeks, cut... Read More »

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Recipe: German Chocolate Cake

If you ask a German about German chocolate cake you will likely hear a response the to the effect of – “never heard of it”. This is because German Chocolate... Read More »

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Recipe: Grandma’s Gnocchi

After Cycling Hidden Tuscany Plus! Tufa Towns, some of our travelers returned home with a newfound love of gnocchi.  This recipe will (hopefully) give you a taste of Tuscany no... Read More »

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Recipe: Simple French Crepes

Whether you’re in the mood for sweet or savory, this simple French staple can be home to any number of fun fillings! Ingredients ¾ cup sifted flour Pinch of salt... Read More »

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Recipe: Grilled Lamb Kebabs With Flavors of Greece

Recipe: Grilled Lamb Kebabs With Flavors of Greece If you’ve just finished reading about Cycling Ancient Greece From Sparta to Kalamata Plus! Pylos and can’t wait to get a taste... Read More »

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Recipe: Pesto Genovese

Recipe: Pesto Genovese Gardening season is here and that means many of us have bunches of basil just begging to be used. Here is a pesto recipe perfect for turning... Read More »

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Recipe: Shredded Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad

Shredded Brussels Sprout and Kale Salad Brussels Sprouts and Kale are hardy vegetables when it comes to surviving the winter growing season. We love to use them in salads during... Read More »

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