Mushrooms are a great way to add a burst of flavor and variety to your meals while simultaneously providing a healthy boost. Mushrooms have an incredible ability to absorb flavors, making them a perfect canvas for different seasonings and herbs. When they're sautéed to perfection, their umami-rich taste elevates any dish.
This month’s recipe is the perfect blend of comfort and gourmet, making it suitable for any occasion, whether it's a cozy family dinner or a special celebration. The cranberries add a festive touch, turning this meal into a culinary masterpiece. Whether you're a food enthusiast or simply looking for an indulgent, homestyle feast, this chicken and potato creation is ready to satisfy your every craving.
Pumpkins are the classic taste of fall in North America, just witness the rise of pumpkin spice in almost every pastry and drink offered from September through November. With names like Tricky Jack, Spooktacular, and Ghost Rider, pumpkins are fun whether you’re carving a jack-o-lantern for the front porch or digging in to create a delicious dish. In this recipe, the Colorado Proud team takes a classic Italian staple, gnocchi, and adds pumpkin for the perfect autumn taste.
Today, children across the state celebrated Colorado Proud School Meal Day. Hosted annually by the Colorado Departments of Agriculture and of Education, this day celebrates Colorado agriculture and educates K-12 school kids about healthy eating – and about where their food comes from.
Colorado is good at growing potatoes, whether it’s in the San Luis Valley, Eastern Plains, or even on the Front Range! Perhaps the most well known potatoes come from the San Luis Valley, which is home to many potato farming families who grow more than 70 varieties of potatoes. With plenty of sunshine and higher elevations, the valley’s mild growing conditions are ideal for potatoes. They even celebrate the potato with its very own festival!
From the six food trucks competing in the third annual Governor’s Plate competition at the Colorado State Fair, Stoke Pizza received the Golden Plate award for their wood-fired chorizo, elote, and green chile pizza. Papa Mario’s Grilled Cheese was chosen as the People’s Choice winner for a third year in a row for their Tiff Special roast beef sandwich.
Governor Jared Polis sampled all dishes to award the Golden Plate and event attendees voted on their favorites during the event.
Sometimes finding hay is not so cut and dried! Thankfully, the 2023 Colorado Hay Directory is here for livestock owners looking for alfalfa, grass, mix, or other hay products.
Organized by region, the Hay Directory listings include the type and amount of hay available, bale type and size, whether laboratory analysis is available, certified weed free status, and organic hay certification.
The summer heat is turning up, but we have an idea on how to stay cool. It’s peach season, and those long awaited juicy fruits are showing up at farmers markets, roadside stands, orchards, and grocery stores for all to enjoy.
TGIFMS: Thank Goodness It’s Farmers’ Market Season!
As Coloradans and visitors look to sample the agricultural bounty of our state, the Colorado Department of Agriculture releases its 39th annual Colorado Farm Fresh Directory, which helps consumers find farmers’ markets, roadside stands, u-picks, and more.
Summer is here and the temps are rising, offering this broccoli salad for your friends and family is a refreshing way to enjoy this bountiful crop. Served lightly charred on the grill, broccoli gets the star treatment for this crispy and hearty side dish.