Recipes

Tuscan Tomato Soup

Tuscan Tomato SoupThe Blonde Bear Tavern in Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico is located in Edelweiss Lodge and Spa where guests may "discover the peak of luxury in Taos Ski Valley".  Executive Chef Joseph Wrede creates refined European alpine cuisine with a devotion to seasonality and local ingredients, which guests may enjoy at their candle-lit tables in this welcoming, sophisticated, and warm oasis from the blistery weather outside.

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Excitement for Leftovers

Excitement for LeftoversAre you excited for Thanksgiving leftovers?  I've included a few borrowed soup recipes to choose from.  I particularly enjoy adding leftover mashed potatoes to classic chicken (or leftover turkey) soups; after stirring them in, the soup is creamy and hearty.

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Lobster Mac & Cheese from Harley & Bucks

Lobster Mac & Cheese from Harley & BucksHarley & Bucks, in Eden, Utah by Powder Mountain skiing, features classic American cuisine and spectacular views of the Ogden Valley Mountains and Pineview Reservoir.  In the Ski Town Soups cookbook, Chef Craig Bonham shares his Roasted Tomato Bisque recipe, which he recommends pairing with a helping of the Lobster Mac & Cheese.  Enjoy the recipe!

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Glazed Short Rib by Larkspur

Larkspur RestaurantLarkspur Restaurant, in Vail, Colorado, showcases an outstanding soup recipe in the Ski Town Soups cookbook - Celery and Leek Potage with Glazed Short Rib, Lentil Du Puy and Tuscan Oil.  In this soup presentation, you stylishly ladle some lentils into the center of the soup bowl and place warmed short rib cubes on top.

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Pork Butt Sausage by The Downtown Grocery

Pork Butt SausageChef Rogan and Abby Lechthaler handily entice foodies with their aromatic and gourmet cuisine at The Downtown Grocery in Ludlow, Vermont, just outside Okemo Mountain Resort.  Ski Town Soups is thrilled to include Chef Rogan’s Wild Maine Shrimp Gumbo in the cookbook.

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Celery Root and Apple Soup with Truffles

Celery Root and Apple Soup with TrufflesEastSide Bistro in Crested Butte, Colorado, offers a breathtaking backdrop of Mt. Crested Butte in a warm, intimate and beautifully decorated dining room.  Owners Ben and Liz Satterlee, along with Chef Kalon Wall, create seasonal menus that reflect locally-sourced baked goods and farm-fresh produce.

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If You Can’t Beet ‘Em, Join ‘Em

If You Can’t Beet ‘Em, Join ‘EmDo you want to elevate your performance on the ski slopes next season?  Try beets to ramp-up your energy levels and speed.  In a recent article from Outside Magazine called “Never Miss a Beet”, the root vegetable was praised for its nitrates which improve efficiency in a workout or training regimen.  Allen Lim, a well-known sports physiologist, claims to have seen “some of the best real-world performances from athletes who make [beets] part of their diet”.

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