All About Squash

November 13, 2011

Every fall I go on a pumpkin diet. This diet, however, isn’t a diet in the sense that involves withholding of any kind. We’re talking about more of an exclusive indulgence in a particular ingredient: pumpkin. Lattes, soups, breads, scones, pie (obvi). My favorite pumpkin creation of the season has been this extravaganza: layers of […]


The ultimate indulgence

October 4, 2011

Full disclosure: I love carbs. I know what you’re thinking: Who doesn’t, right? But I’ve got it especially bad. Cake, cookies, pancakes, cupcakes. Bread. I love it all. I’ve even earned a reputation as cupcake guru among my Denver friends, and during my college days I carried around the nickname, “Carbs.” (It may have been […]


Food Trucks!

August 28, 2011

Not long ago, I was in Portland, OR, and I was charmed by a recurring sight in the city landscape: food trucks. Pods of colorful vehicles congregating bumper to bumper or side by side, dishing out fast, fresh eats. One hot dog truck even had a decked-out school bus parked alongside it for diners to […]


Girls’ Night Out

June 25, 2011

An evening at Stir presents all the necessary ingredients for a smashing girls’ night: tasty cocktails—check. Amazing food—check. Lively conversation—check. And so it was last Friday evening. Women came from all corners of town for Stir’s Girls Night Out: Summer Fun. Frankie and Wendy brought Sandra out for her birthday. Jackie grabbed her mom, who […]


Save your appetite for The Big Eat

April 8, 2011

If you’re checking out Stir, then it’s safe to say that you like food. And good food at that. So I must share word of a new event that has a good chance of becoming the next best Mile High tradition. It’s called The Big Eat. This foodie festival is hosted by EatDenver, our city’s […]


Let the culinary adventures begin

April 1, 2011

Hello, foodies, Denverites and Stir Cooking School friends. I’m Caroline. I enjoy yoga, bicycles, coffee shops, good design, and believe that no day is complete without some kind of treat. I also love the challenge of new things. Several weeks ago, a friend invited me to join her for one of Katy’s classes at Stir— […]