Curry Flavored Baked Kale Chips

It is early February, and after a dry, snow-less, rather depressingly-bad-skiing January, the heavens delivered to us recently a few inches of fluffy white goodness that helps these winter months go by faster.… Continue reading

The Best Bechamel Woolworths-style Lasagna this side of the Pond

As I type this we’ve had the first snowfall up high and autumn is well on its way out. The air is crisper, the days are shorter, the mornings are darker and I… Continue reading

South African Style Peppermint Crisp Tart

Peppermint Crisp Tart is the furthest thing from local I could write about, but it takes me straight back to growing up in South Africa and memories of my childhood friend Colleen whipping… Continue reading

Jason’s Healthy Summer Vegetable Soup

We are in the peak harvest season at the moment and each week I arrive home with a large canvas shopping bag filled to the brim with fresh, gorgeous and ripe vegetables. It’s… Continue reading

Massaman Thai Curry with Sweet Potatoes, Onions and Stir-fried Veggies

The high country of Colorado is something everyone should experience at some point in their lives. Living in the towns at the base of these mountains makes you literally look up a lot,… Continue reading

Argentinian-style Chimichurri Sauce

With spring and early summer vegetable shares comes piles of herbs – mainly of the parsley and cilantro kind. As there are only so many dishes on which you can sprinkle fresh chopped… Continue reading

Curried Chickpeas and Spinach with Poppadoms

Meatless Mondays – the grassroots movement to encourage the reduction in meat consumption by 15%  – is something we’re making a concerted effort to follow. Easier said than done when we have a… Continue reading

Pasta with Chorizo and Shrimp in a Spicy Tomato Sauce

In September last year, while the husband was partying at a jam-band festival for Labor Day weekend, I packed my bag and hopped on a plane to visit a dear friend of mine… Continue reading

About ‘Let’s Cook Local’

Welcome to our little world of eating and cooking as local as possible in the middle of the Rocky Mountains in a small town called Carbondale, CO, where the elevation sits above 6000… Continue reading