Bourbon Rooster is a curious chook. As Chris Rubeck prepares it in Lafayette, the typical sauce doesn’t taste substantially like the famous whiskey, but his tangy-sweet, fruity variation on a spicy teriyaki topic turns boneless hen thighs into craveable candy. It’s the signature dish at Ruby Ru’s Road Eatery, a well-liked foods truck successfully graduated to a storefront at 1280 Centaur Village Generate in close proximity to Centaurus Superior University.
At Ruby Ru’s, the magic formula is grilling the hen until finally the glaze chars a tiny and serving it scorching and greatly sauced over steamed rice. The moist thighs are also dished in a taco jammed with slaw, grilled pineapple and aioli. The portions are generous as are the sides of mac-n-cheese, Cajun potatoes and grilled summer vegetables.
Other choices are sausages, rooster tacos, chicken banh mi and jerk chicken rice bowls and a Buffalo hen-finger sub.
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What to do with too much watermelon
These are the juicy summer days when the domestically developed watermelons are so sweet and inexpensive. Colorado’s melon fame will be celebrated on Watermelon Working day, Aug. 21, at the 144th Arkansas Valley Truthful in Rocky Ford with watermelon carving and seed spitting contests and all the watermelon you can eat. The problem with watermelon is that that the finest types are bodily enormous and you have to determine out how to use and protect that excessive of goodness. In addition to ingesting it simple or in a salad with feta cheese, I like to slash off the flesh in chunks and puree it in a blender for drinks and freezing in cubes. I also puree ripe melon with coconut milk and honey to make frozen sherbet.
Franklin Escobar of Familia Pupusas shares this uncomplicated consume recipe by way of the Boulder County Farmers Industry.
Watermelon Agua Fresca
20 ounces (approx.) watermelon flesh, seeded, slice into chunks
2 1/2 cups drinking water
1/2 tablespoons honey
Position the watermelon, drinking water and honey into a blender. Blend until eventually sleek. Pressure if you want a lot less pulp. Taste and alter flavor. Chill completely and serve.
Longmont dinners on the farm
Longmont caterer Whistling Boar hosts a Caribbean-themed meal Aug. 21 at MetaCarbon Organic Farm with a tour of the regenerative farming website. Reservations: whistlingboar.com … Longmont’s Ollin Farms and chef Paul C. Reilly present a Coperta farm lunch on Sept. 19. Crops showcased will include things like Japanese eggplant, heirloom tomatoes, Dragon Tongue beans, summer garlic and Jimmy Nardello peppers. Reservations: ollinfarms.com
Marketplaces: Pie cherries to cotton candy
Besides peaches, apples, freshly pressed cider, and doughnuts, Ya Ya Farm & Orchard in Longmont delivers their Montmorency pie cherries — harvested, pitted and frozen. They are by significantly the most effective cherry wide variety for cherry pies and a tough commodity to uncover. … For a marketplace change of tempo, pay a visit to the Nederland Farmers Current market, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Food stuff sellers include 5 Freedoms Dairy, Head in the Clouds Cotton Candy, Green Tahini, Tortilleria la Esmerelda, The Vegetable Categorical, Kathmandu, Columbine Bakery, Coloradough Pizza, and Ranch Bakery.