Plaid Friday

November 23rd is Plaid Friday

… And you know what that means! It’s time to show your support for local Fort Collins businesses and get some Christmas shopping done, early! There’s plenty going on Downtown (check out the Be Local website for details) and all of our local food products will be 10% off all day.  Stop in from 11 to 3 pm to see Cowboy Jay and snag samples of his legendary salsas and coffees before they run out! [Read more…]


Fort Collins Foodies Walk: November 16th, 2012

In case you haven’t heard, the Cupboard is a participant in the Downtown Business Association’s new “Fort Collins Foodie Walk.”  This means that on the third Friday of every month, we’ll be hosting special events and keeping our doors open for the city’s epicureans and we’d love for you to drop by!

This Friday we will be hosting two exciting guests:  David, roaster and owner of The Coffee Registry, and Chef Karin Ekhart and Chef Beth Sharp from The Nutrition Therapy Institute of Denver.

Haven’t heard of the Coffee Registry yet?  David created The Coffee Registry with the intention of changing the world [Read more…]

Caramelized Sweet Potato Wedges

Honey and Chipotle Glazed Sweet Potato Spears

This amazing recipe came from Roots by Diane Morgan, who recently visited The Cupboard. These sweet potato spears were also very popular during the first Fort Collins Foodie Walk held every third Friday of the month. This sensational and easy recipe reflects the influences of Southwestern cuisine—roasting sweet potatoes with chipotle powder, fresh lime juice, and honey. Serves 10. [Read more…]