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Parmesan-Buttermilk Cornbread

Parmesan Buttermilk Cornbread is moist, tangy and super delicious!   My mom loved cornbread, especially this recipe for Parmesan-Buttermilk Cornbread, which came from her mom. The buttermilk and Parmesan cheese give this bread a nice tangy flavor. I like to serve it with Award-Winning Chili or Split Pea Soup with Country Ham in the winter,… Read more »

Brandied Sweet Potato Soufflé

Get ready for another showstopper out of mom’s files. I serve this on Thanksgiving as a side dish, but it also makes a wonderful dessert too. There’s no sugar needed in this recipe. The flavor of the sweet potatoes is enhanced by roasting, then adding in brandy, milk, butter, nutmeg and a bit of lemon… Read more »

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

This morning The Denver Post featured a review of a cooking class I conducted last week at the Denver Botanic Gardens. The class, “Appetite for Seduction”, had a Valentine’s Day theme, and provided a turn key menu for a romantic dinner. You can read the article here, and all the recipes are shared there except… Read more »

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Cheese Grits Soufflé

A Kentucky native, my mother Sally loved grits. What good Southerner doesn’t? My favorite grits recipes include some variety of cheese as a key ingredient. My cousin Beth Kidwell’s daughter Sarah created this delicious Cheese Grits Soufflé. Lighter than traditional cheese grits, it’s still full of flavor — and pretty enough to serve at a… Read more »

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Sauteed Mushrooms and Roasted Asparagus

I love asparagus, and am always trying new ways to serve them. One summer I created this recipe that combines sautéed mushrooms together with the roasted asparagus recipe from our cookbook, A Well-Seasoned Kitchen. Now that asparagus is coming into season, I’m going to make this recipe again this week!  

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Sausage, Butternut Squash and Yam Casserole

For some, Thanksgiving is about grand parades, football or even annual 5K morning runs. But, for the Clayton family – it’s always been about the favorite foods that draw our family together. Like many, we celebrate with the traditional dishes, but through the years we’ve updated our favorites with new flavors, hints of spice and… Read more »

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Lemon Rice

This is a creamy rice dish that is great to serve in the spring or summer and makes a wonderful accompaniment to a fish dish.  

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Sweet Potato Fries with Garlic Aioli

Robert decided he wanted to make burgers for dinner last night. We particularly like buffalo burgers made with Bear Mountain Bison ground meat – which comes from our friends Anne and John Draper’s ranch of the same name. I decided to make my favorite french fry recipe to go with the burgers – Sweet Potato… Read more »

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Golden Potato Casserole

This recipe comes from family friend, Charlene Clinton, and it has all of my favorite baked potato toppings (butter, sour cream, cheese, green onions) together in a make ahead casserole. Enjoy!  

Lee Clayton Roper

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I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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