Tasting Colorado: Favorite Recipes from the Centennial State showcases the dazzling variety of Colorado's cuisine, from classic Western fare to innovative fusions of global flavors. Mouthwatering photographs bring to life 120 recipes both simple and sumptuous from Colorado's finest restaurants, lodges, guest ranches, and bed-and-breakfasts. For a fresh take on fabulous food, sample the Cowboy Corn Cakes; Crème Brulee French Toast; Bear Creek Smoked Trout Pate; Tequila-Lime Salsa; Grilled Palisade Peaches, Serrano Ham, and Rocket Salad; Poblano Chile and Chive Mashed Potatoes; Buffalo Redeye Stew; Sweet Corn Soup with Cilantro Puree; Colorado Leg of Lamb with Creamy Polenta and Lamb Jus; Chili-Chocolate Bourbon Cake; and Roasted Colorado Peach-Pistachio Brioche Pudding with Ice Cream. Complementing the clear, straightforward writing are 157 tantalizing color photographs. Maple syrup gilds a stack of pancakes, sliced grilled peaches glisten atop a plate of arugula, a mélange of colorful melons fills a crisp white bowl.