Food Adventures of a Comfort Cook

FOOD ADVENTURES OF A COMFORT COOKby Mary Cokenour During the fall and winter seasons, pumpkins often make an appearance from the maniacal face carved into them for Halloween; to the slice of pie decorating a dessert plate at a holiday meal. While the Jack o’ Lantern pumpkin might be...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenourwww.comfortcookadventures.com In the late 1950s, an A&W opened up in Blanding, with a secondary franchise in Monticello. While the Monticello location went bust after only two years due to lack of business; the Blanding location was holding strong. Not...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour For nine years, Greg and Francie Wild have provided Dove Creek residents, and visitors, with outstanding coffees, breakfasts, lunches, breads, yogurt and cakes. Their current location, next to Frosty’s Liquors, is the third incarnation of Wild Coffee; the...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour Before I can actually tell you about Huck’s Museum and Trading Post, I’ll need to tell how we got there in the first place. We had just spent several hours hiking and exploring the Old Pioneer Dugway (outside Bluff, UT), and the slickrock ledges above it...
FOOD ADVENTURES OF A COMFORT COOKby Mary Cokenour The 21st Century is one of fast, fast, fast; practically everything at your fingertips due to the advances of technology. Even food has become fast; prepackaged at convenience stores; gas up and go! Many a restaurant has gone the way of...
FOOD ADVENTURES OF A COMFORT COOKby Mary Cokenour Mexican Hat, named after the famed sombrero formation, has a history rich in oil, gold prospecting, and uranium/vanadium mining. In 1882, this small town was first named “Goodridge”, after E.L. Goodridge who came to the area in hopes of...
FOOD ADVENTURES OF A COMFORT COOKby Mary Cokenour It is April 1995, Jean and Howard Brundage open up a restaurant that will quickly become a Bluff, UT icon; the Cottonwood Steakhouse. Eleven years later, Rick Reeb and Diana Davidson decide to visit Utah; taking a rafting trip along the...
FOOD ADVENTURES OF A COMFORT COOKby Mary Cokenourcomfortcookadventures.com A new chef has come into Monticello, taken over the old MD Ranch Cookhouse; serving up comfort food to all us cowboys and girls. Lou Jean Cressler’s her name; cooking, grilling and baking are her claim to fame....
by Mary Cokenourcomfortcookadventures.com Do you have a hankering for some tender, juicy beef? Then Line Camp Steakhouse can accommodate your taste buds with perfectly grilled Ribeye or Filet Mignon. Now I’m not talking about the usual sized steaks you might find in fancier restaurants...
by Mary Cokenour, comfortcookadventures.com The owner of Peter Springs Alpaca Ranch, LLC, Dorothy Pipkin-Padilla, began a new venture in 2014, Wild Mountain Meats, LLC; purveyor of Alpaca meats featuring: burger, steaks, chops, ribs and sausage. While Alpaca is a staple in South...

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