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Food Writing

DSC_7380Michele Morris is a freelance food writer and food photographer. She has written and provided food photos for numerous regional publications and websites, including the Denver Post, the monthly food column on the Colorado Homes & Lifestyles online magazine, the monthly recipe column Cooking with Michele® in Out of Denver magazine, the Buzz Cooks column in Buzz in the ‘burbs magazine, seasonal articles for Edible Front Range and Melinda Lee’s Whisk magazine, and healthy eating and lifestyle articles for the Gaiam Community Website. She has been a guest blogger for Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, Edible Front Range, and Monroe Organic Farms CSA.

Her first cookbook, Tasting Colorado: Favorite Recipes from the Centennial State (Farcountry Press) was released in 2013 and her second cookbook, A Taste of Washington: Favorite Recipes from the Evergreen State, will be released later in 2014.

Michele has a passion for teaching others about eating fresh, local foods and you can read about her personal journey to discover local foods and establish relationships with Colorado farmers and ranchers.
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opus denver asparagus salad


Clips and Links

The Lesser Cuts, Edible Front Range Winter 2011

Fish Farm Makes a Splash in Local Food Scene, Fall 2009, Edible Front Range

For the Love of Chocolate, Winter 2009, Edible Front Range

Kick Up the Flavor on Vegetables, January 2009, Gaiam Life Website

Harvest the Summer, Summer 2008, Edible Front Range

Your Guide to Heirloom Tomatoes, August 2008, Gaiam Life Website

3 Delicious Ways to Get More Whole Grain in Your Life, May 2008, Gaiam Life Website

Heat Up Valentine’s Day: 3 (Healthy) Aphrodisiac Recipes, February 2008, Gaiam Life Website

Healthy Holiday Party Food, December 2007, Gaiam Life Website

Healthy Halloween!, October 2007, Gaiam Life Website

How to Make Tofu Tantalizing, August 2007, Gaiam Life Website

Benefits of Eating What’s In Season , June 2007, Gaiam Life Website

Pumpkin Season, October 2006, Life Publications

Let’s Cook, September 2006, Life Publications

quinoa pancakes


Out of Denver Columns

Fresh Herb Infusion, June 2011

Fresh from the Oven, April 2011

Brunch, February 2011

Slow Cooked, December 2010

Eat Your Vegetables, October 2010

Frozen Delights, August 2010

A Zest for Zucchini, June 2010

Spring, Glorious Spring, April 2010

Winter Pasta Classics, February 2010

Entertaining with Flair, Dec 2009

Dinners to Fall For, Oct 2009

Italian Garden Party, Sep 2009

potatoes and celeriac with boursin cheese

Buzz Cooks Columns

Island Escape, April 2009, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Warm Up a Winter Night, March 2009, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Escape to Italy, February 2009, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Comfort Food Done Right, January 2009, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Holiday Food Gifts, December 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Giving Thanks, November 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Roasted Peppers, October 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

The Best Lunchbox at the Table, September 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Tomato Bounty, July/August 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Five Ingredients to Fabulous Fare, June 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

New Mexican Magic, May 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Cool Tools for the Kitchen, April 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

My Thai, April 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Reinventing the Sandwich, March 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Decadent Desserts, February 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Soup’s On!, January 2008, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Elegant Appetizers, December 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Roasting Reviewed, November 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

School Night Suppers, October 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

French Flare, September 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Plan a Picnic, August 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Build a Better Burger, July 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Sensational Summer Salads, June 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Kids Cook for Mother’s Day, May 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

All About Asparagus, April 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Rotisserie Chicken Redo, March 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Romantic Dinner for Two, February 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Lightened Classics, January 2007, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Expect the Unexpected, December 2006, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Thanksgiving Makeover, November 2006, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Halloween Garage Party, October 2006, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Late Summer Grilling, September 2006, Buzz in the ‘burbs

Tasty Tarts, July 2006, Buzz in the ‘burbs

About Michele

My Cookbooks


Profile in Colorado Homes & Lifestyles

CHL with books 7-2014

Restaurant Reviews

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  • restaurant roundup
  • opus denver asparagus salad
  • Valentine's Menu
  • earls kitchen
  • bistro-vendome-creme-brulee

Ingredient Search

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