Just six miles west of Colorado Springs sits the mountain town of Cascade, CO. Also in Cascade is the rustic, yet elegant America’s Rocky Mountain Lodge B&B. The Lodge also offers two cabins built in 1909 for those seeking the true mountain experience. Surrounded by peaks, an abundance of recreation opportunities and nearby attractions this is the perfect location for your next mountain escape. Get a taste of what’s offered at the lodge with the recipes below.
32 oz. bag frozen O’Brien Potatoes
1 roll (1 lb) sage flavored bulk sausage, cooked
10 hard boiled eggs, chopped
1 can cream of mushroom soup
2/3 soup can milk
3 green onions, chopped
2 cups Colby-Jack cheese, shredded
Salt & Pepper to taste
In 8 16oz. greased ramekins, or a 9×13” greased casserole, layer potatoes, sausage and eggs. Combine soup and milk, then pour over other ingredients. Sprinkle top with cheese. Cover with foil. Bake in a 350? oven 45-55 minutes.
To serve, garnish with green onions, or parsley & a tomato slice.
*This can be prepared the night before and refrigerated until you’re ready to bake it.
Frog Eye Salad
2 (20 oz) cans Pineapple Tidbits, drained (reserve juice)
1 (20 oz) can crushed Pineapple, drained (reserve juice)
3 (11 oz. each) cans Mandarin oranges, drained (juice discarded)
Drain juice from all of the above, reserving the pineapple juice – you will need 1 ¾ cups; set aside.
1 ¾ cups reserved pineapple juice
1 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. flour
2 eggs, beaten
½ tsp. salt
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
Combine flour, sugar and salt in a medium saucepan. Stir in pineapple juice and eggs. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thickened. Add the lemon juice and cool.
1 pkg. Acini de Pepe Pasta
Prepare Pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water, and pour into a large bowl. Add the reserved fruit.
1 (8 oz) container Cool Whip
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1 cup coconut
Combine Pasta, thickened juice mixture, cool whip, marshmallows and coconut. Store in an airtight container.