Cory’s Kitchen: Fall 2021 Edition

Colorful leaves, crisp mornings, and hearty meals mean one thing: fall is officially here! Whether you’re a pumpkin spice fanatic or enjoy the more subtle flavors of the season, C Lazy U’s kitchen is here to deliver. Our Executive Chef Cory Untch is already dreaming up delicious meals to carry us all the way through the season. Don’t want to wait until your fall dude ranch vacation to find out what delectable dishes await? Read on to get a sneak peek of our Fall 2021 menu.  

Related: What Makes Dining At C Lazy U So Special?

Harvest-Inspired Approach

This time of year, fall activities are on everyone’s minds, and the culinary team is no different. As he maps out his menu for the season, Chef Cory draws on memories of harvest time as a child. From fall markets to canning and preservations to prepare for winter, autumn marks the gathering of families returning indoors to warm their bodies – and hearts. Cory’s menu is equally heart-warming (and filling)! In addition to featuring seasonal favorites, the team will also be welcoming back slow-cooked food. Not only does this method of cooking enhance each ingredient’s unique flavors, but it creates fall-off-the-bone tenderness.

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Prepare For Fall Flavors  

In the fall, guests can enjoy horseback riding to see postcard-worthy views of Colorado’s famous golden aspens, hike through miles of crunchy leaves, or snuggle up around the fire to reminisce about the day’s activities. And at C Lazy U, the magic doesn’t stop at mealtime. Chef Cory and his team are building fall’s menu based on the starlets of the season – including apples, winter squash, venison, duck, and elk. More interested in sweet than savory? Don’t worry! Cory’s team works side-by-side with the pastry team to ensure your dish is seasonal perfection from start to finish. 

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Chef’s Favorite Fall Dishes 

Chef Cory has revealed that fall’s menu will include homemade pasta, stews, and comfort foods like chicken-fried steak. While we can’t showcase the full fall menu just yet, we did ask Chef Cory to share his favorite autumn dishes – and there’s a good chance his personal favorites may influence autumn’s upcoming meals.  

Favorite fall breakfast: Sweet potato & apple corned beef hash

Best autumn lunch: Soups such as clam chowder, chili, or ham and white bean

Delicious seasonal dinner:  Beef stew with ossobuco and truffles

Appetizing autumn snack: Fresh apples and sharp cheddar cheese

Favorite fall-inspired drink: Whiskey Old Fashioned 

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At C Lazy U, fall is uniquely beautiful – as is our gourmet, farm-to-table dining. Cory and his entire culinary team are excited about the seasonal change and are looking forward to showcasing some new dishes that are sure to excite the senses.

Is your mouth watering yet? Be sure to book your stay at C Lazy U ranch now to get a taste of the action!

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