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Miss the Staff Town Halls? Watch them here!

Dec. 18, 2020

On December 11th and 16th, CU Boulder Staff Council hosted campus leaders Patrick O’Rourke (Interim Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Operating Officer) and Katherine Erwin (Chief Human Resources Officer), who answered a wide variety of questions on topics important to staff about the Spring 2021 semester and into next academic year. If you were unable to attend, you can view the recorded sessions by navigating to the links included.

Slow Cooker Creamy Tortellini, Spinach and Chicken Soup

Dec. 15, 2020

Story behind the recipe: I found this recipe on the internets (reddit). It was just called THE SOUP because people love it. So I had to try it. And guess what, I also love it. And I wanted to share it with you all in the hopes that it brings...

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Staff-Focused Town Hall December 11 & 16 - Ask Senior Leadership Your Questions

Dec. 6, 2020

Join CU Boulder Staff Council in a town hall to discuss specific concerns related to you as a staff member on campus. If you have ever wanted the opportunity to ask CU leadership specific questions or voice concerns, this is your opportunity!

Shepherd's Pie

Nov. 23, 2020

Description of the dish: While many Shepherd’s Pie recipes take a lot longer to prepare and cook this is a quick way to enjoy a tasty classic. This recipe makes 4 servings (depending on the portion size) Time to prep: 15 minutes Time to cook: 25 minutes Ingredients: 2 pounds...

Italian Sausage Lasagna

Nov. 23, 2020

Story behind the recipe: Growing up my mom made us this tasty lasagna from her 1970s edition of the Betty Crocker’s Cookbook. She made some changes to the recipe to suit our specific likes, but I’ve listed it here how it is in the book. That is what makes this...

Indulgent Chocolate Cake (Secretly Gluten-Free and Vegan)

Nov. 23, 2020

Story behind the recipe: I have made this cake for over a decade now. When I first met this cake, I didn't know about my food allergies. Since then, I've iterated the recipe to adapt to my needs. I've played with a variety of options and substitutions, and found these...

Mom's Meatballs

Nov. 20, 2020

Story behind the recipe: My mother passed this recipe on to me. It was one of my favorite meals as a kid and now it's become one of my son's favorites as well. This is also a great recipe for kids to help prepare! Description of the dish: Spaghetti and...


Nov. 3, 2020

Story behind the recipe: I took my favorite parts from many recipes and combined them to make my own. Description of the dish: A scrumptious chili that will really warm you up! The secret to making it so tasty is the browned tomato paste. You can use any type of...

Sweet Potato, Black Bean, and Spinach Hash

Nov. 3, 2020

Story behind the recipe: I've been trying out some new recipes during the quarantine and this one checks a lot of boxes: it's tasty, healthy, vegetarian, and my sixth grader enjoys eating it! I've shared this recipe with other groups and consistently get positive feedback. Description of the dish: Sweet...

Momma's Pumpkin Bread

Nov. 3, 2020

Story behind the recipe: Every autumn my mother bakes Pumpkin Bread and serves it with Thanksgiving dinner. Description of the dish: My mother never added nuts or raisins. Her bread was smooth and moist. Makes two loaves. Time to prep: 30 minutes Time to cook: About 1 hour 15 minutes...