Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs on verge of getting a year-round local food market

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    No sooner do bulbs start popping through mulch than gardeners start chomping at the bit to plant veggies. And the soon-to-be-open farmers markets have locavores - those who want to only eat food produced in a small radius of their home, say 50 miles - particularly excited. But what...

  • On Food: Fava beans make delicious soup and cashew nuts just got tastier

    Updated: Wed, May 13, 2015

    I always can count on my friend Kim Jones to provide the easiest and best-tasting recipes. She and her husband moved away from the area a few years ago, but I saw them on a recent whirlwind road trip. She didn't let me down. At their home in Fort Worth, Texas, she served up rosemary...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs becomes home to second location of Manitou Springs-based pizzeria

    Updated: Fri, May 8, 2015

    A second spot for the popular Manitou Springs Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza is open at 1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. (Target shopping center), but is not quite ready for prime time. A May 1 grand opening for the new pizza place has been shoved back to later this month. The new...

  • Table Talk video: Gorge on some great bbq at the Royal Gorge

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    Gazette Food Editor Teresa Farney checks out the new and improved food at the restaurants at the Royal Gorge. Executive Chef Beau Green is your culinary food guide with some coffee rubbed beef and tasty pickles.

  • Kids give mom a break from kitchen duty by making treats for her special day

    Updated: Wed, May 6, 2015

    OK, junior cooks: It's time to head to the kitchen, grab an apron and whip up something in honor of the busy woman you love who takes such good care of you. It doesn't have to be a complicated recipe. Think of dishes that require five ingredients or less. Even better, how about...

  • Eat Well: How to make Taco Tuesday healthier

    Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    If it's Tuesday, it must be taco night, so why not make a taco bar for dinner? Switch it up with an eye to making a healthy taco, starting with the protein. Instead of using the standard ground beef, try fish. Tuna is a popular choice, and you can get fresh tuna, which is great...

  • Table Talk: Take mom for a spot of tea on her special weekend

    Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015

    Mother's Day, one of the biggest eating out days of the year, is nearing and reservations at restaurants are filling up. In fact, getting a reservation at one of the big brunches is probably not an option any more. What to do for mom? How about treating her to a spot of tea a day or...

  • New Mexico chef serves up dishes fit for a Cinco de Mayo fiesta

    Updated: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    With Cinco de Mayo less than a week away, I have tips and recipes that can help you create a festive south-of-the-border meal. I learned the tips at a Foundation of New Mexican Cookery class taught by Allen Smith, who was in town to serve as principal judge for the Colorado Springs...

  • Second Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza to open, this time in south Colorado Springs

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    The owner of Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza in Manitou Springs is opening a second location in the former The Front Pizza Wine and More, 1670 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd. (west of the Target store). A peek in the door revealed a Ruffrano's Hell's Kitchen Pizza sign and red faux flames...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs coffee shop expanding food menu

    Updated: Thu, Apr 23, 2015

    Eric Umenhofer, owner of Colorado Coffee Merchants, 302 E. Fillmore St. is stepping up the food game at his coffee house and roasting facility. He has opened up the east side of his store to make room for a diner bar. That, in part, is because since January, Stephanie Lyman, owner of...

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