The Broadmoor went all out this season with Christmas-related foods and culinary events. There were holiday breads, king cakes (with chances to win amazing prizes), adorable chocolate Christmas trees and addictive salted cashew brittle. I couldn't resist buying some of the goodies....
re you counting down the days until "Downton Abbey" is back on the air? Been watching reruns so often you've practically memorized the dialogue? Well, Season 4 premieres Sunday, and what better way to celebrate the return of the Crawleys than to throw a tea party? "We are huge fans of...
Heidi Trelstad had been having a whirlwind few years. In October 2010, she opened her bakery, Chef Sugar's Cakes & Confections, and in May 2011, she was featured on the "Food Network Challenge," a reality TV competition. Through all this, she wasn't paying much attention to...
Quicker than you can say "Merry Christmas," these sweet and salty snacks can be ready for guests.
Holiday Pretzel Treats
Yeild: 6 servings
12 bite-size, waffle-shaped pretzels12 Hershey's Kisses12 M&M's candy
Heat the oven to 200 degrees. Set pretzels (one...
Christmas is not Christmas without tamales. And this year, I'm giving a nod to a newcomer in the tamale-making tradition: Lorena Jakubczak, owner of Azteca Gourmet Foods.
Jakubczak grew up in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, a region of Mexico known for traditional tamales. She came to the U.S. on...
Meet Alice Spencer-Robinson, chief elf at the Candy Basement at Spencer's Produce, Lawn & Garden Center. With candy cane-striped glasses and a holiday sweater, you can't miss her.
But you might wonder what a candy store is doing in the basement of a gardening center. That...
Give fudge a festive look and taste with dried cherries and dark chocolate. Visit gazette.com or scan the QR code to watch a video demonstration.
Teresa J. Farney, The Gazette
Cherry Fudge with Dark Chocolate
Yield: 36 servings
3/4 cup butter1 cup granulated sugar3/4 cup...
Give dinner rolls a festive twist with Sorrento Orange Olive Oil from The Olive Tap, 906 Manitou Ave., in Manitou Springs. Visit gazette.com or scan the QR code to watch a video demonstration.
Teresa J. Farney,
Sweet Potato Sweet Rolls
Yield: 24 rolls
What's happening on the dining scene in the Pikes Peak region:
Alchemy - Not Just a Pub, 2625 W. Colorado Ave., has opened.
The restaurant was formerly known as Gertrude's Restaurant with the impression of being a fine dining spot. Tom Lazaron bought the space in 2007, but...