Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs chefs cook up their best dishes for the Glass Slipper Ball

    Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    One of the most anticipated culinary events is the Glass Slipper Ball at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Each year a bevy of talented chefs converge on the ballroom to show off their best appetizers and desserts in the hopes of taking home the...

  • In honor of Famous Potato Bowl, a tribute to the spud

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    In honor of Air Force's appearance in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on Saturday, we write in praise of the rough-and-ready tuber. According to the Idaho Potato Commission, potatoes are cultivated on more than 300,000 acres of Idaho land, making the state one of the primary sources for...

  • Eat Well: Rice is nice within limits

    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    The January issue of Consumer Reports — which has a trustworthy reputation for consumer product testing and research — features “The Truth About Gluten.” As I read the story, I didn’t find a many surprises: A very small percentage of the population actually has celiac disease, which...

  • Colorado Springs chef teaches clients of AspenPointe culinary skills

    Published: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    Brent Beavers, training chef at AspenPointe's Café at Citizen's Service Center, prepares a curry chicken soup.

  • Colorado Springs pastry chefs construct a life-size gingerbread house at Broadmoor

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    So what happens when you cut 14 chefs loose with 400 pounds of powdered sugar, 300 pounds of flour, 
200 pounds of candy, 120 pounds 
of butter, 100 pounds of honey, 
95 pounds of egg whites, 73 pounds of eggs and 10 pounds of spices during the holiday season? They roll up their white...

  • On Food: A magical bean pot for Christmas

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    I inadvertently gave myself an early Christmas gift: a micaceous pottery bean pot. Although I had heard of, and was intrigued by, mica clay cooking vessels, I never had gotten around to buying one. My interest was reignited at a seminar in Santa Fe, N.M., where a panel of experts...

  • Colorado Springs homecooks offer up their best holiday cookie recipes

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    We asked for it and you, dear readers, responded. "Do you have a winning cookie recipe?" was the question we posed on Nov. 12. The recipes started flowing in shortly after, and by deadline time, there were more than 40 entries. The top prize would be a $25 gift card from King Soopers...

  • Colorado Springs chef shows the tricks of making pad thai

    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    Jasmine Andrew, owner of Narai Siam Cuisine, prepares pad thai. Visit gazette.com to view the video.

  • Headed north of Colorado Springs? A few dining options

    Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    It's the shopping season, which means a possible road trip to Denver. Check out Earls Bar and Grill, a Canadian-based chain with two locations in Denver: 8335 Park Meadows Center Drive (outside Park Meadows shopping center) and 1600 Glenarm Place (downtown). The menu features...

  • Getting your Vietnamese fix in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Dec 5, 2014

    There's another place to get a steaming bowl of pho or crispy egg rolls: Saigon Wings Vietnamese Cuisine, 3712 Galley Road. The buncha gio chay ($7.95) is a tasty way to chase away the chill. It's a mixing bowl-size serving full of vermicelli, lettuce, cucumber, bean sprouts topped...