Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Eat Well: Time to show your heart some love

    Updated: Tue, Jan 27, 2015

    While love has its own day on the 14th, heart health is the main focus of February. American Heart Month is a time to show yourself the love. And a statistic that always astonishes me is that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, as well as men, in the U.S., according...

  • Colorado Springs wine festival features wines of Italy

    Updated: Thu, Jan 22, 2015

    For 24 years, the Wine Festival of Colorado Springs has been the best weekend of sipping and education about the juice of the grape - and this year will be no exception. Scheduled Feb. 19 to 21, the focus of the three days will be an immersion into wines of Italy, the world's largest...

  • On Food: Go online to discover unusual and delicious foods

    Updated: Wed, Jan 21, 2015

    In December I gave myself a gift: I bought a subscription to "The Rosengarten Report." Who is Rosengarten and why would you care about what he has to report? I'm talking about David Rosengarten who achieved fame as a TV chef on the Food Network starting in 1994. His show, "Taste,"...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs eateries and fast food chains offer healthier menu items

    Updated: Thu, Jan 15, 2015

    January has become the time of year for making changes, usually in the form of lifestyle switches like pledging to eat healthier. And, lo and behold, restaurants are here to help you with those choices. Whether you are looking to cut a few calories or just interested in eating food...

  • Eat Well: Colorado Springs vegan cookbook author gives pressure cooking a boost

    Updated: Tue, Jan 13, 2015

    JL Fields is all steamed up. No, she's not mad about anything. As a matter of fact, she's pretty darn happy about almost everything, especially her latest cookbook, "Vegan Pressure Cooking: Delicious Beans, Grains, and One-Pot Meals in Minutes." Fields has become the consummate mover...

  • Colorado Springs couple bring a taste of Detroit to the city

    Updated: Fri, Jan 9, 2015

    If you have Michigan connections, you may also have a fondness for Detroit Coney dogs. Those who have longed for a taste of that classic tube steak topped with meat sauce will have their wishes answered Monday at 11 a.m. with the opening of Rock City Sliders and Coneys, 405 N. Union...

  • On Food: Culinary gadgets can be helpful for the home cook

    Updated: Wed, Jan 7, 2015

    It's time to sing the praises of some new-to-me gadgets. I didn't know I needed another way to cook bacon in the microwave until I saw the WowBacon microwave cooker at Sparrow Hawk Gourmet Cookware, 120 N. Tejon St. I love the way it holds the bacon strips so there is no splattering...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs has said good-bye to holiday season but there are still plenty of festive wine dinners to check out

    Updated: Fri, Jan 2, 2015

    Don't mothball the party duds yet, even though the holiday season is in the rear-view mirror. There are plenty of occasions in January to get gussied up to enjoy some fine wine and food pairing dinners. Here are just a few to get on your radar. - If you haven't visited The...

  • Eat Well: Combine moderate eating habits with exercise to achieve healthy lifestyle

    Updated: Tue, Dec 30, 2014

    Since January 2000, I've been having weekly lunches with a bunch of losers. It all started when newsroom colleagues organized a Weight Watchers meeting. It was the new millennium and time for me to get serious about dropping the extra padding that I had put on since starting my...

  • Table Talk: Cirque du Soleil chef keeps culinary balls in the air feeding the 100 member touring company

    Updated: Fri, Dec 26, 2014

    On Tuesday, the touring cast of "Varekai," a Cirque du Soleil show, will be setting up the stage and, most importantly, a pop-up kitchen at The Broadmoor World Arena. Liz Samatis, the executive chef for the show, and her staff will unpack cooking equipment that outfits a full-size...

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