Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Downtown Colorado Springs restaurant wants to set world record during grand opening

    Updated: Sat, Feb 28, 2015

    Although The Cheese Grill, 26 E. Kiowa St., opened earlier this year, owner and chef Scott Clark is having a grand opening Saturday. There will be a challenge to set a world record for a person wearing the most T-shirts at one time. Details: 633-1134 or find The Cheese Grill on...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala principal judge teaches class

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Sixteen lucky people will get a chance to meet and learn from The Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala principal judge, Allen Smith, who is a chef instructor at The Santa Fe School of Cooking in New Mexico. He will teach his popular "Fundamentals of New Mexican Cookery" at Chefs...

  • New York City cookbook author perfects small batch soup recipes

    Updated: Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    A new cookbook is taking soup recipes where others haven't gone: scaling them back to create mini servings for feeding smaller households. An empty nest served as the inspiration for Joanna Pruess' latest cookbook, "Soup for Two - Small-Batch Recipes for One, Two or a Few." "I love...

  • Eat Well: Healthy berries and flour-less pizza crust add up to good nutrition

    Updated: Tue, Feb 24, 2015

    Recently I came across two new-to-me products packed with healthy nutrients. Let's start with aronia berries, or chokeberries. There's a reason they're called chokeberries: These purple berries offer an astringent taste. The fruit is native to North America and was a staple in the...

  • Comfort food the focus in former Colorado Springs Mexican restaurant

    Updated: Fri, Feb 20, 2015

    ACME Bar & Grill has opened at the site of the former Estela's Mexican Restaurant, 925 S. Eighth St. It's from owner Ashley Deroche and business partner Phil Duhon, who says, "I'm the cook here." The pair own Oscar's Tejon Street Bar. The interior of ACME is rustic, warm and...

  • Colorado Springs resort plays host to celebrity chefs, wine and spirit experts at culinary weekend

    Updated: Thu, Feb 19, 2015

    Prepare yourself for an over-the-top weekend of eating and drinking when The Broadmoor staff put their minds together to create a culinary experience. After all, we are talking about a resort with a Forbes Five Star and an AAA Five Diamond rating. So, not surprising, the Taste &...

  • On Food: Colorado Springs stay-at-home mom wins baking memories challenge

    Updated: Wed, Feb 18, 2015

    Elayne Prechtel was up to the challenge. By chance, the avid home cook read our story about the Rodelle Challenge. Contestants were asked to send their best, worst or funniest baking moment. Prechtel knew she had a good story and was eager to share it. "This is a special story that...

  • Colorado Springs cooks and chefs duke it out for bragging rights for best gumbo

    Updated: Fri, Feb 13, 2015

    Who dat? Cook-off contestants who will gather at the Soda Springs Park, 35 Park Ave. in Manitou Springs, for the annual Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo culinary challenge 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Professional chefs and amateur cooks take on each other for first, second and third place as well as...

  • Colorado Springs chefs with New Orleans ties set the table for Mardi Gras feast

    Updated: Wed, Feb 11, 2015

    During Mardi Gras, thoughts of fasting, feasting and celebrating are mixed with a sudden interest in all things Louisiana Cajun. "Laissez les bons temps rouler" (Let the good times roll) can be heard across the land. Locally, some chefs with ties to New Orleans can't help but heed...

  • Live Well: Dump guilt, embrace health benefits of dark chocolate

    Updated: Tue, Feb 10, 2015

    I don't ever need excuses to eat chocolate. But if you're one who feels guilty each time you partake, here's a tip. Consult Julie Pech's "The Chocolate Therapist: A User's Guide to the Extraordinary Health Benefits of Chocolate." Pech, a self-anointed chocolate therapist as well as...

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