Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Video: Grilled cheese with pizzazz a la Blue Star

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    Food Editor Teresa Farney shows you how old school grilled cheese is turned into a culinary work of art at the Blue Star restaurant in Colorado Springs.

  • Table Talk: A sweet place to find fruit pies in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Nov 28, 2014

    Alice Spencer-Robinson, elf-in-chief at the Candy Basement at Spencer's Produce, Lawn & Garden Center, 1430 S. Tejon St., has the candy shelves brimming with holiday sweet treats and fruit baskets ready for the giving. When you drop by to fill your candy dish needs, check out the...

  • On Food: Give the holiday table a colonial touch with a cup of punch

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Last month I learned about making cocktails using steeped tea at the Les Dames d'Escoffier International in Boston. Cynthia Gold, one of only six tea sommeliers in the world, led the session that covered tea, brewing, cocktails and etiquette. After studying the tea fields of China...

  • Culinary gift guide makes shopping for economical items easy

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Have a BFF who also happens to be a BFE (best foodie ever)? If so, you likely want to gift them with something useful and economical this holiday season. Not a clue what that something might be? We're here to help you avoid the craziness of hitting the mall without a single idea in...

  • Colorado Springs chef serves multi-course family-style meals at his Sunday Super Club dinners.

    Updated: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    James W. Davis Jr., executive chef at 2South Food and Wine Bar, 2 S. 25th St., is offering the Sunday Supper Club, a series of private (sign up for membership online) family-style dinners at 6 p.m. Sundays. Cost is $29 per person for a four- to six-course meal. Wine pairing is $19. A...

  • Colorado Springs chefs give generously for good causes

    Updated: Fri, Nov 7, 2014

    Local chefs bring their best game to benefit events such as the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. Not only did the 14 chefs who fed the 300 attendees Oct. 9, bring all their own prepared food and employees to help serve it, they also participated as live auction figures and...

  • Colorado Springs chefs show their talent for decorating gingerbread houses

    Updated: Thu, Nov 20, 2014

    Four teams of gingerbread house bakers constructed some amazing structures at the Early Connections Learning Centers' Gingerbread and Jazz event Nov. 8. Bon Appetit, a food service management company, for the second year took the top prize of $500 for its Haunted Holiday Mansion....

  • New Italian influenced restaurant is open in Winter Park

    Published: Fri, Nov 21, 2014

    Andrew Aghjanian, sous chef at Volario's in Winter Park, prepares parpedelle with wild mushrooms, barolo butter, thyme, and garlic. Visit gazette.com to view the video.

  • Colorado Springs barbecue experts offer tips for grilling turkey for Thanksgiving

    Updated: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    As Thanksgiving preparations get into full swing, there's a way to free up valuable kitchen real estate - the oven - by taking the holiday bird outside to the barbie. Tom turkey can be in the gas grill getting all nice and brown while soaking up some great smoky flavors. We talked to...

  • Eat Well: Tips for substituting lower calorie sides for holiday meals

    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Ah, holiday feasting! Mashed potatoes oozing with butter and cream. Sweet potatoes candied up with brown sugar and butter. Pumpkin puree mixed with sugar and milk and poured into a rich pie crust. It's all so good. And potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin are very nutritious foods....