Table Talk: Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center reopens popular dining spot

By: teresa Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

The Garden of the Gods Gourmet catering and events culinary team is once again in place at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St.

"We are not only going to be once-again running the restaurant (Café 36), but...

On Food: Items worth searching for on grocery store shelves

By: Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Today I'm going to be a bit nutty. Then I'm going to get my "Freekeh" on. And finally I'll smooth things out with a dose of culture.

About that nutty part. Have you heard of NuttZo? I hadn't until my...

Colorado Springs culinary expert is honored with a scholarship in her name

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Maylen Gasper and Lisa Mazza are happy culinary students. They each were awarded $2,600 Fran Folsom Culinary Arts Scholarships to further their studies at Pikes Peak Community College. Gasper also was awarded the...

Colorado Springs gardening expert teaches how to make most of growing own vegetables

By: Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

A sure sign that summer can't be far off is the sight of the first bulbs cracking through the barren soil. Another is the announcement that Larry Stebbins, founder of Pikes Peak Urban Gardens, is holding his last...

Food truck serving Mexican, Italian fare on the move in Colorado Springs; grocer co-op closes

By: Teresa Farney, The Gazette

Ramon Q's Cantina Foodstruck has hit the streets, serving a combination of Mexican and Italian foods from the flashy orange mobile food truck.

Check Facebook for hours of operation and exact location. It is...

Table Talk: Pork takes center stage at Chefs' Gala

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Miss Piggy had her 15 minutes at the Colorado Springs Chorale Chefs' Gala at the Antlers Hilton on Sunday. Of the 24 dishes sampled and judged for awards, a whopping eight featured pork in some way, including bacon...

Hello, Sriracha bacon; now where's that Sriracha ice cream?

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

At the end of a recent column on Sriracha - the increasingly popular go-to sauce for spicing up foods - I posed two questions: "Can Sriracha ice cream be far behind?" and "Sriracha bacon anyone?"

I was only...

Vegetable and fruit purees stand in for fat to make healthier desserts

By: Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

It's April Fool's Day. Looking for a fun, harmless prank?

We've got one that involves turning desserts into healthy alternatives using some tricks of the trade.

Our go-to expert on transforming sugar-...