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Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Slake thirsts with a bucket of craft cocktails

    Updated: Fri, Jul 4, 2014

    Feeling thirsty this Fourth of July? How about a cocktail? Or, better yet, a bucket full of cocktails. That's an idea I picked up at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen from Jimmy Yeager, who had just opened his new Aspen eatery, Jimmy's Bodega, the week of the Classic. He opened...

  • Report to kitchen duty and make your own ketchup, mustard and mayonnaise

    Updated: Wed, Jul 2, 2014

    No matter if you prefer hot dogs or hamburgers on the Fourth of July, without a dollop of ketchup, mustard or mayo, either can taste a bit bland. But take a look at the ingredient labels on store-bought condiments. The added sugar, salt and unpronounceable preservatives can take your...

  • Follow food safety advice when shopping at Colorado farmers' markets

    Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    If you're trying to eat well and stay healthy, shopping for food at a farmers market is a good place to start. But all of that good-for-you feeling can be for naught if food safety is not heeded in the process. Colorado State University Extension offers many helpful tips for shopping...

  • Dinners help pave way for planned Colorado Springs brewery

    Updated: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    The story behind The Beer Dinners: They are a team effort, for sure, starting with Jeff Zearfoss and Melissa Lofton, owners of Common Cause Catering. Their catering company is a social enterprise, meaning they partner with public and private organizations to support the local...

  • Hotel Jerome in Aspen is place to be for the biggest hog fest of the year

    Updated: Fri, Jun 20, 2014

    It's not every day that heritage breed pigs are the main attraction in the ballroom at Hotel Jerome in Aspen. But from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, the hotel will be the culmination of a 10-city culinary Cochon U.S. Tour that started in New York City. Winning chefs from each of the cities on...

  • Colorado Springs caterers know how to take a picnic from ordinary to extraordinary

    Updated: Wed, Jun 18, 2014

    It's picnic season. Packing up a basket of goodies and heading out in search of a lush, grassy spot under a generous shade tree is a quintessential summer pastime. Whether it's for lunch after a morning hike, a family get-together or a romantic evening date, having some delicious...

  • Table Talk video: Avocados Stuffed with Lemon-Tarragon Chicken Salad

    Updated: Wed, Jun 11, 2014

    Give leftover chicken a face-lift with flavors of tarragon, lemon and creamy ripe avocados. Visit or scan the QR code below the recipe to watch a demonstration. Teresa J. Farney, The Gazette Avocados Stuffed with Lemon-Tarragon Chicken Salad - Yield: 6 servings 2...

  • Table Talk video: Lemon Olive Oil Cake

    Published: Wed, Jun 18, 2014

    A second-place winner in The Olive Tap recipe contest a few years ago, this cake is easy to make for a tasty dessert. Scan the QR code with your mobile device or visit to watch a video. Teresa J. Farney, The Gazette Lemon Olive Oil Cake - Yield: 10 servings Butter...

  • List: Father's Day events and dining specials in the Pikes Peak region

    Updated: Thu, Jun 12, 2014

    It's Dad's turn. Father's Day is Sunday; here are some events and dining specials. - Father's Day at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center - Dads are free with one paid regular child or adult admission, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, 201 S. Fairview St.,...

  • Shish kebabs: It's what's for Father's Day

    Updated: Wed, Jun 11, 2014

    Whether you call them shish kebabs or just kebabs (or kabobs), meals on a stick are not only fun to make but also delicious. And what dad wouldn't feel like the king of the roost if his menu consisted of beef, shrimp and chicken kebabs alongside a mixture of grilled veggies? "The...