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Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs chef on the move with his urban street food; cantina among recent closures

    Updated: Sat, Jun 7, 2014

    Look fast. Brother Luck is on the move - again. Luck, who proved to be one of the top chefs in the Springs during his time as a chef at Cheyenne Mountain Resort from 2008 to 2010, left the area to pursue opportunities in Chicago. He returned to the Springs in 2012 for the executive...

  • Table Talk video: BLT Panzanella Salad

    Published: Wed, Jun 4, 2014

    Here's a dish that allows tomatoes to show off in a delicious combination of flavors such as a BLT sandwich. Visit or scan the QR code below the recipe to watch a demonstration. Teresa J.

  • Yogurt machine is ideal for making homemade yogurt

    Updated: Tue, Jun 3, 2014

    Back in the '70s, I was into making yogurt. I had a gallon-size electric yogurt maker, and it was so simple to use. I just heated up a gallon of milk, added some yogurt (store-bought or from another batch I had previously made) and plugged in the machine overnight. The next morning,...

  • Table Talk video: Easy Spring Salad

    Updated: Wed, May 28, 2014

    Here's a quick salad to fix with flavors that shout summer. To easily cut a dozen cherry tomatoes in half, place a plastic lid from a quart yogurt tub upside down on the counter. Load as many cherry tomatoes as possible to fill the lid. Place another plastic lid that is the same size...

  • Table Talk video: Artichokes

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    The artichoke is among the better spring gems, but knowing what to do with one can be a mystery. Watch my video about choosing, preparing and serving this unusual-looking vegetable. Visit or scan the QR code below the recipe to watch a demonstration. Here's a recipe for...

  • Table Talk video: Spinach Pie

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    The Greeks serve spanakopita - spinach pie - on special holidays. But why wait for an occasion? This dish is delicious as a side or entr?. Scan this QR code with your mobile device or go to to see a video. Teresa J. Farney, The Gazette Spanakopita (Spinach Pie) -...

  • How to build a bodacious burger on your grill

    Updated: Wed, May 21, 2014

    Memorial Day ushers in the start of two important seasons in Colorado: camping and grilling. The best summer weekends include both. For some grilling pointers, we turned to Dan MacDonald, co-owner of Colorado BBQ Outfitters, 6850 N. Academy Blvd. This is definitely a place to go when...

  • Fun Guide: Restaurants

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    - Beau Jo's, A chain of pizza shops in Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins, Evergreen, Idaho Springs, Arvada and Steamboat Springs that has been around since 1973 serving what it calls Mountain Pies - Colorado style pizza. There are also salads and sandwiches. - Camp Robber,...

  • Fun Guide: Food festivals

    Updated: Sun, May 18, 2014

    - Colorado BBQ Challenge, June 12-14, Frisco, Some 70 barbecuers compete for a variety of awards in categories including pork, ribs, chicken, brisket, barbecue sauce, side dish, salsa and dessert. There are chef demonstrations, pig races, a whiskey tour and musical...

  • New farmers continue to sprout up in Colorado Springs area

    Updated: Wed, May 14, 2014

    Farmers markets are gearing up for summer, bringing with them the promise of fresh, local options after a long season of imports. During the past 10 years or so, the number of seasonal markets has increased from a handful to more than 20, with new ones continuing to crop up. Today...