More Teresa Farney Articles

Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Get a taste of former Denver Dry Goods department store tea room menus at special dinners in Canon City

    Published: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

    Al and Linda Ballard, owners of The Ca?n City Queen Anne restaurant and tea house in Ca?n City, are never at a loss for ideas for unusual themes for their special teas and dinners. And, for some of us of a certain age, their newest theme, Tribute to the Denver Dry Goods "Tea Rooms,"...

  • The local farmers markets schedule

    Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Farmers markets Monday - Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Sept. 29, springsfarmers - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., noon to 6 p.m., through October, Tuesday - Fountain City Hall, 116 S....

  • Colorado Springs has some hidden food treasures if you're willing to search them out

    Published: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

    Today we'll take a look at some unusual culinary discoveries: sauerkraut, the Back-to-Basics farmers market and checca sauce. You may have paused at the idea of sauerkraut being unusual. But the sour cabbage made by Anke Verburg - who, with her husband, Mitch, owns Schnitzel Fritz...

  • TABLE TALK: Manitou Springs eatery has new life in new location

    Updated: Fri, Jul 11, 2014

    Adam's Mountain Cafe could be compared to something like a phoenix rising from its ashes, young again to live another cycle. The owners, David and Farley McDonough, were forced to move from their location in the heart of Manitou Springs when the restaurant was ravaged by flooding...

  • Table Talk Video: Jalapeño Poppers

    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    Here's a fun finger food that is a spicy delight without adding a lot of fat for a first course. Visit or scan the QR code below to watch a demonstration. Teresa J. Farney, The Gazette JALAPENO POPPERS - Yield: 8 servings Olive oil cooking spray1/2 cup low fat...

  • Try your hand at cooking a meal in parchment paper for some extra wow factor

    Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    En papillote. Know what that means when you see it on a menu? It's a French term meaning "in paper." At the very basic level, think of it as a "hobo pocket" you might have made on a camping trip. You layer food in foil, fold the foil closed and pop it on the campfire. In the case of...

  • 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...