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Yo, skip the dairy; yogurt alternatives worth a try
Yo, skip the dairy; yogurt alternatives worth a try

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

Making a change in your diet can be an eye-opener at the grocery store. This was the case when I went on the hunt for nondairy yogurt after recently...

Colorado Springs Cajun restaurants kick it up for Fat Tuesday
Colorado Springs Cajun restaurants kick it up for Fat Tuesday

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Feb 23, 2017

When it comes to Mardi Gras parties, Phil Duhon is the go-to guy. After all he's been doing it for 19 years, starting when he was executive chef at the...

Denver Restaurant Week to feature more than 250 eateries
Denver Restaurant Week to feature more than 250 eateries

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Denver Restaurant Week is the best time of the year for foodies anywhere near the Mile High City. More than 250 restaurants will participate and...

Dining review: A visual feast accompanies exceptional java at Switchback Coffee Roasters
Dining review: A visual feast accompanies exceptional java at Switchback Coffee Roasters

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

They say we eat with our eyes first and I'll confess that I didn't expect to have such a visual feast at a coffee shop. But Switchback Coffee Roasters...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Feb. 22, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The Cooks Marketplace - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarketplace.com. - Guy's Night Out,...

Kellogg's unveils Pop-Tarts pizza, tacos at NYC cafe
Kellogg's unveils Pop-Tarts pizza, tacos at NYC cafe

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

NEW YORK — Pop-Tarts might not just be for breakfast anymore. Kellogg's is giving the public a taste of some unique flavor combinations featuring the...

No joke: I must have mushrooms
No joke: I must have mushrooms

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Neither meat nor vegetable nor fruit nor grain, mushrooms are a world unto themselves. Foraging can bring the thrill of discovery - and the crush of...

Greeley family opens store to sell healthy meals in a jar
Greeley family opens store to sell healthy meals in a jar

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 20, 2017

A Greeley family wants to make it even easier to get healthy home-cooked meals. But rather than deliver meal kits filled with market-fresh...

Colorado Springs cooks with German ties share tips for comfort food
Colorado Springs cooks with German ties share tips for comfort food

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Simply by tossing pork ribs, sauerkraut and potatoes into a pot, you can create tender, German-style comfort food. It's all in the braising, which...

Wine Guy: Tired of the same old California reds?
Wine Guy: Tired of the same old California reds?

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Although cabernet sauvignon, merlot and pinot noir remain the most popular red varietal California wines, it's natural to crave something different...

S'mores: Not just for the campfire anymore
S'mores: Not just for the campfire anymore

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

The Girl Scouts may have been marking the 100th anniversary of their cookie sales by adding two s'mores-inspired creations to their lineup, but it...

Round out the roasting repertoire
Round out the roasting repertoire

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 22, 2017

One longstanding piece of advice for busy cooks is to get in the habit of cooking batches of building-block ingredients on the weekends so you can more...

Eat Well: Hydrating honey water product introduced to Colorado
Eat Well: Hydrating honey water product introduced to Colorado

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Michele Meloy Burchfield and Carla Frank are keen on honeybees, and especially on the honey these pollinators produce - so much so that they've created...

For almost any time of day, a super-simple saute
For almost any time of day, a super-simple saute

By: - 0 Tue, Feb 21, 2017

Here's another beans-and-greens treatment for those who collect them the way I do. It's a stripped-down saute of rainbow chard, garlic and white beans,...

Trader Joe's portobello mushroom fries and 3 more food finds worth seeking
Trader Joe's portobello mushroom fries and 3 more food finds worth seeking

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

It's been awhile since I shared some good food finds, so today I bring you tasty snacks, side dishes and a French butter you might want to check out....

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Feb. 15, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration: 275-535. - Yeast Baking Class for...

Small sandwiches add up to a worthy meal
Small sandwiches add up to a worthy meal

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Making two-bite sandwiches for a weeknight meal is a nice way to mix things up. Ideally, they need to pack a lot of flavor into a tidy package....

White House chef a premier culinary position
White House chef a premier culinary position

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Feb 15, 2017

With Presidents Day approaching, it's a good time to ponder who might be tapped to head the White House kitchen for the new administration, as well as...

Bakeries prepared for Valentine's Day crushes - luckily for their forgetful customers
Bakeries prepared for Valentine's Day crushes - luckily for their forgetful customers

By: Rachel Riley - 0 Tue, Feb 14, 2017

On Tuesday, the lobby of Boonzaaijer's Dutch Bakery will fill up with forgetful lovers. Some will order heart-shaped cookie cakes adorned in icing...

Nutella, bacon and other foods you love that are linked to cancer
Nutella, bacon and other foods you love that are linked to cancer

By: - 0 Mon, Feb 13, 2017

With reports that a key ingredient in Nutella may cause cancer, you’re probably wondering: is anything safe to eat? The answer is yes, but you’re not...

Baker with roots at Phantom Canyon Brewing opens retail shop in Colorado Springs
Baker with roots at Phantom Canyon Brewing opens retail shop in Colorado Springs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Shawn Saunders, owner of The Sourdough Boulangerie, has opened a new spot for his bakery, which also has space for a retail store. It's at 6453 Omaha...

Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery lives on in Colorado Springs despite one Colorado closure
Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery lives on in Colorado Springs despite one Colorado closure

By: - 0 Fri, Feb 10, 2017

Break out your all-black bra and inappropriately-short kilt set; it’s time to mourn The Tilted Kit Pub & Eatery on the 16th Street Mall in Denver....

Dining review: Fine service, date-night dining at Mackenzie's Chop House
Dining review: Fine service, date-night dining at Mackenzie's Chop House

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Swordfish and pork chops and steak, oh my! It's no surprise that there's more to MacKenzie's Chop House than beef, but it sure makes it difficult...

Ditch the milk — here are three Colorado beers that pair perfectly with cookies
Ditch the milk — here are three Colorado beers that pair perfectly with cookies

By: - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

When it come to pairing beer with food, certain combinations make sense. Beer and barbecue, delicious. Beer and cheese, luscious. Beer and cookies?...

Colorado Springs chef has winning way of making cheesecake
Colorado Springs chef has winning way of making cheesecake

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Feb 8, 2017

With Valentine's Day approaching, Kevin Clayton, executive chef at The Bistro on 2nd in Monument, might be the man of the moment. His answer to the end...

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