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Ready to break the rules on salade nicoise? Grab a tomato
By: - 0 Tue, May 3, 2016

Salade nicoise was the first recipe I made when I lived in France, a country that would become my second home.

At the time I was 19, spending a...

Cracker Jack replaces beloved plastic toys with QR codes and a 'mobile experience'
By: - 0 Sat, Apr 30, 2016

It's the seventh inning, "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" just echoed through the park and you've decided, because you're hungry or maybe just a sucker...

Toast mom with savory and sweet topped toasted breads for a satisfying meal
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Apr 29, 2016

To honor Mom on her special day, propose a toast.

No, not the bubbly kind. Rather, a toasted piece of bread topped with savory or sweet...

Try the world of food with mail-order ingredient kits
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Apr 28, 2016

About a year ago, while scrolling through messages on Facebook, a pop-up ad appeared for Try the World ingredient boxes. I was intrigued so I clicked...

On Food: Gooey Butter Cake, a 'St. Louis thing,' hits the sweet spot in Colorado Springs
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

My introduction to gooey butter cake came by way of a neighbor who dropped off a gift she referred to as "gooey coffee cake that is very popular...

McDonald's testing McNugget recipe without preservatives
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

NEW YORK — McDonald's says it is testing Chicken McNuggets with no artificial preservatives as it works to revive its U.S. business.


Doing the impossible: Make a vegan Caesar worth celebrating
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

I've heard that many restaurant chefs despise making Caesar salads, but I don't understand why.

My original recipe was rooted in the classic...

Ready to mix it up on Mother's Day? Try rye berry pancakes
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Breakfast in bed on Mother's Day is practically mandatory.

While that's fine, it doesn't mean you need to serve the same old plain pancakes....

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting April 27, 2016
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016




The Seasoned Chef - 999 Jasmine St., Suite 100, Denver. Call or go online for cost if not...

Wine Guy: California cabernet sauvignon new releases
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

Cabernet sauvignon has been the most popular red wine among U.S. consumers for decades, and California cabs are the best-sellers.

A style that...

3 tips for a better, easier breakfast in bed on Mother's Day
By: - 0 Tue, Apr 26, 2016

Breakfast in bed is a love ritual in our home. Anytime there is a special occasion - a birthday, Mother's Day, Father's Day, whatever - the rest of...

List: Best BBQ in the Colorado Springs area
By: - 0 Mon, Apr 25, 2016

Here's our list, using the 'Best of the Springs' magazine as our source, of the best BBQ restaurants in and around Colorado Springs.


Hint! Hint! This is the treat moms want on Mother's Day
By: - 0 Wed, Apr 27, 2016

I'm always at a bit of a loss about what to say about Mother's Day, not to mention similar holidays that feel slightly manufactured.

I'm not a...

Eat Well: Easy recipes to lighten up Passover meal
By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Apr 21, 2016

Passover, the eight-day Jewish festival that begins Saturday, isn't known for light, flavorful recipes. This year, let spring be the inspiration for...

Pikes Pub: To know your breweries is to know Colorado Springs
By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Wed, Apr 20, 2016

It's easy to get jaded about our liquid liberties living in Colorado, a state with the nation's third-highest number of breweries per capita - 7.3...

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