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Pink Starbursts and brownie edges: How our quirky preferences are driving the future of snacking
Pink Starbursts and brownie edges: How our quirky preferences are driving the future of snacking

By: - 0 Fri, May 18, 2018

About a year ago, my younger sister texted me a photo included in a clickbait listicle about "genius" food inventions: a plate of brownies at a bake...

Suburban Seattle restaurant chain bringing its burgers and beers to Colorado Springs
Suburban Seattle restaurant chain bringing its burgers and beers to Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Thu, May 17, 2018

A Washington state restaurant chain with nearly 20 Pacific Northwest locations is expanding to Colorado Springs. Hop Jacks, based in suburban...

List: Best BBQ in the Colorado Springs area 2018
List: Best BBQ in the Colorado Springs area 2018

By: - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

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

Colorado burrito boasts 5 pounds of potatoes, carton of eggs and so much more
Colorado burrito boasts 5 pounds of potatoes, carton of eggs and so much more

By: Seth Boster - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

DENVER - She wears a ball cap with the Batman logo, but she is no hero to me. She is concocting my doom. "Potatoes," Carolina Villaseñor says,...

How to boost your homemade smoothie game: A step-by-step guide
How to boost your homemade smoothie game: A step-by-step guide

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Sure, you could head to your neighborhood juice shop and order a $7 or $8 smoothie. But blending your own is easier on your wallet and lets you...

See how three tweaks can transform a quesadilla
See how three tweaks can transform a quesadilla

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Arguably, nothing satisfies more simply and universally than cheese melted on toasted bread, which is why countless variations exist across cultures....

This grain salad just might up the ante on tabbouleh
This grain salad just might up the ante on tabbouleh

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

This vegetable- and herb-packed whole-grain salad - whether warm or chilled - has a flexibility that comes in handy with the changeable spring weather....

Colorado Springs CSU Extension office offers classes to certify people who want to sell homemade foods
Colorado Springs CSU Extension office offers classes to certify people who want to sell homemade foods

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Think you make the best salsa? Friends egging you on to bottle and sell your apricot preserves? Are those chicks you've raised mass-producing eggs?...

Crisped rice treats without the cloying marshmallow? Sweet
Crisped rice treats without the cloying marshmallow? Sweet

By: - 0 Tue, May 15, 2018

Whether you find crispy rice treats irresistible or much prefer dark chocolate for dessert, this recipe will satisfy on all fronts. Like the...

How I love labneh, the Middle Eastern schmear
How I love labneh, the Middle Eastern schmear

By: - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

Visiting the yogurt case is like taking a trip around the world: Greek, French, Australian, Icelandic styles and more. If you're lucky, you'll find...

Wine Guy: South Africa wine industry straddles old, new worlds
Wine Guy: South Africa wine industry straddles old, new worlds

By: - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

After decades as an afterthought for most consumers, the South African wine industry - dating to the 1600s - is poised to take its place on the world...

A great bowl of ramen doesn't need pork or chicken
A great bowl of ramen doesn't need pork or chicken

By: - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

One of the great benefits of the boom in American ramen joints is the increase in plant-based bowls. No longer do vegans and vegetarians need to avoid...

Think big when you buy a cutting board
Think big when you buy a cutting board

By: - 0 Wed, May 16, 2018

Foodies tend to label this equipment or that ingredient a must-have. If the ordinary home cook had them all, there wouldn't be room in the house for...

Hurtin' for a donut? Missouri-based Hurts Donut to open in northeast Colorado Springs
Hurtin' for a donut? Missouri-based Hurts Donut to open in northeast Colorado Springs

By: Rich Laden - 0 Mon, May 14, 2018

Hurts Donut Co. wants its customers to feel good, despite its tongue-in-cheek name. The Missouri-based doughnut chain will open its first Colorado...

Colorado Springs area literary events starting May 13, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

Book signings, poetry slams and other literary events in and around Colorado Springs.

9 great options for treating mom on Mother's Day around Colorado Springs
9 great options for treating mom on Mother's Day around Colorado Springs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Sat, May 12, 2018

Here are a few options around Colorado Springs for giving mom a treat on   Mother's Day. Reservations fill quickly. - Brunch on Royal Gorge...

Colorado Springs chefs reminisce about their moms' influence on career paths
Colorado Springs chefs reminisce about their moms' influence on career paths

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

Mother's Day is a time for sons and daughters to celebrate that special person who gave birth and nurtured them from infancy to adulthood. For some...

Colorado Springs award-winning chefs delight diners on local farm during the summer
Colorado Springs award-winning chefs delight diners on local farm during the summer

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

The Grazing Life is in its third year of offering farm-to-table dinners called "A Night on the Ranch," often held at Corner Post Meats in Black Forest....

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting May 9, 2018

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

Cooking classes and other culinary events in and around Colorado Springs.

Sick of kale Caesars? Toss this together
Sick of kale Caesars? Toss this together

By: - 0 Tue, May 8, 2018

I used to like a kale Caesar as much as the next vegetarian. But its ubiquity has ruined it for me. Now, no matter how much I massage those leaves or...

Save your cash and build your own lunch bowl
Save your cash and build your own lunch bowl

By: - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

Tell me if you've heard this one before. Friday: "I'm going out to lunch again. Why don't I make my own grain bowl?" Saturday: "People are going to...

Five-minute, mess-free bowl of fresh oatmeal makes mornings easier
Five-minute, mess-free bowl of fresh oatmeal makes mornings easier

By: - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

I'm usually all about cooking shortcuts. But for the longest time, I insisted on making oatmeal on the stovetop, expending too much effort on something...

Black rice pudding a new twist on comfort food
Black rice pudding a new twist on comfort food

By: - 0 Wed, May 9, 2018

This pudding is a lot like the old-fashioned rice pudding you know. It is cooked the same way, by simmering rice in milk seasoned with warm, aromatic...

Pikes Pick: Get healthy with a new bar in town
Pikes Pick: Get healthy with a new bar in town

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Mon, May 7, 2018

There's a new bar in town. No, not the boozy kind. The healthy kind. RXBAR is my new favorite protein bar. I'm a big label reader, and if I see more...

Eating fast food may affect women's fertility, study finds
Eating fast food may affect women's fertility, study finds

By: - 0 Fri, May 4, 2018

The foods women eat could be tied to their risk of infertility, a new study from Australia finds. Researchers found that eating fast food regularly...

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