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Dining Review: Colorado Smokehouse tiny in size, big in smoked meaty taste
Dining Review: Colorado Smokehouse tiny in size, big in smoked meaty taste

By: Robin Intemann - 0 53 min ago

The distinct scent of smoked meats was missing the day I visited Colorado Smokehouse in Fountain. The two smokers weren't in operation, so there were...

Pie Fives closed in Colorado Springs, elsewhere; franchisees have tangled with parent company
Pie Fives closed in Colorado Springs, elsewhere; franchisees have tangled with parent company

By: Rich Laden - 0 Yesterday

Pie Five Pizza, the fast-casual, build-your-own pizza chain, has closed its two Colorado Springs locations and two more in the Denver area after...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting March 22, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Registration: 955-3400,...

Sometimes, it's OK to 'dirty up' your clean eating
Sometimes, it's OK to 'dirty up' your clean eating

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

I understand why people gravitate toward the term "clean eating." It's an appealing way to describe a dedication to the most healthful, most pure...

Blue Bell ice cream returning to Colorado Springs next week
Blue Bell ice cream returning to Colorado Springs next week

By: Rich Laden - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

Get your favorite ice cream bowls ready: Blue Bell is returning to Colorado Springs. Blue Bell ice cream, gone from Springs-area retailers for nearly...

How to make a simple chicken soup worth crowing about
How to make a simple chicken soup worth crowing about

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

A bowl of real chicken soup satisfies at almost any time of year because it's the lightest comfort food around. Its aroma is as complex as that of...

Wine Guy: Quality wines from the state of Washington
Wine Guy: Quality wines from the state of Washington

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Over the past couple of decades, Washington has emerged as a premier winegrowing region, second only to California in the U.S. Horse Heaven Hills,...

Eat Well: Colorado Springs kid chefs focus on healthy comfort food in contest
Eat Well: Colorado Springs kid chefs focus on healthy comfort food in contest

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

Here's a way to get kids to eat healthy: Let them create recipes to enter in a cooking contest. That's what more than 150 District 20 students did...

You think you don't like beets? Try 'em this way
You think you don't like beets? Try 'em this way

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 21, 2017

This salad, best described as a "small plate" using the current culinary lingo, offers a refreshing bright spot this time of year when we have had our...

Company recalls 21,000 pounds of frozen pizza sold at Walmart
Company recalls 21,000 pounds of frozen pizza sold at Walmart

By: - 0 Sun, Mar 19, 2017

A California-based company is recalling more than 21,200 pounds of frozen pizza sold at Walmart retail stores in 11 states due to potential listeria...

Table Talk: Till Kitchen's evolution and new pasta, cocktail classes
Table Talk: Till Kitchen's evolution and new pasta, cocktail classes

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Since it opened in June, Till Kitchen, 9633 Prominent Point, has been evolving. Within about six months of the restaurant's opening, a large portion of...

What to do on St. Patrick’s Day around Colorado Springs (and where to find specials)
What to do on St. Patrick’s Day around Colorado Springs (and where to find specials)

By: Halle Thornton - 0 Fri, Mar 17, 2017

Here are some of the St. Patrick's Day-related events and specials at Colorado Springs-area bars and restaurants.

Dining Review: Toast or Not Toast? Loyal Coffee's menu lets you choose
Dining Review: Toast or Not Toast? Loyal Coffee's menu lets you choose

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Loyal Coffee offers more than a cuppa Joe. With a limited food menu, an array of alcoholic/nonalcoholic beverages, teas, a cool vibe and industrial...

Colorado Springs distilleries make Irish whiskey for sipping and cooking
Colorado Springs distilleries make Irish whiskey for sipping and cooking

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

Whether sipped or used as an ingredient, Irish whiskey is the beverage of choice on St. Patrick's Day. Here's a primer on all things whiskey. First,...

Colorado Springs restaurant group plans to start delivering meals on Mondays
Colorado Springs restaurant group plans to start delivering meals on Mondays

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

At the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, I always try to fit in as many of the American Express Restaurant sessions as possible. Last June I dropped in...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting March 15, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990,...

They look like crab cakes, but these vegetable patties can hold their own
They look like crab cakes, but these vegetable patties can hold their own

By: - 0 Tue, Mar 14, 2017

You look at the photo and think, "crab cakes," right? Nope. These are made from hearts of palm and artichoke hearts, spiked with a little Old Bay and...

DIY tortillas take time. These bean-topped corn cakes don't.
DIY tortillas take time. These bean-topped corn cakes don't.

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

When I think of corn and beans, I think of Mexico, where they - along with chili peppers - form the bedrock of the cuisine. The corn is typically in...

Don't let the fancy name fool you. This tart is a piece o' cake.
Don't let the fancy name fool you. This tart is a piece o' cake.

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

Here's a recipe that will remind you to keep a stash of puff pastry in the freezer. Homemade is lovely, but there's no shame in using store-bought....

Give your oatmeal the glam treatment
Give your oatmeal the glam treatment

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

This sumptuous breakfast bowl is what happens when frumpy regular oatmeal gets a modern, stylish makeover. It doesn't take much effort, and the...

Dinner in 30 minutes : An eggplant trick to keep up your sleeve
Dinner in 30 minutes : An eggplant trick to keep up your sleeve

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 15, 2017

This recipe sounds like a mouthful, and it is - in a good way. Cashews and red onion provide a tender crunch, and there's just enough chicken to...

Schools want out of Michelle Obama's lunch rules, kids say 'Yuck'
Schools want out of Michelle Obama's lunch rules, kids say 'Yuck'

By: - 0 Mon, Mar 13, 2017

Faced with students who won't buy lunches low in salt and sugar and jacked up with bland-tasting grains, the nation's 54,000 school cafeteria workers...

AROUND TOWN: A Recipe for Hope record 1,100+ share Care and Share's vision
AROUND TOWN: A Recipe for Hope record 1,100+ share Care and Share's vision

By: Linda Navarro - 0 Thu, Mar 9, 2017

More than 1,100 people sat down to lunch March 2 at The Broadmoor to follow a vision of ending hunger in Colorado Springs. By the end of Care and...

Colorado Springs man followed love for cooking to become butcher
Colorado Springs man followed love for cooking to become butcher

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

Jason Nauert fell in love with butchering the moment he started classes at the Rocky Mountain Institute of Meat, a program offered through the Cook...

If you think you don't like lima beans, these recipes may win you over
If you think you don't like lima beans, these recipes may win you over

By: - 0 Wed, Mar 8, 2017

We all have those foods we turn to when we want to feel taken care of. We don't worry that they won't turn out because they always do. For me, it is a...

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