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One-on-one with Broadmoor Executive Chef David Patterson
One-on-one with Broadmoor Executive Chef David Patterson

By: Teresa Farney - 0 4 hr ago

1-on-1 WITH 
DAVID Patterson Question: Three words to describe your food? Answer: Simple, honest, ingredient-driven. Q: Six words to describe...

Broadmoor's new executive chef is 'young,' but David Patterson brings his own history of excellence
Broadmoor's new executive chef is 'young,' but David Patterson brings his own history of excellence

By: Teresa Farney - 0 21 hr ago

If name-dropping were part of chef David Patterson's MO, he could do it with ease. Patterson was an executive sous chef under famed chef Alain...

A can't-miss year for Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival
A can't-miss year for Pueblo Chile & Frijoles Festival

By: Michelle Karas - 0 Yesterday

Friday through Sunday, Union Avenue Historic District, Pueblo. 3 p.m. to midnight Friday; 10 a.m. to midnight Saturday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday....

Cooking class teacher reveals tips about ingredients
Cooking class teacher reveals tips about ingredients

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Sep 19, 2017

Every Labor Day weekend, I head to Santa Fe to load up on chilies and regional foods. This time, I also took a "Contemporary Southwest I" cooking class...

New products make whole grains a whole lot easier
New products make whole grains a whole lot easier

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 19, 2017

Whole grains are trending. The National Restaurant Association declared them one of the top 20 food trends of 2017; multiple surveys show consumers are...

This may become your new favorite way to cook portobello mushrooms
This may become your new favorite way to cook portobello mushrooms

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

I love a chef who takes as much care with vegetables as with meat and seafood. And I don't mean making a mean salad or stir-fry - dishes that, as...

Wine Guy: More white wine alternatives for summer sipping
Wine Guy: More white wine alternatives for summer sipping

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

My European tour of white wine alternatives ran out of room in my last column, so I'm back with more, several of them from our nation. Even as the...

We couldn't stop eating this chicken salad
We couldn't stop eating this chicken salad

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 19, 2017

This salad of shredded chicken tossed with a colorful slaw of red bell pepper, green cabbage and carrot is designed to hold up well in the...

A spicy, smoky potato salad with Spanish aspirations
A spicy, smoky potato salad with Spanish aspirations

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

If you've ever had the classic Spanish dish patatas bravas, you understand its power. Fried potatoes with a spicy, smoky sauce: If they're within my...

Country-style pork ribs, amplified, make a terrific Sunday meal
Country-style pork ribs, amplified, make a terrific Sunday meal

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Nomenclature-wise, country-style pork ribs are a mystery. They don't come from the rib section of the animal, and they are often sold boneless. But...

Colorado town considers barring sugary drinks from kids menus
Colorado town considers barring sugary drinks from kids menus

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 18, 2017

LAFAYETTE — Lafayette officials are considering an ordinance that would restrict restaurants from advertising sugary drinks to children. The Daily...

Colorado Springs welcomes back award-winning chef to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Colorado Springs welcomes back award-winning chef to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

He's back. Beau Green, executive chef, has returned to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. He's on the culinary team of Service Systems Associates, which...

Dining review: Tableside meal prep makes Pepper Tree special - as does the view of Colorado Springs
Dining review: Tableside meal prep makes Pepper Tree special - as does the view of Colorado Springs

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Thu, Sep 14, 2017

The Pepper Tree Restaurant has a dining room with a view, but the real spectacle occurs at the table. This venerable establishment recently was named...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Sept. 13, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 13, 2017

CLASSES ONGOING The Cooks Marketplace - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarket place.com. - Celebrate National Guac Day, 1-2...

Here's how to make delicious muffins that are actually good for you
Here's how to make delicious muffins that are actually good for you

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 12, 2017

However healthy it might seem, the presence of shredded zucchini in a quick bread or muffin doesn't make it good for you. Most are still essentially...

The Southern glory that is tomato gravy
The Southern glory that is tomato gravy

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

There are always moments in summer when I am overwhelmed by ripe tomatoes, either that I zealously purchased or that my own vines produced. They are...

This sandwich gets better with some time to marinate
This sandwich gets better with some time to marinate

By: - 0 Mon, Sep 11, 2017

Whether you're road tripping, picnicking or feeding the soccer team after a game, a crowd-pleasing sandwich is a winner. But the bumps along the way...

The evolution of coffee: From Folgers to third-wave sophistication, Colorado Springs roaster has answers
The evolution of coffee: From Folgers to third-wave sophistication, Colorado Springs roaster has answers

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

A barista recently tossed out references to first, second and third waves of coffee - whatever that means. But Levi Schofield, café manager for...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Sept. 6, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

CLASSES ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990, chefmatthews@aol.com. - Basic Bourbon...

Wine Guy: White wine alternatives for summer sipping
Wine Guy: White wine alternatives for summer sipping

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

I know it's a cliché, but I do tend to drink more white wine in the summer than any other time. In case you do too, this column suggests a tour of...

Treat yourself to crepes on a weeknight
Treat yourself to crepes on a weeknight

By: - 0 Wed, Sep 6, 2017

When you're cooking for two, and neither of you is particularly picky, you have the luxury of stretching the repertoire every now and then. I recommend...

Trouble with dairy? A new type of milk could provide a solution
Trouble with dairy? A new type of milk could provide a solution

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Maria Elena Sullivan could tell that daughter Sofia had trouble digesting milk from the moment she offered it to her at a year old. Sofia spit it up....

Colorado Springs restaurant offers monthly subscription for chef-prepared meals
Colorado Springs restaurant offers monthly subscription for chef-prepared meals

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Sep 5, 2017

Having a restaurant-quality meal made with fresh, local ingredients delivered once a week sounded like a fabulous idea, and that's what has been...

Next time pancakes are for dinner, make them Japan-easy
Next time pancakes are for dinner, make them Japan-easy

By: - 0 Tue, Sep 5, 2017

My first trip outside the United States was a three-month stay in Japan when I was 18. Even then, I was keenly tuned in to the food scene,...

French crepes satisfy with vegan, gluten-free and organic options
French crepes satisfy with vegan, gluten-free and organic options

By: - 0 Wed, Aug 30, 2017

I have fond memories of Chicago's La Creperie. It was a Sunday brunch staple during my pre-vegan years in the Windy City, and I knew crepes for their...

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