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17 Colorado Springs restaurants offer Thanksgiving meal options without the stress
17 Colorado Springs restaurants offer Thanksgiving meal options without the stress

By: Teresa Farney - 0 10 hr ago

Not in the mood to fuss in the kitchen preparing a Thanksgiving feast? Here are a few places willing to do the work for you. Be forewarned: Make...

Dumping Thanksgiving turkey grease and other goodies down the sink? Have a backup plan
Dumping Thanksgiving turkey grease and other goodies down the sink? Have a backup plan

By: Conrad Swanson - 0 17 hr ago

For Thanksgiving, the food generally serves as the No. 1 priority. Local plumbers and utility workers are urging Colorado Springs residents to rank...

Artisan pizza joint opens just north of Colorado Springs
Artisan pizza joint opens just north of Colorado Springs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 22 hr ago

The evening drive from Monument to my Rockrimmon home was torturous, but not because of traffic or weather. It was the tantalizing aromas of truffle...

The morning after Thanksgiving, let them eat ... cookies
The morning after Thanksgiving, let them eat ... cookies

By: - 0 23 hr ago

A handful of fresh cranberries, part of a can of pumpkin puree, extra chopped nuts and a lone apple didn't make it into pie. After holding a holiday...

This creamy squash soup has kick and a few surprises, too
This creamy squash soup has kick and a few surprises, too

By: - 0 23 hr ago

This is a simple recipe, but it has a lesson or two you can apply to creamy soups you make down the road. Butternut squash chunks you can find in...

The stuffed-pumpkin dish that will make vegetarians (and everyone else) happy this Thanksgiving
The stuffed-pumpkin dish that will make vegetarians (and everyone else) happy this Thanksgiving

By: - 0 Yesterday

If you're cooking for vegetarians at Thanksgiving, it's hard to resist the stuffed-pumpkin idea. The vegetarians have their main dish, everyone else...

Colorado chefs offer braising tips in cooking classes
Colorado chefs offer braising tips in cooking classes

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Yesterday

With the fall chill in the air, it's the perfect time to dust off my Le Creuset Dutch oven and do some braising. Nothing like warming the kitchen while...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Yesterday

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

Give Brussels sprouts the sweet-and-sour treatment
Give Brussels sprouts the sweet-and-sour treatment

By: - 0 Tue, Nov 21, 2017

When it comes to food, three of my favorite words are sweet and sour. Why is this combination so appealing once it hits the palate? It just tastes,...

Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear 
Trader Joe's recalls packaged salads over contamination fear 

By: - 0 Sun, Nov 19, 2017

PHOENIX — Trader Joe's says it has recalled several packaged salads after a supplier said there may be shards of glass or hard plastic inside. The...

Popular Italian restaurant returns to Palmer Lake
Popular Italian restaurant returns to Palmer Lake

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Welcome back to The Villa. The more things change, the more they stay the same. The Villa Palmer Lake, at 75 S. Colorado 105 in Palmer Lake, closed...

Colorado Springs chefs offer 6 tips for making Thanksgiving sides ahead of big meal
Colorado Springs chefs offer 6 tips for making Thanksgiving sides ahead of big meal

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

You've fought the lines at the grocery store buying just the right turkey and the many ingredients for the big Thanksgiving dinner. Now you have to...

4 Thanksgiving recipes to make ahead of time
4 Thanksgiving recipes to make ahead of time

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

Here's a look at four make-ahead recipes for the Thanksgiving holiday. Rich Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy Yield: 18 servings 3 pounds turkey wings 2...

Vietnamese chef explores healing benefits of Asian ingredients
Vietnamese chef explores healing benefits of Asian ingredients

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

Haley Nguyen, one of the Vietnamese "boat people" who settled Little Saigon in Newport Beach, Calif., recently showed how to unlock the mysteries of...

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

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

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

Papa John’s apologizes for blaming low earnings on NFL players’ protests
Papa John’s apologizes for blaming low earnings on NFL players’ protests

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Papa John’s issued an apology via its Twitter account Tuesday for having blamed disappointing quarterly earnings on NFL players’ protests...

Wine Guy: Celebrate the holidays with California zinfandel
Wine Guy: Celebrate the holidays with California zinfandel

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

All my life, I seem to have had a soft spot for the underdog. So California Zinfandel has long been my favorite red wine, while most consumers flock to...

Stick a feather in your cap and add macaroni to this lentil soup
Stick a feather in your cap and add macaroni to this lentil soup

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Some dishes are tagged as comfort foods because of the emotional connections we have with them; they conjure memories of good times, feelings of being...

Pork is a star, but turkey is a capable understudy
Pork is a star, but turkey is a capable understudy

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 15, 2017

Pork and apples make a fine autumnal pairing - unless that meat is off-limits for you. But before you take a pass on this week's dish, know that it...

Veterans Day deals at Colorado Springs-area restaurants and beyond
Veterans Day deals at Colorado Springs-area restaurants and beyond

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Sat, Nov 11, 2017

Restaurants throughout Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region will honor veterans this weekend with special meal deals. Here's a list of places for...

Grilled cheese sandwich suspected in New York boy’s death
Grilled cheese sandwich suspected in New York boy’s death

By: - 0 Fri, Nov 10, 2017

New York City officials have closed a preschool in Harlem where a young boy with a severe food allergy died after being given a grilled cheese...

New year-round public market in Colorado Springs finally opens
New year-round public market in Colorado Springs finally opens

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

After 10 years of passionate planning, Christopher Cipoletti saw his dream become reality last week when the Pikes Peak Market finally opened. With its...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Nov. 8

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Nov 8, 2017

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

Soul-satisfying chicken soup a nutritious way to fend off colds
Soul-satisfying chicken soup a nutritious way to fend off colds

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Nov 7, 2017

If you really need a reason to fall for chicken soup, here are a few. It's the best food for colds and flu, and the season for those illnesses is...

Shrimp and grits, rendered healthful and Italian? We're in.
Shrimp and grits, rendered healthful and Italian? We're in.

By: - 0 Wed, Nov 8, 2017

Polenta and grits are close cousins, both made from medium-to-coarsely ground corn that cooks into a creamy, satisfying bed for a saucy entree. One of...

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