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Bison burger at The Wines of Colorado up for state award
Bison burger at The Wines of Colorado up for state award

By: Teresa Farney - 0 39 min ago

Marvin Parliament, owner of The Wines of Colorado, 8045 W. U.S. 24, Cascade, announced that his famous bison burger has been nominated in the USA Today...

Texas doughnut chain expanding into Colorado Springs with as many as four locations
Texas doughnut chain expanding into Colorado Springs with as many as four locations

By: Rich Laden - 0 3 hr ago

Shipley Do-Nuts, a popular family-owned chain based in Texas, is coming to Colorado Springs as soon as this year or in 2018. The company said this...

Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over salmonella fear
Jalapeno-flavored chips recalled over salmonella fear

By: - 0 7 hr ago

WASHINGTON — Frito-Lay is recalling two jalapeno-flavored potato chip products over fears of salmonella contamination. The voluntary recall of...

Pikes Pick: Get a free taste of Dog Haus Saturday
Pikes Pick: Get a free taste of Dog Haus Saturday

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

There's a new place to satisfy your howling for dogs: Dog Haus at 162 Tracker Drive. Be part of the pack for a free one from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. April...

With its fried chicken and mud walls, Juniper Valley Ranch remains timeless in Colorado Springs hills
With its fried chicken and mud walls, Juniper Valley Ranch remains timeless in Colorado Springs hills

By: Seth Boster - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

The dream is of the open land, the hills of piñon and juniper, the neighing of horses under the sky blushing in spring's evening glow - and the red mud...

Some 'serious' work involved amid festive wine classes in Colorado Springs
Some 'serious' work involved amid festive wine classes in Colorado Springs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

Here's a tip for kicking off an evening out: The Curious Palate Tasting Classes in the lovely Deco Lounge at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St....

Taste from more than 30 wineries this weekend during Wine Around Colorado
Taste from more than 30 wineries this weekend during Wine Around Colorado

By: Jen Mulson - 0 Fri, Apr 21, 2017

You're allowed to drink any wine varietal at Wine Around Colorado - even the merlot. "We say drink what you like," said Cassidee Shull, executive...

Making a sensational salad is easy with tips from chefs
Making a sensational salad is easy with tips from chefs

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Apr 20, 2017

Salads are the no-brainer of healthy eating. They're fresh and delicious, and there are a million ways to jazz them up. If you didn't already know...

Dining Review: Hits and misses at Bistro on 2nd
Dining Review: Hits and misses at Bistro on 2nd

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

I expected The Bistro on 2nd to hit home runs. Instead there was a strikeout, a double and three walks. This Monument eatery's lineup features some...

Pikes Pick: Colorado Springs cooking store set for overstock clearance sale
Pikes Pick: Colorado Springs cooking store set for overstock clearance sale

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

The Cooks Marketplace, 4697 Centennial Blvd., is having an overstock clearance sale from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Save up to 90 percent...

Best of the Springs Expert Picks: Dining
Best of the Springs Expert Picks: Dining

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

LOBSTER ROLL BONNY AND READ FRESH SEAFOOD & STEAKS 101 N. Tejon St., 896-4145, bonnyandreadseafood.com What's not to love about perfectly...

Wine Guy: Affordable white Burgundy does exist
Wine Guy: Affordable white Burgundy does exist

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

I wrote in a recent column on affordable Bordeaux, "(A)s these wines (the top Bordeaux) have reached icon status, their prices have followed into the...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting April 19, 2017

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The Cooks Marketplace - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 960-4414, thecooksmarketplace.com. - Ladies Night Out,...

Colorado Springs culinary schools offer kids cooking camps and classes
Colorado Springs culinary schools offer kids cooking camps and classes

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Tue, Apr 18, 2017

If there's one thing I've learned from judging junior chef competitions, it's that kids are crazy about cooking. And with summer right around the...

Best of the Springs Expert Picks - City Life, Beer
Best of the Springs Expert Picks - City Life, Beer

By: Stephanie Earls - 0 Mon, Apr 17, 2017

CAN IT FIELDHOUSE BREWING CO. 521 S. Tejon St., fieldhousebrewing.com As much as we love settling down with a pint at a place where everyone...

Six foods to eat for a mood boost

By: - 0 Mon, Apr 17, 2017

If you've ever found bliss in a bite of chocolate or smiled when someone offered you a french fry, then you know food can make you happy. But while...

Quick to make, fun to eat: Why Chinese lettuce wraps will never go out of style
Quick to make, fun to eat: Why Chinese lettuce wraps will never go out of style

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Here's a meal that works for a household full of folks on different schedules. Stir-fry the ginger-and-garlic-flavored mushrooms and ground pork...

Even when this Italian soup doesn't go as planned, it's still good
Even when this Italian soup doesn't go as planned, it's still good

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

It takes only five or six ingredients to make this Italian egg drop soup called stracciatella, but technique is key. You must blend - not whisk - the...

Colorado Springs second-grade student's recipe going for gold in national contest
Colorado Springs second-grade student's recipe going for gold in national contest

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Thu, Apr 13, 2017

High-five for Tylee Creps' recipe for Tylee's Famous Granola Cups. The Mountain View Elementary School student took first place in the District 20...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting April 12, 2017

By: Carlotta Olson - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

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

On Food: Wine fest brings experts to learn and glean tips from
On Food: Wine fest brings experts to learn and glean tips from

By: Teresa Farney - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

The Wine Festival of Colorado Springs has come and gone, but the memories linger. The early March fest marked the 26th year for the educational weekend...

Dining Review: Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine at La Unica
Dining Review: Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine at La Unica

By: Robin Intemann - 0 Mon, Apr 10, 2017

I'm impressed when a restaurant has such a following that many customers are greeted by name. Such is the case at La Unica. Everyone, obvious newbies...

The fried American sandwich that's a little bit French
The fried American sandwich that's a little bit French

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 19, 2017

If the French croque monsieur and the American grilled cheese had a child, it would be the Monte Cristo: a sandwich filled with cheese and sliced meat,...

How to turn asparagus into a bowl of pasta that sings of spring
How to turn asparagus into a bowl of pasta that sings of spring

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

Spring is a glorious time for seasonal cooks, especially plant-based ones because, well, it's obvious, isn't it? Out with the turnips, in with the...

Spring asparagus deserves this simple sauce
Spring asparagus deserves this simple sauce

By: - 0 Wed, Apr 12, 2017

A Greek avgolemono sauce is a reminder of the simple wonder of cooking. Whenever I whip one up, I feel like I am making magic. By applying an easy...

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