On Food: Colorado Springs gardeners, chefs mix it up with lettuce varieties

By: Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

There was a time when iceberg lettuce was the standard base when making a salad. But home gardeners and chefs have hit the "refresh" button for salad greens.

We can thank Alice Waters for shaking up salad's...

Retro salad dressings worth bring back

By: Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Today we take a look at old-fashioned salad dressings. Think Louis, Caesar and green goddess, all with California roots and born around the early 1920s.

Let's start with the shrimp Louis salad. I love the...

Online video

By: teresa farney newspaper

Dylan Montanio, chef at Taste in the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., prepares Colorado striped bass. Visit gazette.com to view the video.

Chefs at the Taste of Douglas County create winning dishes for cook-off

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Jeff Richard's culinary training shines. Although he is famously known for the crazy burger concoctions served at his Crave Real Burger chain, you can get a better understanding of his cooking talent at his Old...

Author reveals food industry methods of hooking consumers on processed foods

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

This summer I've been listening to Michael Moss' book on tape, "Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us." Admittedly, I'm a little behind. The book was published in 2013. But now I'm hooked on it. If you eat...

VIDEO: Table Talk, The Margarita at PineCreek

By: The Gazette

Eric Viedt, partner and executive chef at The Margarita at PineCreek, 7350 Pine Creek Road, prepares cotija Mexican cheese crusted shrimp tacos. It’s a popular menu item at the eatery.

Table Talk: Pork chop heaven at The Cliff House

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Chris Lynch, executive chef at The Cliff House at Pikes Peak, 306 Cañon Ave., Manitou Springs, prepares heritage pork chop with cheese grits and Colorado peach compote. Visit gazette.com to view the video.

TABLE TALK: Monument winery offers deals on wine

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Woody Woodworth, the winemaker at Catriona Cellars, 243 Washington St., Monument, has introduced a Cellar Club. For $62 per quarter members receive three bottles of wine from the winery, including one bottle of...