• In the kitchen, there's an app for that! But do you care?

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    A few years ago, former video game executive Kevin Yu was cooking for a girlfriend on Valentine's Day when he discovered he'd forgotten the mushrooms for the mushroom soup. But that was just the start. He'd also lost track of timing on the various dishes, and he was just generally...

  • List: 8 delicious homemade Super Bowl party options

    The Gazette
    Updated: 3 hr ago

    Gearing up for the Big Game on Feb. 1? Or more importantly, planning that Super Bowl food? Here's a good start. -EASY BONELESS BARBECUE BITES We came up with these boneless barbecue bites as a delicious mashup of two classic Super Bowl party favorites - Buffalo chicken wings and...

  • An easy, customizable chocolate treat for Valentine's Day

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    Sometimes it takes just a few simple ingredients to win my heart. That's what fellow Southerner Ben Mims recently did. And he did it with candy. Truth is, I'm generally not the sort of person who makes candy at home. It can be a bit fussy and time-consuming and I don't find the...

  • Patriots vs. Seahawks in a battle for the best 7-layer dip

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: 4 hr ago

    The Super Bowl isn't just about the Patriots vs. the Seahawks. It's also about teriyaki-spiced crabmeat and smoked mussels vs. baked beans, barbecue pulled pork and apples with bacon. That's because we decided the battle on the gridiron should continue on the buffet. So we created...

  • SudSisters: Brews to consider when watching Super Bowl

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com -
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    On Sunday, the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks face off in professional football's biggest game - and fan party - of the season, Super Bowl XLIX. Have you considered your liquid itinerary? Last year, we had it easy - the Denver Broncos were in the Super Bowl. The local...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Jan. 28, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    What's cooking ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990,
chefmatthews@aol.com.
- Basic Bourbon Training, 8-10 p.m. Fridays. Cost is minimal and varies. The French Kitchen - 2515 Oak Hills Drive. Call for cost....

  • Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Jan. 28, 2015

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    BREW CALENDAR Mondays Brewers Day Off - Home and commercial brewers receive 30 percent off and qualify for a $50 Old West Home Brew Supply gift certificate, 5-8 p.m., Green Man Taproom and Beer Garden, 320 S. Weber St.; 237-2711, drink@greenmantaps.com. Mondays-Sundays Great...

  • Party like you mean it this Super Bowl with homemade jerky

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Jan 28, 2015

    Sure, you'll have some guacamole and some chips and some chicken wings. And a plate of nachos isn't a bad idea, either. But how about something to set your Super Bowl spread apart? How about some homemade beef jerky? Because while it may sound daunting to season and dry your own meat,...

  • Date night-friendly chicken that won't tie you to the stove

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Fifteen years ago, I made the first of what would become thousands of meals for my husband. Back then, it was our fifth date, and he was visiting my tiny Parisian apartment for the first time, where we planned an evening of binging on episodes of "Friends" on the VCR. For our date, I...

  • Eat Well: Time to show your heart some love

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    While love has its own day on the 14th, heart health is the main focus of February. American Heart Month is a time to show yourself the love. And a statistic that always astonishes me is that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women, as well as men, in the U.S., according...

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