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  • Christie tells what goes into his mashed potatoes

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has long boasted about his mashed potatoes, which he'll be whipping up Thursday for his family's Thanksgiving feast. Christie volunteered Wednesday at a soup kitchen in Newark. He says, "I don't have a lot of skills in cooking, but...

  • Holiday entertaining? Start with a box of crackers

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Planning for a crowd this holiday season? Grab of box of woven wheats. That's the generic name for Triscuits, those kind-of-weirdly-woven-esque wheat crackers that are delightfully salty-crunchy-savory. This year, I've decided they are the perfect on-demand base on which to build any...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Nov. 26, 2014

    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    CLASSES ONGOING Chefs retail store - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Registration: 272-2700;
- Hog Wild, 5:30-8 p.m. Monday, $65.
- Gifts from the Kitchen - Lotion and Lip Balm, noon-2 p.m. Dec. 3, $50. Colorado State University Cooperative Extension -...

  • Penuche fudge and vanilla custard together as pie

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Obviously, there will be pumpkin pie. There's not a lot of debate there. But this is Thanksgiving; one pie isn't sufficient. So which pie will be pumpkin's wingman? Bored with the usual selection of fruit and pecan pies, we decided to create something a little different. We were...

  • Culinary gift guide makes shopping for economical items easy

    teresa farney -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Have a BFF who also happens to be a BFE (best foodie ever)? If so, you likely want to gift them with something useful and economical this holiday season. Not a clue what that something might be? We're here to help you avoid the craziness of hitting the mall without a single idea in...

  • Putting the kids to work on a sweet potato tart

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    It seemed an unlikely goal. I wanted a single solution for two problems - how to keep kids entertained while preparing Thanksgiving dinner and how to serve sweet potatoes in a fresh, creative way. Turned out to be easier than I thought, so long as I was willing to pitch in to get the...

  • Mastering deep-frying to get perfect doughnuts

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Plenty of us have a perfectly understandable fear of frying. After all, it can be both messy and dangerous. But it doesn't have to be. And since eating fried food is one of life's great joys, it's well worth mastering. Consider the doughnut. Everybody's favorite wheel-shaped goodie is...

  • On Food: Give the holiday table a colonial touch with a cup of punch

    By teresa farney -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Last month I learned about making cocktails using steeped tea at the Les Dames d'Escoffier International in Boston. Cynthia Gold, one of only six tea sommeliers in the world, led the session that covered tea, brewing, cocktails and etiquette. After studying the tea fields of China...

  • Wine Guy: Celebrate America's immigrant heritage this Thanksgiving

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    America is a nation of immigrants. Not surprisingly, America's best wines are made from vines that "immigrated" from other places, primarily Europe. Here are a few worth considering this Thanksgiving. From Italy, I am looking forward to four Tuscan wines. From Castello di Nipozzano,...

  • The Country Life: Turkeys going from Kate's Farm in Black Forest to the dinner table

    By Bill Radford -

    There's fresh - and then there's really fresh. The turkeys that customers ordered from Kate's Farm in Black Forest will be really fresh; they're being processed at a facility in Simla on Tuesday, just two days before they'll be on dinner tables. Their lives have been short - less...