Colorado Springs bakers make king cakes for Mardi Gras

By: teressa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Each year during Mardi Gras, thoughts turn to celebrating, feasting and fasting.

Front and center is the fact Fat Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday - the first day of Lent and, for some, the end of...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Feb. 3, 2016

By: Carlotta Olson

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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....

Puff pastry hors d'oeuvres for the pastry impaired home cook

So you've decided to host an Oscars party this year, but you aren't sure what to serve. Because obviously you want something extra fancy, something that will allow you to shine nearly as brightly as those folks on...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Jan. 27, 2016

By: Carlotta Olson

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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...

In Colorado, fears about InBev's entry into craft beer

DENVER (AP) — In a former bakery south of downtown Denver, Matthew Fuerst makes beer flavored with ingredients like Hatch green chiles that he chops by hand. He saves money on heating bills by pushing up space...

Serving up cocktails with a cinematic twist for the Oscars

Silver shakers and the silver screen go back a long time. Think French 75 from "Casablanca" and Agent 007's dry martinis.

So for those of you planning to drink along at home for the Feb. 28 showing of the...

For your Oscar party, embrace India's favorite street food

Hollywood's biggest night also is one of the best excuses to get your friends together and get glamorous in the kitchen. But glamorous doesn't have to be onerous. The best party food is something that will get your...

Colorado Springs chef tells how to make Peyton Manning fave

By: teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

On Super Bowl Sunday, will Peyton Manning be eating a chicken Parmesan sandwich?

Thanks to a pair of popular ads by Nationwide Insurance, the Denver Broncos quarterback is forever linked to the dish. If you...