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  • Guilty verdict in peanut trial should send warning

    RUSS BYNUM and KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press
    Updated: 22 hr ago

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Food safety advocates say a guilty verdict in a rare federal food-poisoning trial should send a stern warning to anyone who may be tempted to place profits over people's welfare. More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating...

  • Stop the presses: Colorado Springs Public Market coming to former Gazette building

    By rich laden rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    A portion of the former Gazette property on downtown's east edge will become home to the Colorado Springs Public Market - a long-envisioned, year-round venue and gathering place for local food growers and producers, other related businesses, consumers and tourists. The nonprofit...

  • Foodies can get their fill in weeks ahead

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Get ready to do some serious eating during the next couple of weeks. Year No. 4 of Colorado Springs Restaurant Week kicks off Friday and runs through Oct. 4 (unless otherwise noted). Now is the time to experiment and widen your dining-out palate. Here's how it works: 37 participating...

  • A speedy, kitchen sink approach to pumpkin bread

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Some days you just need to embrace a kitchen sink approach to cooking. This quick bread is just such a case. A few years back, I came up with a recipe for a gingery pumpkin bread that was pretty much everything I wanted in a pumpkin bread. It was tender and moist, robustly — but not...

  • Peter Reinhart rethinks baking with sprouted grain

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Peter Reinhart is a baker unafraid of reinvention and challenging the norms of his field. His career — now chronicled over the course of nine cookbooks — shows him repeatedly asking "Why not?" about challenges that stymie so many bakers.

  • Ancient heritage grains are creating new buzz as unaltered nutritional powerhouses

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Have you heard of einkorn, amaranth, emmer or Kamut? How about spelt, quinoa, millet, sorghum or teff? Some may ring a bell, others not so much. All of them are called heritage grains, and their nutritional attributes have made them the stars of the trendy ancient grains movement...

  • Wine Guy: Merlot still worth attention

    Rich Mauro
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    The popularity of merlot wines from California grew rapidly among U.S. consumers in the 1990s. According to The Wine Institute, more than 292,000 tons were crushed in 2004 compared with 15,000 tons in 1990. Americans were drawn to the wine's easy-drinking, approachable profile. Then...

  • Bread not rising? It might be caused by using wrong type of flour

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    I had a gluten epiphany when I attended a two-day wheat conference in Fargo, N.D., a few weeks ago. Among the many wheat studies the North Dakota State University Wheat Breeding Labs does is testing various varieties of wheat for gluten (protein) content. I knew that gluten was the...

  • Savory turnovers that can save you time for dinner

    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    These earthy, hearty turnovers work equally well as a fall gathering appetizer and an easy weeknight meal. And not just because they are a delicious and comforting hand pie that pairs wonderfully with red wine. These turnovers also are easily prepped ahead of time. Follow the recipe...

  • Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Chia seeds have a lot to offer a healthy diet. One table-
spoon crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and omega fatty acids. But the real reason I love chia seeds so much? They fill me up, and that keeps me from getting hungry (and cranky)...

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