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  • SudSisters: Finding the taste of Christmas

    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    When it comes to craft beer, what does Christmas taste like? Does it even have a taste? Is it one flavor, or a banquet of them competing for your palate's attention? Before diving in to find an answer, I needed to know what separates a holiday beer from a seasonal beer. Many local...

  • Eggnog: Once-a-year things must be the very best

    By Sara Moulton The Associated Press -by sara Moulton The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    Eggnog is a funny thing. We crave it for one month a year, then never think about it again. And when we do crave it, we love to pretend that this sinfully rich drinkable dessert (basically, it's melted ice cream in a glass) is a perfectly reasonable and festive little pre-dinner...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Dec. 17, 2014

    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING The French Kitchen - 2515 Oak Hills Drive. Call for cost. Registration: 694-4016, tfkcc.com.
- Quiches, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday.
- Yule Log, 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday. EVENTS Thursdays Old Colorado City Wine Bar Tour - 5-8 p.m., starting at Motif,...

  • Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Dec. 17, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Dec 17, 2014

    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...

  • Eat Well: Rice is nice within limits

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    The January issue of Consumer Reports — which has a trustworthy reputation for consumer product testing and research — features “The Truth About Gluten.” As I read the story, I didn’t find a many surprises: A very small percentage of the population actually has celiac disease, which...

  • To avoid extra holiday pounds, don't just 'let holidays happen'

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com
    Updated: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    Question: How much weight does the average American gain over the holidays? Answer: a. dress size; b. 5-7 pounds; c. less than 2 pounds. Despite what you might have heard, read or suspected, the answer is c. The average person gains about 2.2 pounds per year, and while the majority...

  • A quinoa dish that can be a side or delicious main

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Dec 16, 2014

    The first time I heard of quinoa was more than 14 years ago. I was at a bustling little restaurant called Le Loup Blanc in Paris. The menu was plug-and-play - pick a meat, then fill out your plate with a selection of sides. Think upscale, table-service cafeteria with crammed quarters,...

  • Take comfort in an almost effortless onion soup

    Updated: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    Talk about a vegetable that's everywhere. The humble onion is one the most common aromatic vegetables, popping up in so many ways across so many cuisines. And it's not just for taste. The onion also happens to be a terrifically healthy ingredient. If nothing else, it's a delicious way...

  • Drive-thru review: Taking a crack at Pizza Hut's fancy new menu

    By Ken Hoffman newspaper -
    Published: Mon, Dec 15, 2014

    In a startling move for an industry leader, Pizza Hut has turned itself inside out and upside down with a revolutionary menu, adding five ingredients, 10 crust flavors, six bold sauces, four potent "drizzles" and 22 specialty pizzas with weird, funny names. Pizza Hut is screaming that...

  • Fire-scarred Colorado Springs business owners move bakery east

    By barbara cotter barb.cotter@gazette.com -
    Updated: Sun, Dec 14, 2014

    Scars from the 2012 Waldo Canyon fire manifest themselves in ways beyond the visible swaths of burned vegetation on the northwest side of Colorado Springs. The owners of the Great Harvest Bread Co. bakery and cafe at 1466 Garden of the Gods Road, haunted by the memory of the...

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