When the apple itch strikes, bust out this easy baked treat

During my freshman year at the University of Vermont, I became a pro at apple picking, and at cooking up all those apples I picked. I probably know at least 20 different ways to bake an apple!

So ever since...

Struggling McDonald's tests fast-casual concept in Colorado

By: Denver Post

AURORA — A McDonald's near Cherry Creek State Park is taking a page from the fast-casual handbook with a new test concept — a fully customizable burger.

The restaurant at 4000 S. Parker Road is the first in...

Dining review: 'New' McCabe's Tavern has abundant vegan options

By: JL Fields, jl.fields@gazette.com

Editor's note: Fields writes a monthly review of vegan options at local restaurants.

McCabe's Tavern recently renovated the traditional heavy, worn wood Irish pub interior to an updated, utilitarian space...

Online video

By: teresa farney newspaper

Dylan Montanio, chef at Taste in the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St., prepares Colorado striped bass. Visit gazette.com to view the video.

Less can be more when it comes to great fresh tomato sauce

Tomato lovers wait for this moment all year, that moment when the plants in the garden are struggling under the weight of those gorgeous red (or yellow or orange or even green) orbs, and the tables at the farmers...

Beyond gumbo: New Orleans restaurants rebound post-Katrina

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Talk to folks on the street about the "holy trinity" and you're as likely to get a lesson on onions, celery and peppers as you are Catholicism. That's New Orleans, a city where eating has long...

Former Warehouse chef and partners to reopen restaurant this fall

By: Wayne Heilman wayneh@gazette.com

James Africano, former longtime chef of The Warehouse Restaurant, has leased the restaurant's downtown building and plans to reopen the shuttered eatery by late October.

The popular restaurant at 25 W....

How to do right by summer's bounty of luscious tomatoes

If you're like me, you believe that a fresh, ripe tomato is one of the best things about summer. And this tart is an ode to the tomato in season — and a lesson about how to make the most of it.

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