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  • Slow cooker short ribs that are worth the trouble

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Many people love the idea of a slow cooker because it seems so simple - open the pot, insert ingredients, cover the pot, turn on the heat, leave it alone. Eight hours later, after a hard day at the office or chasing the kids, you uncover the pot and spoon out a perfectly cooked, and...

  • A guide to take the pain out of Thanksgiving math

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Ready for the annual Thanksgiving math quiz? QUESTION: How large a turkey do you need if you are expecting 12 guests (but possibly 14 if Aunt Sue hasn't broken up with her loser boyfriend and his tagalong mother by then), one of whom will only eat birds raised on a gluten-free diet,...

  • Fresh take on an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey

    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    There is something splendid about an herb-roasted Thanksgiving turkey, not the least of which is the way it fills the home with rich, savory aromas. So with this recipe, we didn't want to stray too far from that ideal. But we did want to mix things up just a bit. We drew our...

  • Drive-thru review: How to blow a Diet Disaster fuse

    By Ken Hoffman, Special to The Gazette
    Updated: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Let's get something straight: The Mile High Bacon Cheese Thickburger has nothing to do with Denver. It's got everything to do with the pile o' bacon nestled on top of a Certified Angus Beef patty. There's 1.5 ounces of bacon here. In bacon weight, 1.5 ounces is a lot - almost four...

  • Eat Well: Pink peppercorns may cause allergic reactions

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Oct 21, 2014

    Pink peppercorns can be dangerous to people with tree nut allergies. Who knew? As soon as Janet and Mike Johnston, the owners of the Savory Spice Shop parent company in Denver, had that fact brought to their attention, they alerted customers. "We've always known that they (pink...

  • Roasted beets can brighten up any holiday table

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Beets are the perfect addition to bountiful fall feasts. They are satisfying without being heavy, and their rich ruby and golden tones add visual interest to any seasonal color scheme. Plus, beets are incredibly flexible on temperature — serve them warm, room temperature or chilled —...

  • Missing Count Chocula in Colorado town found drowned in booze

    Coloradoan
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    The case of the missing Count Chocula cereal boxes was solved Friday in Fort Collins, when a craft brewer admitted to buying them to brew in a small-batch beer. Black Bottle Brewery in Fort Collins bought two Albertsons' inventories of the iconic chocolate and marshmallow-bit cereal,...

  • Higher prices may leave bitter taste in chocolate lovers' mouths

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The news is not good for chocolate lovers. The cost of cocoa, a commodity that has risen in price by 50 percent since early last year, is getting another increase because of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the world's biggest cocoa-producing region. Reduced supplies and greater...

  • Easy slow cooker chili that lives up to the hype

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Slow cookers have legions of fans. I am not among them. It's partly philosophical, partly practical. Let's start with the latter. Truth is, I'm just not good at producing food that tastes all that great in a slow cooker. Whatever I make ends up either tasteless mush or wildly...

  • Dining Review: Thai Mint is appealing to all the senses

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    hai Mint is a restaurant for the senses: vibrant food presentations, enticing aromas, delightful Thai-accented English that
charms the ear, plates warm to the touch and, best of all, food that melds a range of tastes thanks to an eclectic blend of spices and herbs. It didn't hurt,...

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