Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Oct. 7, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson




Chefs Outlet Store - 4697 Centennial Blvd. Classes are 6-8 p.m. unless noted. Registration: 272-2700. - Hearty Fall Salads, noon-2 p.m. Oct. 14, $45.


A bit of acid and fat do wonders to amp the flavor of fish

By: SARA MOULTON The Associated Press

Given how quickly it cooks, fish stands out as the perfect candidate for a weeknight meal, especially in the fall with the resurgence of school.

The only problem? Fish can be bland, the light white variety in...

Your chance to try some of the area's best eateries - Colorado Springs Restaurant week - is Oct. 9-18

By: gazette staff

The 5th Annual Colorado Springs Restaurant Week will be Oct. 9 - 18. Forty-five restaurants in the Pikes Peak region will offer discounts on casual and fine dining and drinks. It's a great time to try a restaurant...

World's oldest woman eats bacon daily

By: Michael Balsamo, (Morris County, N.J.) Daily Record

Not many people will say that eating bacon every day is the key to a long life, but the world’s oldest woman swears by it.

Susannah Mushatt Jones, 116, keeps a steady diet of bacon, eggs and grits for...

Easy breakfast bowls are another reason to cook up quinoa

By: MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press

I apologize if you've heard this from me before, but I must once again urge you to cook up a huge batch of quinoa and keep it in your fridge (or freezer!) for recipes all week.

It's just such a healthful and...

General Mills recalling 1.8M Cheerios boxes on allergy risk

By: The Associated Press

NEW YORK — General Mills is recalling 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios produced at a plant in Lodi, California, saying the cereal is labeled gluten-free but actually contains wheat.


Sadly, no recipe for pureed bass in first Vitamix cookbook

When you speak to Jodi Berg, you find yourself hoping she'll channel a little bit of Dan Aykroyd.

After all, she's the fourth generation to head her family's Vitamix company, maker of those super powered...

It's the season for black and orange... Now in a salad

Rice salads are a summertime staple, perfect for picnics and al fresco dining. It just makes delicious sense. They are versatile, unfussy and can be served warm, room temp or chilled. Rice salads also are the...