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  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Nov. 19, 2014

    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 
10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990, 
chefmatthews@aol.com.
- Basic Bourbon Training, 8-10 p.m. Fridays. Cost is minimal and varies. The French Kitchen - 2515 Oak Hills Drive. Call for cost....

  • Bring leeks in from the sidelines of Thanksgiving

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Leeks too often are a sideshow. They are given bit parts in other dishes, usually a soup or a saute. And in the process, all that is wonderful about leeks is lost. So this Thanksgiving, we decided to gives leeks the star treatment. They are deliciously sweet, yet pair wonderfully with...

  • Ten ideas for homemade cranberry sauce

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    We get it. The allure of canned cranberry sauce goes well beyond convenience. There's something about the ridges on the side, about the way it jiggles on the plate, about the way it slides down your throat. On this day of giving thanks (and indulgence), embrace canned cranberry sauce....

  • A veggie dish that is both fresh, familiar

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Tired of the same old sides at Thanksgiving? We decided to create something both fresh and familiar. This dish of roasted vegetables starts with classics - onion, butternut squash and corn - but mixes it up with a can of chickpeas and halved red grapes. The chickpeas add a mild nutty...

  • Give thanks for a pie spiked with cheddar, whiskey

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    Apples and cheddar cheese are such a wonderful pairing, they often are combined in pies. The result is deliciously sweet, with a hint of creamy-savory for balance. We love this combination, but we decided we could make it better. We started by adding a couple of tablespoons of whiskey...

  • Big, bold creamy spinach that won't keep you busy

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 19, 2014

    For such a simple dish, creamed spinach can be a pain to make. Most recipes call for some sort of roux-based sauce, such as bechamel. As though we have time for that while trying to assemble the rest of the Thanksgiving meal. Yet, creamed spinach is an excellent choice for this...

  • Eat Well: Tips for substituting lower calorie sides for holiday meals

    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Ah, holiday feasting! Mashed potatoes oozing with butter and cream. Sweet potatoes candied up with brown sugar and butter. Pumpkin puree mixed with sugar and milk and poured into a rich pie crust. It's all so good. And potatoes, sweet potatoes and pumpkin are very nutritious foods....

  • Recipe: Pumpkin pie

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Pumpkin Pie - Yield: 8 servings 
Cooking spray
4 sheets phyllo dough
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups canned pumpkin, puree
1 1/2 cups fat free evaporated milk...

  • Recipe: Garlic sweet potato mash

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Garlic Sweet Potato Mash - Yield: 5 servings 
2 pounds (4 medium) sweet 
 potatoes, peeled and 
 cubed
1 tablespoon butter
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup 1 percent milk
2 tablespoons light sour 
 cream
Salt and fresh cracked 
 ground pepper, to taste Procedure: In a large pot,...

  • Recipe: One-point pumpkin pie (crustless)

    The Gazette -
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    One-Point Pumpkin Pie (Crustless) - Yield: 8 servings 
1 (15-ounce) can pumpkin puree 
 (not pie filling)
1 (12 ounce) can evaporated skim milk
3/4 cup egg white
3 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 teaspoon vanilla
2/3 cup Splenda granular
Cooking spray Procedure: Preheat oven to 400...

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