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  • Why make your own chicken stock? Because it rocks!

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Why bother making chicken stock at home when there are so many respectable versions at the supermarket? Because the stock you pour out of a can or a box can't touch the homemade variety. The difference is in the flavor and the texture, both of which - but particularly the texture -...

  • Chipotle backs Colorado's GMO food labeling effort

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    DENVER — Burrito giant Chipotle is backing a Colorado ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods. The Denver-based chain said Tuesday that consumers want to know whether the food they're eating has been genetically modified. Company CEO Steve Ells says...

  • Cutting the sugar? Up the zest so you won't notice

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    When it comes to sweets, I have a trick up my sleeve. The best part is that it probably won't cost you a penny because most likely you already have it, but throw it in the trash. I'm talking about orange zest, the thin outer skin of an orange. I don't mean the white part, called the...

  • Colorado Springs foodies say goodbye to long drives, hello to Trader Joe's

    By rich laden and Jakob Rodgers The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    The wait ended Friday for foodies throughout the Pikes Peak region. Ultra-popular specialty grocer Trader Joe's - whose gourmet foods, one-of-a-kind items, low prices and clever marketing have inspired what experts call a cult-like following - opened its first Colorado Springs store...

  • Drive-thru review: It's not enough anymore for bacon to be on the side at IHOP

    By Ken Hoffman King Features Syndicate -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    The "P" in "IHOP" stands for "pancakes," but waffles, the unsung hero of the breakfast buffet, were on the menu in 1958 when the first IHOP opened in Toluca Lake, Calif. They have been a steady presence ever since. Recently, the breakfast barn rolled out the Bac 'n' Cheddar Waffle....

  • Dining Review: Tangy flavors, friendly staff at Bird Dog BBQ

    By Robin Intemann, -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    It seems contrary, but strip malls are often surprisingly good harbingers when it comes to housing respectable dining spots. Bird Dog BBQ has found homes in four such locations around town, and they go together like, well, pork and beans. Bird Dog has been a presence in Colorado...

  • Trader Joe's opens to crowd, long lines in Colorado Springs

    By Rich Laden -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    Follow @RichLaden  and  @JakobRodgers of The Gazette on Twitter for live updates from the 8 a.m. Friday opening of the Trader Joe's in Colorado Springs. You can also use the hashtag #cstraderjoes to see updates. An estimated 200 customers were lined up before the doors...

  • Colorado Springs welcomes Trader Joe's with open arms

    teresa j. farney -
    Updated: Thu, Oct 9, 2014

    Brace yourself: Trader Joe's will swing into business at 8 a.m. Friday at the University Village Colorado Shopping Center. And if this opening is like those of the three stores in the Denver area, foodies will start lining up in the wee hours Thursday - much like the iPhone fans who...

  • Old Tom gin is in again

    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — On a sunny San Francisco afternoon, bartender Chad Arnholt is setting up for the evening crowd at Trick Dog — a popular bar tucked into the eclectic Mission District — and thinking about the resurgence of Old Tom gin. Most people have never heard of it. So Arnholt...

  • List: Farmers market schedule for Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Monday - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., through Oct. 13. Wednesday - Briargate, 7610 N. Union Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., ends Wednesday, - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North...