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  • Now is the time to take a shine to hard cider

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Hundreds of years ago, hard cider was America's drink. It had an alcohol content roughly equivalent to beer - unlike the brown juice sold as cider at today farmers markets - and orchards were abundant with cider apples, fruit that was bittersweet and high in tannins. Back then,...

  • SudSisters: Gluten-free beer does exist but the taste might not grab you

    Nicole Montanez
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Gluten is a mixture of two proteins found in wheat, barley and rye. Beer is made from malted cereal grains such as wheat, barley and rye. So it would seem that gluten-free beer is an oxymoron. But gluten-free beer does exist. In fact, those who suffer from celiac disease and have a...

  • Hummus and chocolate? It's a surprisingly delicious combo

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Admittedly, chocolate hummus sounds like a Halloween trick. When I first saw it alongside "real" hummus at the grocer, I decided it had to be either disgusting or a cruel joke. There was no way a traditional hummus base - with all sorts of savory things such as chickpeas - could play...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events - Oct. 22

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration: 275-5354.
- The Art of Yeast and Artisan Bread, 2 p.m. Saturday, $30. Colorado State University Cooperative Extension - 701 Court Street, Suite C, Pueblo. Registration: 719-583-6566.
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  • Colorado Springs farmers market schedule for Oct. 22, 2014

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    Daily - Spencer's Lawn & Garden Center, 1430 S. Tejon St. , 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays, 632-2788, spencersgardens.com. The store's Fountain location, 4720 Center Valley Drive, offers a market into October. Call for times; 392-2726. Sunday - Downtown Sunday...

  • 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...

  • Colorado Springs area brew calendar for Oct. 22, 2014

    Published: Wed, Oct 22, 2014

    BREW CALENDAR Mondays Brewers Day Off - Home and commercial brewers receive 30 percent off and qualify for a $50 Old West Home Brew Supply gift certificate, 5-8 p.m., Green Man Taproom and Beer Garden, 320 S. Weber St.; 237-2711, drink@greenmantaps.com.
 Mondays-Sundays...

  • 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...

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