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  • Dining review: Symbiotic relationship at Colorado Springs bistro equals excellence

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    For 10 years, Carlos Echeandia has been greeting diners at the door of the bistro that bears his name, but this isn't the only indication of his longevity and attention to detail; much of the staff has remained unchanged in that same period. The symbiotic relationship between front...

  • Cooking and crafting with Paddington bear

    Updated: Fri, Dec 12, 2014

    There is still time to get to know Paddington bear. And we firmly believe anyone with children of any age should know Paddington. The stories of Paddington, the problem-prone bear who moves from "Darkest Peru" to London, have been turned into a movie, and early reviews say it is an...

  • Colorado Springs pastry chefs construct a life-size gingerbread house at Broadmoor

    teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    So what happens when you cut 14 chefs loose with 400 pounds of powdered sugar, 300 pounds of flour, 
200 pounds of candy, 120 pounds 
of butter, 100 pounds of honey, 
95 pounds of egg whites, 73 pounds of eggs and 10 pounds of spices during the holiday season? They roll up their white...

  • However you stuff it, a roulade makes a merry meal

    Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014

    Think of a roulade as a big edible cigar-shaped container for just about any filling of your choice. Almost like an edible Christmas present! Even the roll itself is versatile and can be made from any number of ingredients. Savory roulades — the term means "to roll" in French — can be...

  • Clarification: Food-Healthy-Sweet Potato Latkes story

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    In a Nov. 17 sweet potato latke recipe by Melissa d'Arabian, The Associated Press instructed readers to add extra flour if the latkes were too moist. The recipe should have said extra cornstarch. The clarified recipe follows. ___ SMOKY SWEET POTATO LATKES Start to finish: 45 minutes...

  • Farmer and chef shares insights with home cooks

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — It was the first deep freeze of the season in Colorado, snow thick underfoot and the temperature in the single digits, when Eric Skokan accidentally left a 35-pound bag of onions in the car. The chef wasn't about to give up on the red onions he'd grown himself...

  • On Food: A magical bean pot for Christmas

    Teresa Farney
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    I inadvertently gave myself an early Christmas gift: a micaceous pottery bean pot. Although I had heard of, and was intrigued by, mica clay cooking vessels, I never had gotten around to buying one. My interest was reignited at a seminar in Santa Fe, N.M., where a panel of experts...

  • Colorado Springs homecooks offer up their best holiday cookie recipes

    teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    We asked for it and you, dear readers, responded. "Do you have a winning cookie recipe?" was the question we posed on Nov. 12. The recipes started flowing in shortly after, and by deadline time, there were more than 40 entries. The top prize would be a $25 gift card from King Soopers...

  • 10 ideas for easy holiday party snacks

    By Alison Ladman The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Nobody is going to blame you if your holiday party spread includes a bowl of mixed nuts, some grapes and a wedge or two of cheese. After all, most people enjoy them and are willing to nibble mindlessly on them. But it is easier than you think to elevate your feast by bolstering those...

  • Lean, filling beans help you behave

    Published: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    WINTER WHITE BEAN BRUSCHETTA - Yield: 8 servings

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