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  • What's Cooking calendar for Sept. 10, 2014

    Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration required: 275-5354.
- The Art of Tamales, 2 p.m. Saturday, $30. Cooking for a Cause - Four-course dining experience, complete with wine pairings, 6 p.m., Care and Share Warehouse, 2605...

  • Taking a sweet and tangy approach to gazpacho

    By J.M. Hirsch The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    Watermelon and tomatoes might seem an unlikely combination, but in this simple, refreshing gazpacho they blend perfectly. The recipe - inspired by one in Yotam Ottolenghi's upcoming cookbook "Plenty More" - comes together in minutes and easily adapts to your preferences. I like a bit...

  • Banishing the blues with healthy blueberry muffins

    The Associated Press -The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    The dramatic loss of honeybees to changing land use, viruses and pesticides is alarming, and they are irreplaceable as pollinators. But you can somewhat offset their loss by attracting alternative pollinators, such as beetles, butterflies and moths, dragonflies, feral bees, wasps and...

  • All the flavors of fall in one twice-baked package

    Updated: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    Apples and sausage and sweet potatoes, all baked up together. Does it get more wonderfully autumnal? It really is that simple. We decided to take all the best flavors of fall and combine them into one awesomely twice-baked package. Add a bit of cheese to tie it all together and you...

  • Wheat consumption takes hit in gluten-free trend

    Published: Tue, Sep 9, 2014

    I recently went on a safari in Fargo, N.D. - a wheat safari, presented by the Wheat Foods Council. Over the two-day trip, I got the lowdown on wheat from nutrition scientists, Ph.D.s in wheat genetics, flour milling experts and wheat farmers. The experts also addressed some myths about...

  • Smiling Toad Brewery opens new location, loses unique Colorado Springs distinction

    Updated: Sun, Sep 7, 2014

    Last week was bittersweet for Smiling Toad Brewery. When doors opened Friday at the new location, 1757 S. 8th St., the brewery officially lost bragging rights as the tiniest in Colorado Springs. "Yes, we're growing up. It's a good thing," said head brewer and co-owner Fred Davis....

  • Colorado Springs is home to a garlic and chili festival

    teresa j. farney -
    Published: Fri, Sep 5, 2014

    The Garlic and Chile Fest will take place at Summerland Gardens, 124 E. Cheyenne Road, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 13. This is the combined efforts of Larry Stebbins, director of Pikes Peak Urban Gardens, and Julie McIntyre, owner of Summerland Gardens. In previous years...

  • An easier way to poach an egg? Just get a strainer

    Updated: Thu, Sep 4, 2014

    Several years ago, Lyonnais salads were quite the rage in New York's French bistros. Then the fad faded and I forgot all about them. That I, until this past summer, when I had the happy opportunity to teach some classes in Lyons and reacquainted myself with this regional delight. The...

  • Lower temperatures have decreased tomato yield, increased green fruit

    By teresa j. farney -
    Updated: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    You can't knock the enjoyable summer we've had this year. But the lower temperatures have delayed the tomato season by about two weeks and left many of us with plants that are festooned with green, golf ball-size fruit. "Yes, it seems that many of us are noticing a decreased yield in...

  • Colorado Springs farmers market schedule

    By TEresa Farney -
    Published: Wed, Sep 3, 2014

    Monday - Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Sept. 29, springsfarmers - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., 9 a.m. to 
5 p.m., through October, Tuesday - Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main St., 3-7...