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  • Turning your zucchini abundance into no-fry fries

    Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

    Those darn zucchini! There's an army of them occupying your garden right now and each one is as big as a blimp. What if I told you there's a way to transform the whole lot of them into a delicious dish resembling french fries, but without all the calories? The secret involves cutting...

  • Classic frozen pop from childhood remade as a pie

    Updated: Fri, Aug 15, 2014

    Let's get one thing clear — I am not proud of this recipe. And if it weren't so ridiculously good, I'd be too humiliated to share it. But it is and so I am... It all came about because I was chasing a childhood taste memory. I wanted the creamy-sweet richness of a Creamsicle, but I...

  • Eat Well: Kids at Venetucci Farm camp get chance to show off cooking skills

    Teresa Farney
    Updated: Thu, Aug 14, 2014

    Do you have a child who refuses to eat fruits and veggies? One way to get them to eat these foods is to take them to a farm so they can learn how to grow and even cook their own food. That was the point of a recent "Farm to Fork: Cooking with Kids" camp at Venetucci Farm. There...

  • Farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

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

  • List: Colorado Springs area brew calendar

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    Tuesdays Tuesday Night Karma Hour - One dollar per pint sold will be donated to a local charity, 5-9 p.m., Bristol Brewing Co., 1604 S. Cascade Ave. Go online for host charity; bristol brewing.com.
 First Tuesdays Yappy Hour - Hosted by Camp Bow Wow, 5-7 p.m., Pikes Peak Brewing...

  • Hops, elevated: Monument farmer grows local hops for local brews

    BY STEPHANIE EARLS stephanie.earls@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Aug 13, 2014

    Last year, Rick Squires was in the Pacific Northwest buying supplies for his Monument hop yard, a decent-sized operation by Colorado standards with seven rows of bines growing on about a half acre of Squires' property. When he told a Willamette Valley farmer that his crops had yielded...

  • A shaved salsa that needs no tomatoes, no chopping

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    We generally assume two things about salsa that we shouldn't. First, that it must involve tomatoes. Second, that the ingredients should be chopped. While chopped tomato salsas are delicious, you don't want those to be your only experience. There are so many other ways to enjoy fresh...

  • Inauthentic but fast kung pao pork that tastes llike real thing

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Aug 12, 2014

    Let's get something out of the way at the top. This is not an authentic kung pao recipe. If you're looking for an authentic kung pao recipe, move along. If, however, you're looking for a delicious, weeknight-friendly recipe for stir-fried pork that tastes like good kung pao, this is...

  • Keep Labor Day healthy with grilled chicken salad

    Updated: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

    Labor Day, summer's last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly — Tell the truth! — we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs? Check, check, check and check! Vegetables and other light fare? Not so much. The standard routine amounts to the summer version of Thanksgiving,...

  • Half of Colorado farmers markets take food stamps

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sat, Aug 9, 2014

    DENVER — More people shopping at Colorado farmers markets and farmstands can now use food stamps to pay for their produce. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says half of Colorado's 140 registered farmers markets and stands are now equipped to swipe the government debit cards issued...

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