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  • Roasted beets can brighten up any holiday table

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Beets are the perfect addition to bountiful fall feasts. They are satisfying without being heavy, and their rich ruby and golden tones add visual interest to any seasonal color scheme. Plus, beets are incredibly flexible on temperature — serve them warm, room temperature or chilled —...

  • Missing Count Chocula in Colorado town found drowned in booze

    Coloradoan
    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    The case of the missing Count Chocula cereal boxes was solved Friday in Fort Collins, when a craft brewer admitted to buying them to brew in a small-batch beer. Black Bottle Brewery in Fort Collins bought two Albertsons' inventories of the iconic chocolate and marshmallow-bit cereal,...

  • Higher prices may leave bitter taste in chocolate lovers' mouths

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The news is not good for chocolate lovers. The cost of cocoa, a commodity that has risen in price by 50 percent since early last year, is getting another increase because of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the world's biggest cocoa-producing region. Reduced supplies and greater...

  • Easy slow cooker chili that lives up to the hype

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Slow cookers have legions of fans. I am not among them. It's partly philosophical, partly practical. Let's start with the latter. Truth is, I'm just not good at producing food that tastes all that great in a slow cooker. Whatever I make ends up either tasteless mush or wildly...

  • On Food: Trip to New Mexico yields lesson on red chili sauce

    By teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    One of our go-to dining spots in Santa Fe, N.M., is Tomasita's. My favorite dish there is the Carne Adovada, a plate of fall-apart tender chunks of pork that have been braised in red chili called Caribe sauce. So, naturally, when I was in Santa Fe in September to judge the Green Chile...

  • Farmers market schedule for Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Wednesday - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ends Wednesday, wmmi.org. Thursday - First and Main Town Center, 3133 Cinema Point, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., through Oct. 30, millerfarms.net. Saturday - Old Colorado City, 2408 W. Colorado...

  • Making nutritious nut butters at home is easy

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Nut butters are as easy as 1-2-3 to make at home. Step 1: Choose a nut. Step 2: Pop the nuts into a food processor or blender. Step 3: Dress them up with interesting flavorings. Enjoy. Peanuts are most commonly used in nut butter - the kind we all grew up on and learned to...

  • Ottolenghi has 'Plenty More' to say on vegetables

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    In his early days as a vegetarian recipe columnist for the Guardian, a major British newspaper, chef Yotam Ottolenghi worried that he'd run out of ideas. Not a bit of it. Eight years later, the London-based Ottolenghi helms an empire built on those ideas, including several hugely...

  • A salty caramel makeover for Rice Krispies Treats

    By ELIZABETH KARMEL The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    To be honest, I had no idea about Rice Krispies Treats. That is, I knew of them, but I'd never made them. And I never knew how delicious they could be. The first time I made them, I used the original recipe. It was good, but I felt it needed a little more ... something. So I made a...

  • What's Cooking calendar Oct. 15, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    CLASSES ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 
10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990, chefmatthews@aol.com.
- Basic Bourbon Training, 8-10 p.m. Fridays. Cost is minimal and varies. The French Kitchen - 2515 Oak Hills Drive. Call for cost....

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