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  • Holiday cookie No. 5

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Peppernuts (Pfeffernusse) - Yield: 6 dozen 
1/2 cup butter
2 cups light brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon hot water
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cloves
1/2 teaspoon ginger
1/2 teaspoon oil of anise
1 1/2 cups nuts, (optional)
3 1/2 cups flour...

  • Holiday entertaining? Start with a box of crackers

    By J.M. Hirsch The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Planning for a crowd this holiday season? Grab of box of woven wheats. That's the generic name for Triscuits, those kind-of-weirdly-wovenesque wheat crackers that are delightfully salty-crunchy-savory. This year, I've decided they are the perfect on-demand base on which to build any...

  • Holiday cookie No. 4

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Huckleberry Chocolate Cookie Bars - Yield: 4 dozen 
1 3/4 cups flour
1 1/2 cups quick cooking oats
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup margarine or butter slightly soft
1 jar (16 ounces) wild huckleberry jam (available at 

  • Holiday cookie No. 3

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    SNOWBALLS - Yield: 3 dozen 
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened 
 condensed milk
3 tablespoons baking cocoa
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups graham cracker crumbs 
 (about 32 squares)
3 1/2 cups flaked coconut, 
32 to 35 large marshmallows Procedure: Line a...

  • Holiday cookie No. 2

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Butter Balls - Yield: 3 dozen 
2 cups peanut butter
1 can (14 oz.) sweetened 
 condensed milk
3/4 cup powdered sugar
2 cups semisweet chocolate 
 chips Procedure: Mix all ingredients together (may be a little hard to mix but that's normal). Once well-mixed, form into...

  • Holiday cookie No. 1

    Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    Quick Change 
Cookie - Yield: 4 dozen 
2 cups butter, room 
2 cups powdered sugar
1 egg, unbeaten
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt Procedure: Cream butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Mix flour and salt...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Dec. 10, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Dec 10, 2014

    WHAT'S COOKING CLASSES ONGOING Black Bear Bourbon Bar - 10375 Ute Pass Ave., Green Mountain Falls; 684-9648, 964-2990,
- Basic Bourbon Training, 8-10 p.m. Fridays. Cost is minimal and varies. Colorado State University Cooperative Extension - 701...

  • Healthy roast for the holidays? With pork, easily

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Dec 9, 2014

    Winter calls for savory roasts. The problem for the healthy eater is that most roasts get their flavor from silky (and so very saturated) fat marbling. Yes, we can roast chickens and turkeys, but sometimes we crave thick slices of pork or beef. I have a solution: the pork tenderloin...

  • Colorado Springs chef shows the tricks of making pad thai

    teresa farney -
    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    Jasmine Andrew, owner of Narai Siam Cuisine, prepares pad thai. Visit to view the video.

  • A quinoa dish that can be a side or delicious main

    Updated: Mon, Dec 8, 2014

    The first time I heard of quinoa was more than 14 years ago. I was at a bustling little restaurant called Le Loup Blanc in Paris. The menu was plug-and-play — pick a meat, then fill out your plate with a selection of sides. Think upscale table-service cafeteria with crammed-quarters,...