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  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events Nov. 12, 2014

    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    WHAT'S COOKING 
CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration: 275-5354.
- The Art of Pie Making, 2 p.m. Saturday, $30. Food for Life - Epicentral Coworking, 415 N. Tejon St. Registration: 
445-9107, fflcoloradosprings.com.
-...

  • Wine Guy: Exploring lesser-known grape varieties, regions

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    I try to sample a variety of wines throughout the year but somehow end up drinking a lot of cabernet sauvignon and chardonnay. This holiday season, I'm making an extra effort to be adventurous and try less familiar wines. These wines provide a refreshing combination of flavor interest...

  • Pumpkin pie reconfigured as Thanksgiving cannoli

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Who says the Thanksgiving pumpkin dessert has to be a pie? We decided to tinker with tradition a bit by turning the usual pumpkin pie filling into cannoli. Same great taste, whole new packaging. Not only is this an impressive, finger food-friendly way to get a pumpkin dessert on the...

  • Ten fresh ways to dress mashed potatoes

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Truth is, mashed potatoes don't need a whole lot of love to come out amazing. A little butter (OK, a lot of butter), a little cream or milk (OK, a lot of cream or milk), a bit of salt and pepper, and some muscle are all it takes to convert boring potatoes into one of our favorite...

  • Recipe: Butter cookies

    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    Butter Cookies - Yield: About 32 cookies 
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg (room temperature)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract Procedure: Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. Cream...

  • Vegetarian gravy that won't leave you missing meat

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 12, 2014

    In case there is any doubt, let's clear this up: You don't have to eat meat to crave gravy at Thanksgiving. But unfortunately for vegetarians, much of the gravy served on Turkey Day is made using the drippings of the big bird. And with good reason; turkey gravy is delicious. But in...

  • Shortcut produces irresistible sweet potato pie

    By ELIZABETH KARMEL The Associated Press -
    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    Much as I love a classic pumpkin pie, I have to be honest: My heart belongs to sweet potato pie. Both are rich and warmly spiced. Both go wonderfully with whipped cream (particularly whipped cream that has been hit with a splash of bourbon). Both ooze warmth and family celebration....

  • Dorie Greenspan demystifies the cut holiday cookie

    Updated: Tue, Nov 11, 2014

    Around the world, it's time for holiday cookies: German springerles rolled out with patterned rolling pins; Dutch speculoos as tall as St. Nick and as intricately detailed as a stained glass window; internationally beloved gingerbread men, women, children and pets; and, of course, the...

  • A pizza chain's revamp: Curry crusts, balsamic drizzle

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    NEW YORK — Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist, giving them the freedom to make pies with honey Sriracha sauce or add curry flavor to the crusts. The reworked menu is one of several major moves at old-standby restaurant chains, including Red Lobster and Olive...

  • Drive-thru review: Sweet dreams packed into Denny's Apple Danish Stuffed French Toast

    Published: Mon, Nov 10, 2014

    Denny's, our largest chain of full-service, sit-down family diners, joined forces with cable station TNT to bring Apple Danish Stuffed French Toast to the light of day - and all night. This melting-pot dish won first place on an episode of "On the Menu," a cooking game show hosted by...

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