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  • Colorado parents upset over school cafeteria noise rules

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    ASPEN — Parents in Aspen are upset after elementary school administrators put strict limits on noise in the cafeteria. Students at Aspen Elementary School have been told that loud talking and noises are prohibited and administrators will blow whistles if students violate the rules....

  • Drive-thru review: Now Pizza Hut is putting bacon in its crust

    Published: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    Pizza Hut's obsession with finding ways to hide more cheese on its pies might qualify as a psychological disorder. First came the original Stuffed Crust Pizza in 1995. Since then: 3-Cheese Stuffed Crust, Crazy Cheesy Crust, Stuffed Crust Pan Pizza and that zany Cheesy Bites Pizza. Now...

  • Dining review: Blue Star exceeds high expectations

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 3, 2014

    The Blue Star's emergence as one of the city's fine dining restaurants hasn't necessarily been meteoric as much as it has been a constant among the city's culinary constellations. For 20 years, diners have been treated to its spins on traditional entrees, stellar service and menus that...

  • On Food: Don't mess with New Mexicans when it comes to green chili cheeseburgers

    Teresa Farney
    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    New Mexicans know their chilies. Especially combined with burgers. I should know. In September, I was a judge for the second Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown at the Farmers Market Pavilion in Santa Fe, and I lived to tell the story. Along with four other judges, I ate my way...

  • Starbucks tests craft beer-inspired latte, but not in Colorado

    Stephanie Earls
    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    We know that coffee and beer are two great tastes that, for the most part, taste great together. Some of our favorite seasonal beers are porters and stouts infused with smoky coffee elements, in fact. Yum. Coffee-flavored beer is one thing, but beer-flavored coffee? Based on our...

  • Butter and black pepper, a steak's best friends

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    A steak and potato dinner is an American cliche, but a delicious one. For my weeknight-friendly steak and taters, it was important that it be a one-pan wonder. Nobody wants tons of cleaning up on a weeknight. It also had to be fast and flavorful, which is why I opted for bison...

  • Seasonal eggplants are less bitter and can be prepared in a number of delicious ways

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    ggplant doesn't get a lot of love. Some people have eaten the veggie just once and found the flavor bitter - promptly shunning the idea of giving it a second chance. Others won't even try it. Such doubters might want to hear out eggplant expert Deborah Madison. Madison is a Santa...

  • Recipe: Deborah Madison's Eggplant Gratin

    Updated: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Deborah Madison's Eggplant Gratin - Yield: 6 servings 
2 1/2 pounds eggplant, peeled if white
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil
1 large or 2 medium onions, sliced
4 large eggs
1 cup milk or light cream
1 cup freshly ground Parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon...

  • Wine Guy: Blends can provide extraordinary tastes

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Many wine drinkers might not realize that the cabernet sauvignons or merlots they enjoy often include other grapes. Sometimes, a producer even will promote the fact the wine is a blend. Given its prestige, it isn't surprising that many imitate the Bordeaux formula of blending...

  • Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Chia seeds have a lot to offer a healthy diet. One table-
spoon crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and omega fatty acids. But the real reason I love chia seeds so much? They fill me up, and that keeps me from getting hungry (and cranky)...

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