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  • Cashew Butter

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Cashew Butter - Yield: 2 cups 
2 cups unsalted roasted cashews
2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar, optional Procedure: In a food processor or blender, combine nuts, 2 tablespoons of oil, salt and sugar if desired. Process on high speed for 30...

  • Cinnamon Walnut Butter

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Cinnamon Walnut Butter - Yield: 2 cups 
3 cups walnuts
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Generous pinch of salt
Sprinkling of Stevia extract Procedure: Place walnuts in the work bowl of a food processor fitted with the regular cutting blade. Process the nuts. After about 30 seconds, they'll...

  • Wine Guy: Try versatile California Pinot Noir for the holidays

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Pinot noir at its best is all about expression of its source. It may be why the French invented the term "terroir." In California, there are numerous appellations along the stretch from Mendocino to Santa Barbara where fine pinot noir is made. In my recent tastings, most of them were...

  • Halloween treats don't have to rot your teeth

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    It's true - despite what kids think, not all Halloween treats need to rot your teeth on contact. Which isn't to say the goodies we've gathered here - a muddy punch and a granola-
like snack - don't have a sweet side. Rather, we decided to take a more balanced approach to our sugar...

  • Why make your own chicken stock? Because it rocks!

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Why bother making chicken stock at home when there are so many respectable versions at the supermarket? Because the stock you pour out of a can or a box can't touch the homemade variety. The difference is in the flavor and the texture, both of which - but particularly the texture -...

  • Chipotle backs Colorado's GMO food labeling effort

    Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    DENVER — Burrito giant Chipotle is backing a Colorado ballot measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods. The Denver-based chain said Tuesday that consumers want to know whether the food they're eating has been genetically modified. Company CEO Steve Ells says...

  • Cutting the sugar? Up the zest so you won't notice

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    When it comes to sweets, I have a trick up my sleeve. The best part is that it probably won't cost you a penny because most likely you already have it, but throw it in the trash. I'm talking about orange zest, the thin outer skin of an orange. I don't mean the white part, called the...

  • Colorado Springs foodies say goodbye to long drives, hello to Trader Joe's

    By rich laden and Jakob Rodgers The Gazette -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    The wait ended Friday for foodies throughout the Pikes Peak region. Ultra-popular specialty grocer Trader Joe's - whose gourmet foods, one-of-a-kind items, low prices and clever marketing have inspired what experts call a cult-like following - opened its first Colorado Springs store...

  • Drive-thru review: It's not enough anymore for bacon to be on the side at IHOP

    By Ken Hoffman King Features Syndicate -
    Updated: Mon, Oct 13, 2014

    The "P" in "IHOP" stands for "pancakes," but waffles, the unsung hero of the breakfast buffet, were on the menu in 1958 when the first IHOP opened in Toluca Lake, Calif. They have been a steady presence ever since. Recently, the breakfast barn rolled out the Bac 'n' Cheddar Waffle....

  • Dining Review: Tangy flavors, friendly staff at Bird Dog BBQ

    By Robin Intemann, robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 10, 2014

    It seems contrary, but strip malls are often surprisingly good harbingers when it comes to housing respectable dining spots. Bird Dog BBQ has found homes in four such locations around town, and they go together like, well, pork and beans. Bird Dog has been a presence in Colorado...

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