Pikes Pub: Suds will be flowing this weekend in Denver, Colorado Springs

By: Tom Roeder tom.roeder@gazette.com

If you love beer, welcome to your Christmas season.

This weekend brings hundreds of brewers to Colorado for the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, and suds will be flowing in Colorado Springs too as the...

Ditch the dairy to make the most flavorful, creamy soup

This time of year, with the weather getting colder, I love to serve soup for supper. It's an easy sell at my house, where The Husband is a soup-aholic. But with a soup this good, I firmly believe you can sell...

Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting Sept. 23, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson




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....

Colorado Springs area beer related events starting Sept. 23, 2015

By: Carlotta Olson



Great Divide Brewing Co. Tap Room Tours - 3 p.m., 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, 2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday, Great Divide Brewing...

Turning a bonanza of brown bananas into a gingery bread

By: KATIE WORKMAN The Associated Press

Because I find myself with overripe bananas pretty much every other week, our family eats a lots of banana bread. The freezer also has become sort of a halfway house for wayward over-ripened bananas. But if you...

Colorado Springs restaurateur restores historic firehouse into new eatery

By: teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com

Johnny Nolan, owner of Southside Johnny's and Johnny's Navajo Hogan, just might be in line for some sort of historical society award. He has bought the historic Colorado Springs number three firehouse. And,...

Pumpkin spice: The flavor of fall, and a hint of the past

By: CHRISTINE ARMARIO The Associated Press

Once upon a time, pumpkin spice lived pretty much only in pies.

That was a long time ago.

These days, it's a modifier on a list of foods that grows longer each fall: There are pumpkin spice lattes and...

Ready to embrace better bread? Try a robust grain-fig loaf

By: ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press

This robust, lightly sweet bread is perfect as we transition into cooler weather. The combination of farro, barley and oats gives it a substantial heft, while the dried figs lend a gentle sweetness and moist crumb....