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  • List: Farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area

    The Gazette -
    Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    Farmers markets Monday - Broadmoor Community Church, 315 Lake Ave., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., through Sept. 29, springsfarmers markets.com. - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., noon to 6 p.m., through October, wmmi.org. Tuesday - Fountain City Hall, 116 S. Main...

  • Follow food safety advice when shopping at Colorado farmers' markets

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    If you're trying to eat well and stay healthy, shopping for food at a farmers market is a good place to start. But all of that good-for-you feeling can be for naught if food safety is not heeded in the process. Colorado State University Extension offers many helpful tips for shopping...

  • Phyllo stands in for crust in healthy cherry pie

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Jul 1, 2014

    My favorite dessert is cherry pie. I rank it higher than any chocolate concoction you can name. I even like the gluey, over-thickened versions served in diners. But I admit I felt slightly virtuous when I discovered recently that cherries are such a healthy ingredient, rich in...

  • Dinners help pave way for planned Colorado Springs brewery

    By Teresa J. Farney TERESA.FARNEY@GAZETTE.COM-
    Updated: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    The story behind The Beer Dinners: They are a team effort, for sure, starting with Jeff Zearfoss and Melissa Lofton, owners of Common Cause Catering. Their catering company is a social enterprise, meaning they partner with public and private organizations to support the local...

  • Chili gets grinder treatment for Fourth of July

    Updated: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    With all due respect to vegetarians, Fourth of July grub at my house has to hit several key criteria. It must be meaty. It must be bold. It must pair nicely with beer and wine and cocktails. It must easily feed a crowd. It must be easy to prepare. It must be easy to eat outside. And...

  • July Fourth celebrations didn't always include pie

    Updated: Thu, Jun 26, 2014

    Apple pie may be as American as the Fourth of July, but it probably wasn't on the table when the holiday first began. "There wouldn't have been a whole lot of apples around this time of year," says Mary Thompson, research historian at Mount Vernon, the plantation estate of George...

  • Food: Local cheese expert shares top-10 list

    By T.D. MOBLEY-MARTINEZ tracy.mobleymartinez@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    As summer heats up, entertaining seems like the thing to do. Cheese can play a tasty - and sometimes unexpected - role in creating small bites for parties. Ask Robert Wooldridge, who is the fromager ("cheese steward, cheese guy") at the King Soopers on Centennial Boulevard. A cheese...

  • Table Talk video: Southwest Breakfast Casserole

    By Teresa J. FARNEY teresa.farney@gazette.com-
    Updated: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    Get a jump on breakfast by fixing this casserole and refrigerating it overnight. The next morning, pop it in the oven to bake and dazzle everyone at the table with a spicy egg dish. Visit gazette.com or scan the QR code below the recipe to watch a demonstration. Teresa J. Farney, The...

  • Jazzing up a juicy Lucy for July Fourth cookouts

    Updated: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    July Fourth is a wonderfully over-the-top holiday. Which is why it would be a shame to offer up just basic grilled burgers at your cookout. To create a burger equal to the holiday, we started with a burger already pushing the envelope — the juicy Lucy burger! These not-so-ordinary...

  • Pistachios, strawberries combine for easy torte

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Jun 25, 2014

    The sweet, slightly acidic flavor of fresh strawberries begs for a rich, crunchy accompaniment such as pistachios. We start by finely chopping the nuts and mixing them into the dense batter of this rich cake. You'll find the taste and texture similar to pound cake, but - thanks to...

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