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  • A chicken satay with bold - and borrowed - flavors

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    This easy, weeknight-friendly chicken dinner is a bit of a cultural mash-up. I started by bathing hard-to-overcook chicken thighs in a robust satay-style sauce. The sauce delivers a sweet-tangy-savory-spicy blend of flavors thanks to ample amounts of brown sugar, cider vinegar, fish...

  • Brew calendar for Oct. 8, 2014

    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    BREW CALENDAR Mondays Brewers Day Off - Home and commercial brewers get 30 percent off craft beers and qualify for a $50 Old West Home Brew Supply gift certificate, 5-8 p.m., Green Man Taproom and Beer Garden, 320 S. Weber St.; 237-2711,

  • Is it worth it to chop your own burgers? You bet!

    By J.M Hirsch Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    I'm not going to tell you how to dress your burger. I'm not going to tell you what sort of bun to put your burger on. I'm not really even going to tell you very much about how to cook your burger. But I am going to tell you how to make the best burger. Ever. And you start by avoiding...

  • Think beyond Thanksgiving pies with canned pumpkin

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    Let's talk about one of the season's more iconic vegetables - canned pumpkin. Yes, canned, because that's how 99 percent of us get our pumpkin. Which is fine except for one thing - Americans overwhelmingly associate canned pumpkin with one dish (pumpkin pie) and one day of the year...

  • Top 5 favorite Trader Joe's products

    By rich laden - the gazette
    Updated: Mon, Oct 6, 2014

    This week, thousands of Colorado Springs-area residents are expected to line up in advance of Friday's opening of Trader Joe's at the University Village Colorado shopping center, which will be the chain's first Colorado Springs location. "Usually, grocery shopping is a chore," said...

  • 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, -
    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...