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  • Pimiento cheese making comeback as trendy bar food

    By MICHAEL FELBERBAUM The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Could it be that the cocktail and craft beer scenes are making the "caviar of the South" suddenly hip? They're certainly trying. Because that caviar - better known as pimiento cheese spread to the rest of us - is experiencing a renaissance of sorts around the country as trendy bars...

  • A chicken noodle soup via Africa and Thailand

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    Much as we love a classic chicken noodle soup, we decided to mess with ours a bit. The essence of the dish stayed the same - chicken and noodles swimming in chicken broth. But for flavor, we went overseas, drawing inspiration from two unrelated dishes - African peanut soup and spicy...

  • 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...

  • Tomato rice soup: A speedy bowl of creamy comfort

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

    When I was a kid, creamy tomato and rice soup was one of my go-to comfort foods. My mom would make it for me, and she would make it from a box. The soup was cloyingly creamy-sweet and the rice was overcooked and mushy. I didn't much care. It was happiness in a bowl. I've been pretty...

  • What's Cooking calendar for Oct. 8, 2014

    Published: Wed, Oct 8, 2014

    CLASSES ONGOING The Cañon City Queen Anne Tea House - 813 Macon Ave., Cañon City. Registration: 275-5354.
- The Art of Artisan Bread, 2 p.m. Saturday, $30. Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave. Registration: 387-6000,
- Cooking with Fall Produce,...

  • 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...