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  • Ancient heritage grains are creating new buzz as unaltered nutritional powerhouses

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    Have you heard of einkorn, amaranth, emmer or Kamut? How about spelt, quinoa, millet, sorghum or teff? Some may ring a bell, others not so much. All of them are called heritage grains, and their nutritional attributes have made them the stars of the trendy ancient grains movement...

  • Wine Guy: Merlot still worth attention

    Rich Mauro
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    The popularity of merlot wines from California grew rapidly among U.S. consumers in the 1990s. According to The Wine Institute, more than 292,000 tons were crushed in 2004 compared with 15,000 tons in 1990. Americans were drawn to the wine's easy-drinking, approachable profile. Then...

  • Bread not rising? It might be caused by using wrong type of flour

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: 19 hr ago

    I had a gluten epiphany when I attended a two-day wheat conference in Fargo, N.D., a few weeks ago. Among the many wheat studies the North Dakota State University Wheat Breeding Labs does is testing various varieties of wheat for gluten (protein) content. I knew that gluten was the...

  • Savory turnovers that can save you time for dinner

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    These earthy, hearty turnovers work equally well as a fall gathering appetizer and an easy weeknight meal. And not just because they are a delicious and comforting hand pie that pairs wonderfully with red wine. These turnovers also are easily prepped ahead of time. Follow the recipe...

  • Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

    By MELISSA D'ARABIAN The Associated Press -
    Updated: 23 hr ago

    Chia seeds have a lot to offer a healthy diet. One table-
spoon crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus and omega fatty acids. But the real reason I love chia seeds so much? They fill me up, and that keeps me from getting hungry (and cranky)...

  • A rich, creamy noodle kugel with apples and honey

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for your Rosh Hashana table. The tart apples lend a gentle sweetness and bright flavor complemented by raisins, cinnamon and nutmeg. Feel...

  • Sweet, less stew-like take on Rosh Hashana tsimmes

    By ALISON LADMAN The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Though tsimmes - a traditional part of the Rosh Hashana meal - generally is considered a sweet stew of carrots and other root vegetables, we decided to take our version in a different direction. We kept all the essentials - carrots bolstered by parsnips, beets and a sweet potato - but...

  • RECIPE: Quinoa Pilaf

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Quinoa Pilaf - Yield: 4 servings 
1 cup quinoa
1 teaspoon walnut oil
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1 cup diced carrot
1 1/2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
Chopped fresh parsley or thyme,...

  • RECIPE; Oat-Amaranth-Carrot Porridge

    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Oat-Amaranth-Carrot 
Porridge - Yield: 4 servings 
2 tablespoons vegan butter
1⁄4 cup yellow onion, diced
2 carrots, diced
2 1⁄2 cups water
1 cup amaranth
1 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon iodized sea salt
1⁄2 teaspoon cinnamon Procedure: Sauté the vegan butter, onion and carrots in a...

  • What's Cooking calendar Sept. 17, 2014

    By carlotta olson -
    Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    WHAT'S COOKING 
CLASSES ONGOING 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. Fridays. Cost is minimal and varies. Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave....

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