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  • Drive-thru review: A mile-high pile o' bacon tops Carl's Jr.'s latest

    Published: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    Let's get something straight: The Mile High Bacon Cheese Thickburger has nothing to do with Denver. It's got everything to do with the pile o' bacon nestled on top of a Certified Angus Beef patty. There's 1.5 ounces of bacon here. In bacon weight, 1.5 ounces is a lot - almost four...

  • Higher prices may leave bitter taste in chocolate lovers' mouths

    By stephen hobbs stephen.hobbs@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    The news is not good for chocolate lovers. The cost of cocoa, a commodity that has risen in price by 50 percent since early last year, is getting another increase because of the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the world's biggest cocoa-producing region. Reduced supplies and greater...

  • Easy slow cooker chili that lives up to the hype

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    Slow cookers have legions of fans. I am not among them. It's partly philosophical, partly practical. Let's start with the latter. Truth is, I'm just not good at producing food that tastes all that great in a slow cooker. Whatever I make ends up either tasteless mush or wildly...

  • Dining Review: Thai Mint is appealing to all the senses

    By Robin Intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    hai Mint is a restaurant for the senses: vibrant food presentations, enticing aromas, delightful Thai-accented English that
charms the ear, plates warm to the touch and, best of all, food that melds a range of tastes thanks to an eclectic blend of spices and herbs. It didn't hurt,...

  • On Food: Trip to New Mexico yields lesson on red chili sauce

    By teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    One of our go-to dining spots in Santa Fe, N.M., is Tomasita's. My favorite dish there is the Carne Adovada, a plate of fall-apart tender chunks of pork that have been braised in red chili called Caribe sauce. So, naturally, when I was in Santa Fe in September to judge the Green Chile...

  • Farmers market schedule for Colorado Springs

    The Gazette
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Wednesday - Western Museum of Mining & Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ends Wednesday, wmmi.org. Thursday - First and Main Town Center, 3133 Cinema Point, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., through Oct. 30, millerfarms.net. Saturday - Old Colorado City, 2408 W. Colorado...

  • Making nutritious nut butters at home is easy

    teresa j. farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Nut butters are as easy as 1-2-3 to make at home. Step 1: Choose a nut. Step 2: Pop the nuts into a food processor or blender. Step 3: Dress them up with interesting flavorings. Enjoy. Peanuts are most commonly used in nut butter - the kind we all grew up on and learned to...

  • Ottolenghi has 'Plenty More' to say on vegetables

    Updated: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    In his early days as a vegetarian recipe columnist for the Guardian, a major British newspaper, chef Yotam Ottolenghi worried that he'd run out of ideas. Not a bit of it. Eight years later, the London-based Ottolenghi helms an empire built on those ideas, including several hugely...

  • A salty caramel makeover for Rice Krispies Treats

    By ELIZABETH KARMEL The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    To be honest, I had no idea about Rice Krispies Treats. That is, I knew of them, but I'd never made them. And I never knew how delicious they could be. The first time I made them, I used the original recipe. It was good, but I felt it needed a little more ... something. So I made a...

  • Easy Homemade Almond Butter

    Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    Easy Homemade Almond Butter - Yield: 3/4 cup 
1 cup roasted chopped almonds
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons vegetable oil (or 
 almond oil) optional Procedure: To roast chopped almonds, preheat oven to 350 degrees and roast nuts 4-6 minutes, until light brown. Grind together...

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