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  • Colorado's one-resident town, Bonanza, lives on

    The Denver Post -
    Updated: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Bonanza, a one-man, 133-year-old mountain town, lives on. Bonanza, in Saguache County, was in jeopardy of being relegated to the ash heap of history, facing "dis-incorporation" and losing its status as the state's smallest town because of a "lack of government." But the secretary of...

  • Putting the kids to work on a sweet potato tart

    By J.M. HIRSCH The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    It seemed an unlikely goal. I wanted a single solution for two problems - how to keep kids entertained while preparing Thanksgiving dinner and how to serve sweet potatoes in a fresh, creative way. Turned out to be easier than I thought, so long as I was willing to pitch in to get the...

  • Colorado Springs area wellness events starting Nov. 25, 2014

    By Carlotta Olson -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Health Notes appears on a space-available basis, free for nonprofits. Listings appear at the discretion of The Gazette. Send information at least two weeks in advance: email carlotta.olson@gazette.com or fax 636-0202. Colorado Springs Senior Center - 1514 N. Hancock Ave., if no cost...

  • Culinary gift guide makes shopping for economical items easy

    teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Have a BFF who also happens to be a BFE (best foodie ever)? If so, you likely want to gift them with something useful and economical this holiday season. Not a clue what that something might be? We're here to help you avoid the craziness of hitting the mall without a single idea in...

  • Gifts for the health and wellness minded

    By Jennifer Mulson jen.mulson@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Think of a health and wellness gift as an investment in vitality. Many people these days are taking a new interest in their health and quality of life. The right gift can encourage a new exercise habit, support a healthier way of eating or living and provide valuable and life-saving...

  • Dear Donna: Holiday plans result in anxiety for woman

    By Donna Shugrue donna.shugrue@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Dear Donna, A man I have been dating for about six months has asked me to join him and his family for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. They live in another state so we would be flying there and spending two nights at his parents' house. I have said yes and he has bought the tickets....

  • Wine Guy: Celebrate America's immigrant heritage this Thanksgiving

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    America is a nation of immigrants. Not surprisingly, America's best wines are made from vines that "immigrated" from other places, primarily Europe. Here are a few worth considering this Thanksgiving. From Italy, I am looking forward to four Tuscan wines. From Castello di Nipozzano,...

  • On Food: Give the holiday table a colonial touch with a cup of punch

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Last month I learned about making cocktails using steeped tea at the Les Dames d'Escoffier International in Boston. Cynthia Gold, one of only six tea sommeliers in the world, led the session that covered tea, brewing, cocktails and etiquette. After studying the tea fields of China...

  • Mastering deep-frying to get perfect doughnuts

    By SARA MOULTON The Associated Press -
    Published: Wed, Nov 26, 2014

    Plenty of us have a perfectly understandable fear of frying. After all, it can be both messy and dangerous. But it doesn't have to be. And since eating fried food is one of life's great joys, it's well worth mastering. Consider the doughnut. Everybody's favorite wheel-shaped goodie is...

  • Holiday travel tales at Alaska, Hawaii airports

    Updated: Tue, Nov 25, 2014

    Thanksgiving travelers spent Tuesday catching flights in Anchorage, Alaska, and Honolulu to destinations as remote as the Alaska village of Pitkas Point and as far away as Saipan. Some were cashing in on holiday deals on hotel rooms in Las Vegas or in the case of one Anchorage family,...

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