Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs Cajun restaurants kick it up for Fat Tuesday

    Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2017

    When it comes to Mardi Gras parties, Phil Duhon is the go-to guy. After all he's been doing it for 19 years, starting when he was executive chef at the Ritz Grill. Duhon owns Oscar's Oyster Bar, 333 S. Tejon St., where he serves Cajun foods that he grew up with. He'll be dishing plenty...

  • Colorado Springs cooks with German ties share tips for comfort food

    Published: Wed, Feb 22, 2017

    Simply by tossing pork ribs, sauerkraut and potatoes into a pot, you can create tender, German-style comfort food. It's all in the braising, which turns less-tender cuts of pork into fall-off-the-bone goodness. And what goes into the pot with the ribs enhances the flavor. "Being...

  • Eat Well: Hydrating honey water product introduced to Colorado

    Published: Tue, Feb 21, 2017

    Michele Meloy Burchfield and Carla Frank are keen on honeybees, and especially on the honey these pollinators produce - so much so that they've created a product called honey water and turned it into a business. Blume Honey Water was launched last year with three naturally flavored...

  • Table Talk: Colorado Springs jazz society offers concerts, Greek buffet second Sundays monthly

    Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

    There was plenty to sing about at the Pikes Peak Jazz and Swing Society Second Sunday Jazz Affair, held Sunday at The Olympian Reception and Event Center, 975 S. Union Blvd. Fans queued well before the doors opened for the lavish buffet of Greek specialties prepared by Costas Rombocos'...

  • Trader Joe's portobello mushroom fries and 3 more food finds worth seeking

    Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

    It's been awhile since I shared some good food finds, so today I bring you tasty snacks, side dishes and a French butter you might want to check out. Sit tight as I wax poetic yet again about my favorite store, Trader Joe's. That's because TJ's carries some of these goodies, including...

  • White House chef a premier culinary position

    Updated: Wed, Feb 15, 2017

    With Presidents Day approaching, it's a good time to ponder who might be tapped to head the White House kitchen for the new administration, as well as reflect on who has been in that position in the past. It's not uncommon for chefs to be kept on through several presidential terms....

  • Baker with roots at Phantom Canyon Brewing opens retail shop in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Fri, Feb 10, 2017

    Shawn Saunders, owner of The Sourdough Boulangerie, has opened a new spot for his bakery, which also has space for a retail store. It's at 6453 Omaha Blvd. in a building that houses several small food companies. Boulangerie (pronounced boo-lahn-ZHREE) is French for bakery. Saunders...

  • Pikes Pick: Wine, music and treats for a low expectation Valentine's Day

    Updated: Thu, Feb 9, 2017

    Swirl Wine Bar, 717 Manitou Ave, Manitou Springs, is not such a fan of Valentine's Day, with owner saying it's a day known as, "Make singles and partners feel inadequate day." But they have your back with, delicious dessert and wine pairings available, "In a low expectation VDay...

  • Colorado Springs chef has winning way of making cheesecake

    Updated: Wed, Feb 8, 2017

    With Valentine's Day approaching, Kevin Clayton, executive chef at The Bistro on 2nd in Monument, might be the man of the moment. His answer to the end of a perfect date is cheesecake. "In 1986, when I was cooking at The Plaza in Sarasota, Florida, I begged the pastry chef for her...

  • Colorado Springs chocolatier has 3 aphrodisiac candies for Valentine's Day cupids

    Updated: Tue, Feb 7, 2017

    Jacquie Mosher, owner of the award-winning Radiantly Raw Chocolate store, has launched a new collection of chocolates just in time for Valentine's Day. "Our new box of chocolates sold out almost before we got them on the shelves," she said. And no surprise: The three new candies...

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