Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs farm dinner showed off Colorado-made cheeses with local veggies and meat

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    More than one of us was perplexed by the covered plastic cup of tannish-tinted liquid with a bright blue borage flower floating in it. It was placed in front of us at a recent "Night on the Ranch"dinner by Mike Preisler at Corner Post Meats Ranch in Black Forest. It was the first...

  • Pikes Pick: If you like it hot, try Spencer's Chili Fest in Colorado Springs

    Yesterday

    Can't decide what level of heat you'd like for your roasted green chilies? Alice Robinson, one of the family owners of Spencer's Lawn and Garden Center, 1430 S. Tejon St., is here to help. Spencer's Chili Fest takes place at the Tejon Street location from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on...

  • Pikes Pick: Dine well at 'On the Mesa - Perfect Pairing'

    Yesterday

    Be a do gooder and attend "On the Mesa - Perfect Pairing" by Discover Goodwill and Garden of the Gods Collections at Grand View Terrace, 3320 Mesa Road, 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. For $150 per person enjoy food tastes from Garden of the Gods Club, Prime 25, MacKenzie's Chophouse, Cowboy...

  • New owner for Palmer Lake landmark restaurant

    Updated: Thu, Aug 10, 2017

    Chris and Kerri Bohler, former owners of The Villa, have hung up their aprons. "We wanted to spend more time with our grandchildren and do some missionary (work)," Kerri said. The Palmer Lake eatery's new owner and executive chef is Timothy Berns, who got his culinary training at...

  • Colorado Springs chef details how to best enjoy a bowl of pho

    Updated: Tue, Aug 8, 2017

    Pho is Vietnam's national noodle dish, made from an exquisitely seasoned broth filled with thinly sliced meat and vegetables and served with garnishes and sauces on the side. Andrea Nguyen, author of "The Pho Cookbook," knows her pho and in her research learned more about the dish....

  • Colorado Springs brothers win first-place turkey at the National Western Stock Show

    Updated: Tue, Aug 8, 2017

    I just ordered my Thanksgiving turkey from Black Forest Meadery. And why not? For the past three years, I've bought my holiday bird from Gregory and Daniel Shapiro and have always been more than pleased with the quality and freshness of the fowl. Their dad and mom make honey wine at...

  • Colorado Springs hotel offers reasonably priced hot lunch every other Friday with music

    Updated: Wed, Aug 2, 2017

    TGIF and the place to be at 11 a.m. every other Friday is the pavilion in front of The Antlers - A Wyndham Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. The hotel chefs set up a cooking station offering fish and chips with coleslaw, condiments and a soft drink ($10). This is one of the best renditions of...

  • Food and Wine Classic in Aspen a treasure trove of ideas for summer sippers

    Updated: Wed, Aug 2, 2017

    Today I share some new ideas for using tequila in refreshing drinks from the seminar presented by the Patron brand at the Food and Wine Classic in Aspen in June. "We're going to have a 45-minute tequila lesson today," said David Alan, manager, trade education and mixology expert for...

  • Eat apricots for healthy eyes, says Colorado Springs optometrist and cookbook author

    Published: Wed, Aug 2, 2017

    Ah apricots - golden velvety orbs bursting with luscious flavor. There are so many ways to use them: sliced on hot or cold cereal; chopped and folded into whole grain pancakes or breads; mixed into savory stews; or served fresh in a green salad. You can munch on them whole or snack on...

  • Colorado Springs restaurant named a top scenic restaurant in U.S.

    Updated: Tue, Aug 1, 2017

    Online restaurant reservation-service company OpenTable recently named a Colorado Springs restaurant to its list of 100 Best Scenic View Restaurants in America for 2017. The Pepper Tree Restaurant, 888 W. Moreno Ave., made the cut. Not only is the eatery well known for the stunning...

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