Teresa Farney

Food Reporter

  • Colorado Springs Old School Bakery in Ivywild School closes kitchen to offer locally sourced bread and sweets

    Updated: 13 hr ago

    Change is underway at Old School Bakery in Ivywild School. The bakery operation in the kitchen has been shut down. The Blue Star Group, which owns the bakery, now has Joshua Aldarondo, owner of Delicias Bakery, supply fresh baked bread daily. His bread is sold at the Old School Bakery...

  • Colorado Springs candymakers have their way with fudge

    Updated: Wed, Dec 13, 2017

    Fudge. Who can resist its deep, dark chocolate tastiness and creamy, velvety smoothness? Cindy Cole couldn't. She loved the confection so much that when she and her husband, Tom, opened Cole's Gourmet Popcorn and Treats, fudge took a front-and-center position, ahead of the huge...

  • Eat Well: Colorado Springs grocery stores offer many choices of dairy-free milk

    Published: Tue, Dec 12, 2017

    Back in the day, milk was simple. There was only cow's milk to wash down gooey chocolate chippers or douse a bowl of Grape-Nuts. Now you can get a brain freeze contemplating the array of milk choices, many of which aren't milk at all. Today's "milks" are sourced from almonds, cashews,...

  • Colorado Springs' Brother Luck goes for coveted 'Top Chef' title with a Colorado theme

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    Thursday, the eyes of Colorado Springs foodies will be on the Bravo channel's premiere of "Top Chef" as our own Brother Luck joins the 14 other "cheftestants." The show was filmed in Colorado, too. The 15th season of the Emmy Award-winning series takes chefs on a road trip to Denver,...

  • Details about 'Top Chef' season 15

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    DETAILS ABOUT 'TOP CHEF' SEASON 15 - Host is Padma Lakshmi; judges are Tom Colicchio (head judge), Gail Simmons and Graham Elliot. - Guest chefs and culinary stars making appearances include: Curtis Stone (head judge of "Top Chef Jr."), Naomi Pomeroy, Richard Blais ("Top Chef:...

  • Colorado Springs chefs gearing up for holiday festivities

    Updated: Thu, Dec 7, 2017

    The Broadmoor culinary team built an impressive gingerbread house depicting the Pauline Chapel. The hotel elves worked magic with 958 pounds of powdered sugar, 475 pounds of flour, 650 eggs, 19 pounds of holiday spices, 200 pounds of honey, 128 pounds of molasses, 6 pounds of salt, 78...

  • Colorado chef teaches cooking classes in her Denver home and conducts culinary tours to Italy

    Updated: Wed, Dec 6, 2017

    What could be more fun on a Saturday morning than learning to make - and then sitting down to eat - a variety of pastas with a dozen lively women? Michele Morris, owner of Cooking with Michele, offered the class in her home, where the former kitchen-dining area now held a work island...

  • Colorado Springs has new sports bar offering Duca's Neapolitan Pizza and other upscale treats

    Updated: Wed, Nov 29, 2017

    Sportivo Primo officially has replaced Judge Baldwin's Brewery at The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Executive chef, Rene (Joey) LeBlanc, rolled out the menu Nov. 20. There's plenty of pub food such as wings, pulled pork sliders and dips. But pay attention to more...

  • Colorado's climate and elevation are excellent for growing a wide variety of potatoes

    Updated: Wed, Nov 29, 2017

    Local chefs love the San Luis Valley for its potatoes - the second-largest U.S. potato-growing region with more than 70 varieties grown there. Among those singing the valley's praises is self-proclaimed "Potato Emperor" Kevin Johnson. He owns the Potato Potato mobile food truck and...

  • Eat Well: Colorado Springs French cooking chef offers fitness cooking classes

    Updated: Tue, Nov 28, 2017

    You'd expect a class on "Fitness Cooking" to give tips on low-fat food preparation or advice on the best foods before and after workouts. You wouldn't expect it to be given by Blandine Brutel, owner of The French Kitchen Culinary Center. Since when is fitness linked with French...

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