• Popular Fountain restaurant Sarge's Grill closes

    Andrea Guzman, The Gazette
    Updated: Thu, Jun 21, 2018

    For four years, Coloradans followed Sarges’ Grill’s motto ordering customers to eat great food and have a great time. Then Peg and David Parker announced the immediate closing of both locations via Facebook last week. Throughout its run, Sarges’ was dedicated to first responders and...

  • Colorado Springs fans of healthy eating scooping up refreshing acai bowls

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

    First, let's say it right: "acai" is pronounced ah-sigh-EE. Nothing puts a smile on the face of a food server quicker than a mispronounced "acai." Next, let's see what the fuss over the trendy "acai bowls" is all about. They're all the rage at health food cafés and juice bars. "I...

  • 4 weeknight pastas come together faster than it takes to boil water

    By Domenica Marchetti The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

    For pasta lovers like me, Sundays are for long-simmered ragùs and, when I'm feeling really ambitious, homemade noodles. For the rest of the week, I can pull together boxed pastas and pantry sauces in about the time it takes to boil a pot of water. Pasta is a great vehicle for...

  • A no-cook meal that might change your mind about canned tuna

    By Bonnie S. Benwick The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

    Here's a simple meal that's al fresco friendly. Take it to an outdoor concert, a ballgame or your backyard patio. Colorful bell pepper and carrot add crunch. Thin half moons of zucchini provide a nice contrast in texture. Lemon juice and Sriracha account for the punch and spice. You...

  • Make one-pan Spanish Eggs and Potatoes, and you'll learn to fry

    By Bonnie S. Benwick The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

    Potatoes, onion and eggs make a trio that promises good eating and many possibilities. The classic tortilla Española is a prime example, and some of my favorite skillet recipes go heavy on the potato and onion, which makes the cooked wedges meaty and especially easy to cut and serve at...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting June 20, 2018

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

    CLASSES ONGOING Authentic Indian Recipes - 2840 Helmsdale Drive. Cost and registration: 304-6111, polkadotsandcurry.com. - Meatless Monday - Samosas, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Monday. - Egg Curry, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 27 and 30. The French Kitchen - 4771 N. Academy Blvd. Call...

  • Easy, perfectly peeled hard-cooked eggs from pressure cooker

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

    I admit it, I've bored many a party companion with my excitement over the perfect hard-cooked eggs I made using a pressure cooker. But you can't blame me. Who would have ever thought you could make eggs this way? For me, the crazy-popular Instant Pot was the source of my egg...

  • Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast overtaking downtown Wednesday, road closures expected

    By HALEY CANDELARIO haley.candelario@gazette.com
    Updated: Wed, Jun 20, 2018

    Residents of Colorado Springs can grab some grub Wednesday morning during the annual Colorado Springs Western Street Breakfast. Volunteers from Fort Carson will serve pancakes, eggs, coffee, milk and juice from 5:30 to 9 a.m. at the intersection of Pikes Peak Avenue and Tejon Street....

  • Home of Denver 7-pound breakfast burrito shutters remaining restaurants

    Mark Antonation, Westword
    Updated: Tue, Jun 19, 2018

    Eighteen years ago, Jack Martinez set up a green-chile roasting stand at 2524 Federal Boulevard. Sales of his roasted chiles, corn and street eats were so good that he eventually took over the building next to the parking lot where he operated, drawing homesick New Mexico natives...

  • Bulgur + lamb = good stuff on the grill

    By Ellie Krieger The Washington Post -
    Published: Tue, Jun 19, 2018

    Our food culture today allows little room for middle ground, as if you must choose between Team Meat and Team Meatless. But that all-or-nothing notion is more about zeitgeist than science. While you can get all the nutrients you need without red meat, you can include it if you do so...

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