• Whipped cream dispenser reportedly explodes, kills fashion blogger Rebecca Burger

    The Associated Press

    PARIS — French authorities are investigating the death of a fitness blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister that was withdrawn from the market in 2013, officials and the company that makes the product said Thursday. The prosecutor's office in the eastern...

  • Dining Review: Schnitzel Fritz boasts German cooking and desserts

    By robin intemann robin.intemann@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Jun 22, 2017

    Some words are simply fun to say, like Schnitzel Fritz. Go ahead - say it. It's hard to utter the name of this casual German restaurant and delicatessen on the city's east side without smiling. Unfortunately, not everything there is as enjoyable as the name. The menu features...

  • LIST: Farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area

    Teresa Farney
    Updated: Thu, Jun 22, 2017

    A look at farmers markets in the Colorado Springs area: Daily Spencer's Lawn & Garden Center, 1430 S. Tejon St., 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays, through late October, 632-2788, spencers gardens.com. The store's Fountain location, 4720 Center Valley Drive offers a...

  • Grocery delivery service launching in Colorado Springs

    Updated: Thu, Jun 22, 2017

    A new service is coming to Colorado Springs, allowing residents to have groceries delivered right to their door from several stores. Instacart is launching in Colorado Springs on Thursday. The service will be available to more than 225,000 households in the Colorado Springs area. The...

  • Colorado Springs kid, teen cooking camps educate and entertain

    By teresa farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Jun 21, 2017

    It's officially summer. School has been out for a few weeks and the kids are driving you up the wall. You're at wit's end telling them to put down the smartphone and give social media a breather. You might remember that a few weeks ago, we told you about some cooking camps for kids....

  • The two-step secret to 20-minute chicken on a stick

    By Ellie Krieger The Washington Post -
    Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017

    The accompanying recipe is the antidote to boring grilled chicken. It's nearly as easy to make but so much more enticing. The key is to toss the chicken with a mix of dried spices - ginger, garlic, turmeric, crushed red pepper flakes, salt and pepper - that turn the blank-canvas...

  • For slaws with staying power and no leftovers, go cabbage-free

    By Cathy Barrow The Washington Post -
    Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017

    When it comes to picnic and potluck contributions, almost everyone welcomes coleslaw. So why is it that what lands on the table is often store-bought? I contend the fault lies with the cabbage. Unless you are serving one square mile of a neighborhood, an entire head of cabbage makes a...

  • Frito Pie: From halftime to restaurant menus

    By Kara Elder The Washington Post -
    Published: Wed, Jun 21, 2017

    You likely encountered it first at a high school football game: the iconic yellow and red bag of Fritos torn open, filled with chili - inevitably ladled out of a slow cooker - and topped with cheese and diced onion. Frito Pie, or Fritos Chili Pie, as it's officially known by the...

  • That time I threw a crispy snack on top of my summer salad

    By Ellie Krieger The Washington Post -
    Published: Tue, Jun 20, 2017

    I have been playing around with variations on seasoned, crispy chickpeas as a snack. Keen to avoid deep-frying them, I tried baking them several ways - at different temperatures for various amounts of time. But it was ultimately a 10-minute sizzle in a skillet with olive oil that won...

  • Scores of farm workers, activists march on Ben & Jerry’s

    Updated: Sat, Jun 17, 2017

    MONTPELIER, Vt. — Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday on a Ben & Jerry’s factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism. Protesters said Ben & Jerry’s...

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