• New York-style pizza chain Anthony's to open its first Colorado Springs store

    By RICH LADEN rich.laden@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Apr 20, 2018

    More New York-style pizza is coming to Colorado Springs - this time by way of Denver. Anthony's Pizza & Pasta, whose 23 restaurants in greater Denver, Longmont and Castle Rock serve thin-crust pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads, will open its first Springs location in InterQuest...

  • The Broadmoor Resort's Penrose Room has a young turk with impressive culinary credentials

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Apr 19, 2018

    Max Robbins' resume covers only eight years in a professional kitchen. It's short and sweet, but there's a lot of meat. The 29-year-old has been aligned with top chefs in multistarred restaurants since he started his training and last year was hired as chef de cuisine at The...

  • No, bacon does not make everything better

    By Tim Carman The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    I'm sorry, but everything is not better with bacon. Cooks, chefs and recipe developers are practically obsessed with bacon, and I think I know why. Back in 2013, Wired magazine partnered with Food Network to crunch some numbers. Data miners combed through more than 49,000 recipes and...

  • Recipes for recovery after long workouts? Colorado Springs swimmer and triathlete trainer has tips

    By Teresa J. Farney teresa.farney@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    With our high altitude and dry climate, most exercise enthusiasts know it's vital to rehydrate when working out. "Drink every 15 minutes during your workout," said Dave Burgess, head coach of Podium Training Systems, which trains swimmers and triathletes. It's also vital to refuel...

  • Colorado Springs area cooking classes and events starting April 18, 2018

    By Carlotta Olson carlotta.olson@gazette.com -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    Cooking classes, kitchen tours and other culinary events in and around Colorado Springs.

  • Wine Guy: Sustainable winegrowing is gaining international attention

    By Rich Mauro Special to The Gazette -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    Over the 25 years I have been writing about wine, "sustainable farming" has spread around the world. But I was still surprised when I came across an Israeli winery founded on sustainable principles. In the Upper Galilee, where wine grapes have been grown for more than 2, 000 years,...

  • A quick, Tandoori-style meal with ample shrimp

    By Bonnie S. Benwick, The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    Enough with shrimp dishes that skimp on the star ingredient. Here, a spice combination that beats any supermarket garam masala is stirred into yogurt for a marinade that coats the seafood and keeps it moist, even under the broiler. The heat of cayenne pepper in that blend may intensify...

  • These five-ingredient, 10-minute peanut bars will be your new afternoon pick-me-up

    By Becky Krystal, The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    If making candy sounds intimidating, allow me to introduce you to my new friends, no-bake peanut bars. They'll remind you of a PayDay bar, but they also share some DNA with Rice Krispies treats. There's no fussy caramel to make, and you don't even need a thermometer. Or multiple...

  • One bowl and 20 minutes of work gets you this buttery, jammy, crunchy dessert

    By Becky Krystal, The Washington Post -
    Updated: Wed, Apr 18, 2018

    Most of us can't whip up a pie on a whim. It's not the easiest thing to make, either. So what to do when the craving for a buttery crust and fruit filling strikes? One-bowl Peach Melba Shortbread Bars to the rescue. You probably have most or even all the ingredients. The base crust...

  • Starbucks will close 8,000 US stores for racial-bias training

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Tue, Apr 17, 2018

    NEW YORK — Starbucks, trying to tamp down a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for its nearly 175,000 workers. The...

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