Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast. For this week's devil's food ca ... More >>
Denver blog posts keep it real. Big Media's Jason Salzman is over Scott Gessler's "Republican attack dog" tactics, but Mike Rosen seems okay with them. Denver Egotist offers a snowboarding video for a hot summer day. You're welcome. Plants & Animals Denver: If Martha Stewart were vegan....
J. WohletzMiller Farms definitely puts the "ag" in agritourism. For a nominal admission fee, I got to spend a day at a working farm, hitched a ride on a huge trailer filled with hay bales, learned that root vegetables don't always want to be unearthed, and took home seven large grocery bags ... More >>
Appearing as a guest star on the lineup of upcoming reality TV shows might give new Denver mayor Michael Hancock the national media attention he craves...
Like a rubber band stretched to its snapping point (or maybe a glass-top table that spontaneously explodes), Martha Stewart is one of pop cultures most weirdly volatile figures. We broke down five disturbing things about Stewart after another of her products erupted without provocation the ot ... More >>
The aftermath of the table explosion.There's something inherently unsettling about a person as perfect-seeming as Martha Stewart, something steely and cold within that gaze of practiced affability that belies a certain underlying strain. You get the sense that, like all things tightly wound b ... More >>
Martha Stewart.Martha Stewart drew blood on Father's Day. Or at least a glass patio tables marketed under the Martha Stewart Living brand did. According to Arvada's Nancy Passarella, she and her family were sitting down for a meal when the table shattered for no particular reason -- and they ... More >>
Man, house arrest is rough.House arrest isn't just for political prisoners, Pol Pot and Ponzi scheme artists anymore. In the last few years, many celebrities have had the pleasure of serving hard time in the comfort of their own cushy homes -- including Lindsay Lohan, who was placed under hou ... More >>
Barb Macfarlane Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane do not leave their work behind when they leave Marczyk Fine Foods and head for their great old Denver house with the big, new kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them, and cook up a feast. Rhubar ... More >>
With Free Comic Book Day going down this Saturday, and it's clear comic book retailers and publishers want to put out some of their best this week in preparation for the inevitable high traffic that'll be going down at retailers across the nation today. Case in point, three of our five picks ... More >>
Elissa RoeschWe've got a roster of gatherings this weekend that includes baby showers, birthday parties and Easter. Charged with bringing something to each, we contemplated just phoning in a beverage pairing -- until an urge to get into the kitchen overcame us. So instead, we baked carrot c ... More >>
Brian Dorsey Studio, NYCIf you don't know who Ron Ben-Israel is, then we're going to make the wild guess that you aren't getting married anytime soon. Or didn't get married anytime in the recent past. Or don't follow celebrity weddings at all. Or never watch Wedding Central, the cable televis ... More >>
Lori Midson Craig Dixon, executive chef of Cafe Options Craig Dixon Cafe Options 1650 Curtis Street 303-573-0733 www.cafeoptions.com Craig Dixon, chef of Cafe Options, is struggling. I've just asked him what it's like to work in a kitchen staffed predominantly by females -- the restaurant ... More >>
Liz KellermeyerEgg Nog and Snickerdoodle cupcakes riff on old favoritesWith the days of enjoying festive holiday flavors coming to an end, it would be a shame if you missed out on cupcake versions of a few classics: Eggnog and snickerdoodle. Happy Cakes Bakeshop in Highland is known for successf ... More >>
If you've never read Anthony Bourdain's infamous post on Michael Ruhlman's blog eviscerating Food Network stars and proposing theoretical Iron Chef matches, please do so now. It's one of the funniest bits of food writing out there. So when I read that Paula Deen got an accidental pork fac ... More >>
It's been three weeks since I wrote a word about this season's Top Chef on Bravo. Know why? Because it has been so boring and so contrived and so stupid that the episodes themselves were painful to watch -- making me less than excited about the notion of then rehashing them here. There w ... More >>
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