Nuts and Edible Seeds

  • Dining

    January 9, 2014
  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Vegan pumpkin "cheesecake" with coconut whipped cream for a no-bake dessert on Meatless Monday

    Over the past few weeks, Meatless Monday has shown you how to make everything you need for your Thanksgiving table -- all totally vegan dishes -- except dessert. But we wouldn't forget about the most important aspect of any holiday meal: This vegan pumpkin cheesecake fits the bill, especially when t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Vegan creamed kale for a side dish on Meatless Monday

    Let us give thanks for holiday dishes that appeal to everyone sitting around the table on Thanksgiving -- carnivores and plant-based eaters alike. This week, a traditional side dish with a twist: instead of spinach, we're using kale, and instead of cream, we're using cashew cream. And believe us whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    EDGE has a fresh thing going with its fifteen salads ready in fifteen minutes -- for $15 or less

    Lunch at the Four Seasons might seem a bit extravagant, but if you're indulging in EDGE's latest promotion, then you'll surely find a plate that satisfies both your wallet and your waistline requirements. The eatery is currently offering up fifteen salads that are all $15 or less and all served up i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Penne with creamy cashew-avocado sauce for a veggie overload on Meatless Monday

    If you're looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, one of the best resources available is the Humane Society's weekly recipe mailer, which delivers a different delicious vegan meal to your inbox once every seven days. This penne-based dish (adapted from Nut Butter Universe) is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2013

    Dining out paleo: Ten dishes to satisfy your inner caveman

    The "caveman diet" is getting a real workout across Colorado. The creation of Loren Cordain, a Colorado State University professor who wrote The Paleo Diet and numerous follow-up books, the diet has been picked up by the Crossfit community and many other fans of healthy eating. But while it promises ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Ondo's welcomes spring with a new menu, paella special tonight

    Ondo's Spanish Tapas Bar, 250 Steele Street, is introducing a new spring menu this evening, and hosting a special paella night beginning at 4 p.m. today. For $28, patrons can choose up to four ingredients to create a customized paella dish, which feeds two to four people; call 303-975-6514 for reser ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    Dairy-free cream of broccoli soup for a warm-up on Meatless Monday

    With cold-and-flu season in full swing, it's time to cook up a big batch of homemade soup with all of its immune-boosting qualities -- especially if you're making your own vegetable stock! This cream-of-broccoli recipe (adapted from VegNews columnist Allison Rivers Samson's version) will serve up a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2012

    Applebee's: all quiet on the luncheon front

    Last week I did something I'd never done before: I had lunch at Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar. It wasn't that I'd never been to an Applebee's before. I had, dozens of times, the visits usually consisting of me getting off work at a neighboring chain restaurant; ordering the biggest, medium- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Udi's Gluten-Free Foods introduces five new products

    Smart Balance has been busy since it purchased Udi's Gluten-Free Foods, a spinoff of Udi's Healthy Foods, a Colorado company that got its start baking bread, for $125 million this summer. Today it will launch five new Udi's items at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, the country's premier ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    The ultimate vegan lasagna recipe for a family feast on Meatless Monday

    ​​No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. Like all of the recipes we've featured here, vegan lasagna isn't difficult to make. It does have a lot of ingredients, though, so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2012

    We scream for ice cream! Five GOP-inspired Ben & Jerry's flavors

    What are two things that people really want right now? You guessed it: new flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, and more Republican primary coverage. Last week Ben & Jerry's announced that it is debuting Greek frozen yogurt, bringing back "Chocolate Therapy" (chocolate ice cream, choco-cookies and ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    The Sesame Seed food truck hits the pavement

    Mei Liu had always been a home cook, but a few years ago, she made her first foray into a professional kitchen, starting a small Chinese restaurant with a group of friends in Austin, Texas. Not long after, Mei, along with her daughter Grace, and son, Gary, drew up plans to start a food truck -- bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Citrus salad with candied almonds

    ​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. During the month of Janu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Mad Greens tosses out custom salads perfect for vegetarians and vegans

    The biggest misconception about a vegetarian diet is probably that it consists of salad, salad and more salad. And although these Veggie Girl posts have showcased the wide range of dishes available to vegetarians, the truth is that when you stop eating meat, your tastebuds can change -- and you actu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Homemade mole and smoked pork overwhelm Ska's latest Local Series beer

    ​I've always loved mole for its spicy, chocolatey uniqueness. In fact, if I were forced to pick a favorite sauce, it might very well be mole (though Hollandaise holds a special place in my heart). Making it has always seemed like a daunting task, but the more I cook, the more I crave a challen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Broccoli and cashew salad

    ​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. It's been a long time co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Pumpkin seeds: Trick or treat (definitely treat) from Qdoba

    ​Halloween is still a few days away, but Qdoba Mexican Grill just served up a special treat: a recipe for honey chipotle pumpkin seeds created by Ted Stoner, director of strategic project development for the homegrown chain. He's the head chef who comes up with all the new items for Qdoba's m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Potager is back in action with a new menu after a summer vacation

    ​Get ready to enjoy the bounty of Potager's garden and local farms. The Capitol Hill restaurant has returned from a two and a half week summer vacation, and with its reopening, brings a new menu bursting with seasonal summer faves like corn, eggplant, cucumber, tomatoes and peaches. Take a lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Stephanie Tourles makes the case for raw food

    ​Stephanie Tourles is the author of the just-released "cook" book Raw Energy: 124 Raw Food Recipes for Energy Bars, Smoothies, and Other Snacks to Supercharge Your Body. She'll be appearing at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street, on Monday, January 11, at 7:30 p.m. to sign copies of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    Cooking with Pete: winter solstice salad

    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. For the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2009

    First impressions of Choppers Custom Salad Works

    Lori MidsonBeing a somewhat reluctant advocate of the salads at Green Fine Salad Company and Mad Greens, both Colorado-based weed joints (in the gourmet lettuce kind of way, people), I thought I'd check out the new Choppers Custom Salad Works at 5302 DTC Boulevard, in Greenwood Village. It, like the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2009

    Candy Girls: Reese's Select Clusters

    What's not to love about a Reese's peanut butter cup product?  Even when the effort is lazy,  the end result is still delicious.  Something about the saltiness of the peanut butter melting with the sweetness of the milk chocolate...home run every time.  Even though we know it's h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Racines

    One of my strongest dining memories from childhood is dining at the café in the Broadway department store in Albuquerque. Strangely, I don't remember the food -- it was probably a grilled cheese sandwich or chicken noodle soup or some other kid-friendly dish -- but I remember the ambience. The diml ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008

    Candy Girls: Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

    With Halloween fast approaching, the Candy Girls found themselves craving the delicious fall treat of caramel apples. They knew that Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory always had heaps of beautifully covered apples on display, but they never could have imagined the true bounty of caramel, chocolate an ... More >>

  • Music

    October 9, 2008

    Peanut Butter Wolf

    Friday, October 10, Vinyl, 303-860-8469.

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2008

    Milking It: Special K Cinnamon Pecan

    Special K Cinnamon Pecan Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Brown-tinted flakes made of rice and wheat of various shapes, sizes and textures. Imagine a topographical map of a mountainous region run through a blender set on "chop." Pecans are part of the combination, too, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 4, 2007

    Dark Magic

    Chocolate plays well with others.

  • Dining

    October 28, 2004

    Bite Me

    Ham on Wry

  • Dining

    May 8, 2003

    Drink of the Week

    Indigo Martini

  • Dining

    December 5, 2002
  • Dining

    May 2, 2002

    Practice Makes Perfect

    In Spanish, solera describes a wine-making process. In English, Solera means consistently good meals.

  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002

    Best Bakery

    2 Boys Baking Company

  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002

    Best Squid Salad

    Whole Foods Market
    Three metro locations

  • Dining

    February 7, 2002

    Asia Like It

    East meets best at Akebono.

  • Food & Drink

    March 29, 2001

    Best Chocolates

    Sweet Rockin' Coffee

  • Dining

    March 15, 2001


    Chris Widlar sounds a sweet note with Concertos in Chocolate.

  • Dining

    December 28, 2000

    Dream On

    What this city needs is better service -- and more of the great dishes that make up my ideal meal for 2000.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000
  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000
  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best pie

    Papa Frank's

  • Dining

    June 8, 2000

    Bad Karma, Sad Shawarma

    Eating at the Sahara Restaurant can be a dry time.

  • Dining

    December 2, 1999

    Using Your Noodle

    Raman: the soup for a new millenium.

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    July 16, 1998
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    December 11, 1997
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    March 14, 1996
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    February 14, 1996
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    January 24, 1996
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    January 18, 1995
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