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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Cap'n Crunch's Peanut Butter Crunch Quaker Oats Rating: Three-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: An amalgam of corn, oat and rice flour baked into roughly shaped orbs whose surface is a symphony in brown: specs and swirls of varying intensity, pocked with the occasional dark blobs ... More >>
Photo by Aubrey ShoeWe have pretty much given up on Reese's products that aren't Reese's cups. The story is getting old: Reese's cups = delicious, Reese's cup variants = eh. But as fate would have it, a colleague recently took a tour of the Hershey factory, where he purchased and brought back ... More >>
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 >>
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 di ... More >>
Peanut Butter Cookie Crisp General Mills Rating: Three-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: Whole-grain corn discs, yellowish-tan in color, with a semi-rough surface that makes each piece look like a discus designed to shatter on impact. Save each shard for me.
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