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Pete Marczyk

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    April 9, 2014

    Recipe Wednesday: Chocolate crackles

    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 a spacious kitchen. They often bring some of their market's best ingredients home with them and cook up a feast, and when they're not cooking at home, ... More >>

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    March 19, 2014

    Recipe Wednesday: Chilled nettle soup with pickled fiddleheads

    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 a spacious kitchen. They often bring some of their market's best ingredients home with them and cook up a feast, and when they're not cooking at home, ... More >>

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    November 13, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: roasted squash

    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 a spacious kitchen. They often bring some of their market's best ingredients home with them and cook up a feast, and when they're not cooking at home, ... More >>

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    October 30, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: La Vie en Marczyk cassoulet

    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 a spacious kitchen. They often bring some of their market's best ingredients home with them and cook up a feast, and when they're not cooking at home, ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Peanut butter and jelly sandwich

    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 a spacious kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast. "It's back to school time, but ev ... More >>

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    July 31, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Grilled wedge salad with honey-jalapeno dressing

    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 a spacious kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast. Whitney Ariss, the merchandising ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: summer pasta with greens, turnips and sausage

    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 a spacious kitchen. They often bring some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them and cook up a feast. "We grilled some sausages the oth ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    A charitable burger night at Marczyk's and more tasty treats this weekend

    Both locations of Marczyk Fine Foods (the original at 770 East 17th Avenue, and the second store at 5100 East Colfax Avenue) will donate a percentage of their Friday Burger Night sales from 5 to 7:30 p.m. tonight to the Niman Ranch Next Generation Scholarship Fund. The scholarship supports "children ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Roasted tomato Caprese sliders

    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. Oh, baby, it's hot out there! A ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: rainbow shrimp and grits

    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. There's a huge difference betwe ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    Goodbye winter -- Burger Night is back at Marczyk Fine Foods

    Both locations of Marczyk Fine Foods will kick off this year's edition of Burger Night this evening. The popular grill-out features local beef from Niman Ranch served on brioche buns from City Bakery, with all the fixings, for $7.99. See also: - Denver Yelp reviews: Pete Marczyk reads Marczyk Fine ... More >>

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    March 13, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Stracotto

    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. While the weather promises to w ... More >>

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    February 1, 2013

    Denver Yelp reviews: Pete Marczyk reads Marczyk Fine Foods' strangest on video

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that a beloved restaurant, brewery or shop in possession of a good reputation also has no shortage of negative Yelp reviews. Denver's best (and worst) have been served with plenty of them, with Yelpers yapping about everything from bad service to bad salsa, bad ... More >>

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    January 15, 2013

    Cream of tartar from 1967 wins Marczyk Old Spice contest

    At a potluck dinner party at my home a few years ago, I made the mistake of handing Pete Marczyk a can of Scotch Buy black pepper that had expired in 1988 -- which meant the pepper was old as the friends' marriage we were celebrating, and a lot less spicy. But that black dust did manage to provide t ... More >>

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    January 9, 2013

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Preserved plum and goat cheese pissaladière

    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. Christopher Weir, the grocery b ... More >>

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    January 7, 2013

    Old Spice Contest at Marczyk rubs salt in old wound

    Did you resolve to clean out your kitchen cabinets for the new year? Your time spent sneezing your way through your messy spice shelves could pay off: Marcyzk Fine Foods is holding its annual Old Spice Contest, and you can enter until 8 p.m. today. Here's the deal: Bring your old spices to one of t ... More >>

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    November 28, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Penne pasta with vegetables and goat cheese

    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. "In the days that followed Than ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Art Meets Beast this weekend at MCA Denver

    MCA Denver, 1485 Delgany Street, is hosting its second Art Meets Beast festival, honoring the history of the bison. The two-day celebration begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. with a workshop led by Pete Marczyk of Marczyk Fine Foods, who will carve an entire bison; the vegetarian option is a film with food ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Pete Marczyk and Rocky Mountain PBS bring Great Ingredients to the screen

    Eating healthy can seem easy when all you have to do is go to the store and buy the products labeled "organic." But Pete Marczyk wants you to know where those products come from. On his new Rocky Mountain PBS show, Great Ingredients, Marczyk is traveling all over the state to find the best locally g ... More >>

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    September 5, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Pork tenderloin with orange glaze

    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. Provided our local meteorologis ... More >>

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    July 13, 2012

    Marczyk Fine Foods hosts a Burger Night benefit for wildfire relief

    Friday night is Burger Night at both Marczyk Fine Foods locations -- 770 East 17th Avenue and 5100 East Colfax Avenue. The stores serve up beef from Niman Ranch on brioche buns from City Bakery, with all the fixings, for $6.99. And tonight's grill-out will help raise funds for Red Cross Disaster R ... More >>

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    July 11, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: brandied peach veal loin chops

    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. According to Barb, peaches will ... More >>

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    June 27, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: summer salad with tuna, peas and cucumbers

    Pete Marczyk (who's interviewed in in this chef and tell) 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 ... More >>

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    June 13, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Eggplant a la Turk

    Pete Marczyk (who's interviewed in this week's chef and tell) 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 ... More >>

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    May 10, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Cream of asparagus soup

    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. Marczyk's just received a crop ... More >>

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    April 11, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Baked halibut with mustard and bread crumbs

    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. Pete and Barb have guests in to ... More >>

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    February 1, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Oven-fried potato chips and Super Bowl onion dip

    ​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. If you can't find someon ... More >>

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    January 20, 2012

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Roasted sausages, peppers, potatoes and onions

    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. Super Bowl Sunday is just a few ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 28, 2011

    Mayor's Design Awards honor restaurants and markets, old and new

    ​No sooner had husband-and-wife entrepreneurs Pete Marczyk and Barbara Macfarlane opened Marczyk Fine Foods at 770 East 17th Avenue than people started asking when they would open a second store -- usually begging them to open one in their neighborhood. Nine years later, the couple (now joined ... More >>

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    October 26, 2011

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Creamy parsnips and pears

    ​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. While this week's pear ... More >>

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    October 19, 2011

    Pete Marczyk discusses holiday wines at Strings

    ​Pete Marczyk, owner of two markets and wine shops in this town, loves to pour out both knowledge (you can find the recipes that he and his wife, Barbara Macfarlane, cook up on Cafe Society) and wine. And tonight Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street, will host hosting Marczyk while he discusses the b ... More >>

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    June 8, 2011

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Early summer 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 June, which means ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Cheese curds with fries and brown gravy

    ​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. The Super Bowl is just ... More >>

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    January 7, 2011

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Penne pasta with squash and fried sage leaves

    ​ 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. While the gluttony of ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Marczyk Fine Foods plans to open a second location on Colfax and Fairfax

    Marczyk Fine Foods plans to buy the old Fairfax Ace.​The owners of Marczyk Fine Foods, who have run their upscale neighborhood market on Seventeenth Avenue for eight years, are planning to open a second, similar location in the vacant Fairfax Ace Hardware at Colfax Avenue and Fairfax Street. ... More >>

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    November 11, 2010

    Knives, jokes and hunks of meat fly at MCA Denver's bison-butchering bash

    Teal NippPete Marczyk (left) and Jimmy Cross meat the audience.​It wasn't bloody, it wasn't smelly and it didn't attract flies. But then, the bison had already been slaughtered and quartered at a Nebraska ranch, separated from its head, hide and organs and hung up to age for two weeks. Anythi ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Oh, baby! Pie porn (set to sultry music!) courtesy of some big hands at Marczyk Fine Foods

    ​Every other week, we feature a recipe from the crew at Marczyk Fine Foods, the gourmet market at 770 East Seventeenth Avenue overseen by Pete Marczyk and his wife Barb Macfarlane. The market pimps, among other things, pies, which are a hot seller during the holidays, although Barb insists t ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Fire-roasted peach and corn salsa

    ​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 peach season here ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010

    Cooking with Pete and Barb Marczyk: Tuna and goat cheese-stuffed Piquillo peppers

    ​ 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. Throughout the rest ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010

    Gettig piggy with Marczyk Fine Foods and Ellis Scharfenaker: Pork belly!

    photo courtesy of www.them-apples.co.uk.​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 c ... More >>

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    August 27, 2009

    What's Cooking? It's bacon, says Pete Marczyk

    Photos by Lori Midson​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 usually bring a selection of some of their market's choicest ingredients home with them, and coo ... More >>

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    May 14, 2009

    Drinking with Pete at Union Station

    All aboard! Over the past few months a crew of chefs -- "a band of misfits," as Jamey Fader describes them, as remarkable for their appreciation of each other's work as for their own considerable talents -- have hosted a series of underground dinners for their biggest fans. The third 50 Top, as ... More >>

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    March 30, 2009

    Fine pastries at Marczyk Fine Foods

    Just got off the blower with Pete Marczyk at Marczyk Fine Foods, and he passed along a nugget of really good news: As of April 6, the market will be bringing aboard John Hinman -- renowned pastry, pie, cake and cookie guy -- as a full-time staffer.If his name sounds familiar, it should. Hinman's mad ... More >>

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