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Kitchen Confidence column: Try new foods (1)

February 13, 2016 — 

It is said that variety is the spice of life. No truer words could apply in the kitchen. As few as 75 years ago, the average American ate over 100 …

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Braving the elements for the 7th Pabst Colorado Pond Hockey Tournament Feb. 12-14 (3)

February 12, 2016 — 

Take it from a Canadian: there’s no hockey like pond hockey.“That’s where you learn to fall in love with the game,” said Aaron Mackenzie, an Ontario native and former Colorado …

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An unbreakable promise (5)

February 12, 2016 — 

Jason and Bree Thoma will be the first ones to admit that marriage is hard work. But the commitment the two have for each other is undeniable as they speak …

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Social Summit: Mardi Gras 4Paws in Frisco (6)

February 12, 2016 — 

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Social Summit: Mardi Gras 4Paws in Frisco (7)

February 12, 2016 — 

Costumed pups and their owners gathered for the annual Mardi Gras 4Paws parade and “yappy hour” in Frisco. The event was a benefit for League for Animals and People of …

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Book review: ‘Blind Descent,’ by James Tabor (8)

February 12, 2016 — 

Even in this modern era of hyper-connectivity and interplanetary exploration, Earth still offers a few corners — and holes — left to discover. Author James Tabor documents one such pilgrimage …

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A&E Briefs: rt Forum and Arts Council present work by Snowy Peaks High School (9)

February 12, 2016 — 

Art Forum and Arts Council present work by Snowy Peaks High SchoolThe Art Forum and the Summit County Arts Council will unveil a month-long exhibit Friday, featuring artwork by Snowy …

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Music Scene: Roundup of live music in Summit County (10)

February 12, 2016 — 

Friday, Feb. 12The Snake River Saloon in Keystone hosts two nights of Funkiphino on Friday, Feb. 12 and Saturday, Feb. 13. One of Colorado’s premiere dance bands, Funkiphino is the …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (11)

February 12, 2016 — 

Fritz Sperry, author of the Making Turns booksFrisco, Feb. 125 p.m., Next Page, 409 E Main St. Guidebooks for backcountry skiing in Summit County and beyond. Come hear Fritz talk …

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Editor’s picks: Summit County’s best bets for the weekend (12)

February 11, 2016 — 

This weekend, I’m excited to be featuring three Summit County couples who not only met and fell in love here, but have also worked hard to build a life for …

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Summit County couple met as teens, reconnected 13 years later (13)

February 11, 2016 — 

Fifteen-year-old Betsy Graf was sitting in a hot tub on Peak 9 with one of her friends when she first met Orion Paiement. Raised in a suburb of Chicago, her …

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Science of Food column: For the love of chocolate (14)

February 11, 2016 — 

There is something about chocolate that most of us cannot resist. Derived from the cocoa tree theobroma cacao, chocolate has been enjoyed by humans since 1600 BC. In fact, the …

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Wine Ink column: Wines to share with your love on Cupid’s holiday (15)

February 11, 2016 — 

Gotcha!If the word “sex” is in a headline, readers are 62.5 percent more likely to read the story. I just made that up. In fact, I’ll bet the number is …

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Today's top five things to do in Summit County (16)

February 11, 2016 — 

CanvasBreckenridge, Feb. 117 p.m., Ready Paint Fire, 323 N. Main St. Join local artist Lori Weissman for a social evening and a painting to be proud of. Learn the basics …

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A&E briefs: Applause! presents High Tea and Fashion Show, Summit Style (17)

February 10, 2016 — 

Applause! presents High Tea and Fashion Show, Summit StyleApplause!, the fundraising arm of the Breckenridge Music Festival (BMF), will host the High Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday, Feb. 13. …

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Recipe: Share the love with heart-shaped baked goodness (18)

February 10, 2016 — 

For Valentine’s Day 2016, PBS chef and author Christy Rost has a flavorful approach with her recipe for sweet braided Valentine bread. Drizzled with icing and garnished with a beautiful …

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‘A Celebration of Haute Cuisine’ in Keystone features CMC apprentice chefs (19)

February 9, 2016 — 

The annual Colorado Mountain College Culinary Institute’s upcoming benefit dinner features a four-course meal prepared by the program’s students, paired with beverages from Breckenridge Distillery and Broken Compass Brewing. “A …

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Golf in the winter at The Clubhouse in Frisco (20)

February 9, 2016 — 

When Jeff Davis moved to Summit County full time two and a half years ago with his wife Kari, the one thing the couple missed about Denver was having an …

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