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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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Science of Food column: For the love of chocolate (2)

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 (3)

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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Recipe: Share the love with heart-shaped baked goodness (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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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Wine Ink column: Grab some NFL-inspired offerings for your Super Bowl party (7)

February 4, 2016 — 

When the clock strikes zero at the end of Super Bowl 50 on Sunday night, you might expect the winning team to head to the locker room for a traditional …

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High Altitude Baking: Chocolate brownie sweethearts (recipe) (8)

February 4, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: High altitudes make cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Third annual Mardi Gras 4Paws event in Frisco supports local nonprofit (9)

February 3, 2016 — 

In 2015, League for Animals and People of the Summit (LAPS) was able to triple the amount of money it gives to the Summit County animal shelter to help pay …

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Summit Right Brain: Copper Mountain chef offers new Moonlight Dine & Ski menu (10)

February 2, 2016 — 

A 1999 graduate of Colorado Mountain College Culinary Arts program in Summit County, Chef Dave Taladay has been working at Copper Mountain since 2001. At the resort, he is the …

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Keystone Resort’s Savor the Slopes begins Sunday (11)

January 30, 2016 — 

Keystone Resort’s Savor the Slopes features a week of culinary specials from Sunday, Jan. 31 through Saturday, Feb. 6, showcasing some of the resort’s most acclaimed restaurants. Featured restaurant’s will …

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Wine Ink column: Wine prescription to manage weight, improve health (12)

January 27, 2016 — 

January is when we all begin to consider that perhaps we should drop a pound or two after the holidays. So it was when I found myself at a gathering …

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Wine Ink column: Time for a wine trip? Check out Australia and New Zealand (13)

January 20, 2016 — 

It’s still early winter here in the Northern Hemisphere. The vines are fallow, rain is falling on Northern California (thankfully) and there is snow on some of the high vineyards …

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High Altitude Baking: Chewy chocolate chip-oatmeal cookies (recipe) (14)

January 20, 2016 — 

Editor’s note: High altitudes makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Sommeliers spend years studying, tasting and traveling to reach the pinnacle of their profession (15)

January 20, 2016 — 

The life of a sommelier is often far more complex than the ritualistic dance between palate and drink of see, smell, slurp and swish; it’s hard to depict the years …

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Wine Ink column: Getting the most from your wine-buying experience (16)

January 13, 2016 — 

In years gone by, to buy a book, you went to an independent bookstore. You actually talked with the folks who worked there, walked the aisles, opened a few books …

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Science of Food column: Ginger is a gift to your gut (17)

January 13, 2016 — 

Ginger root is part of the Zingiberacae family of plants, same as turmeric root, and has been used in herbal medicine to treat nausea and digestive disorders for over 4,000 …

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Pinot Posse holds wine dinner in Keystone (18)

January 9, 2016 — 

It’s thin-skinned, temperamental, and needs constant care and attention, but the diversity of pinot noir wines keeps them exciting and gives them the ability to be paired with a broad …

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Kitchen Confidence column: Ways to make a new start with your diet (19)

January 9, 2016 — 

It’s that time of the year again when people all around the world just like you proclaim they are going to be better eaters. In fact, eating better, or losing …

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Wine Ink column: A fly by at Charles Smith’s Jet City winery in Seattle (20)

January 7, 2016 — 

“The funny thing is, I’m terrified of flying,” chuckled Washington winemaker Charles Smith as we stood watching a 787 glide in for a landing from the window of his wondrous …

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