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Give the bird a rest Thanksgiving in favor of an alternative protein (1)

November 26, 2014 — 

It’s that time of year again, a time when the humble turkey finally gets the rock star treatment that some, Benjamin Franklin included, think it deserves. Though it didn’t make …

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High Country Baking column: Change up your typical pumpkin bread (2)

November 26, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude 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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Local chef Christy Rost shares recipe, tips for a low-stress Thanksgiving (3)

November 26, 2014 — 

The Thanksgiving meal is all about tradition, from the roasted turkey to family recipes for everything from stuffing and potatoes to pumpkin pie and other sweets. With all of the …

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Restaurants in Breckenridge, Frisco, Keystone serve Thanksgiving menus (4)

November 19, 2014 — 

Thanksgiving can be a time of high anxiety if you aren’t a wiz in the kitchen. If baking the turkey, whipping the gravy, mastering a mountain of side dishes and …

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Have a spicy Thanksgiving with these Cajun recipes (5)

November 19, 2014 — 

Give your Thanksgiving dinner a touch of flair this season with some Cajun-inspired recipes from Raymond “Captain Griff” Griffin, owner of The Lost Cajun restaurant in Frisco. “Everyone always does …

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Recipe: This coleslaw has a fraction of the sugar found in most recipes (6)

November 12, 2014 — 

In an effort to eat healthier, I’ve been scouring the Internet for recipes to replace things that my fiancé and I commonly eat. One of our favorites to pair with …

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High Country Baking: Boozing up traditional apple pie (7)

November 12, 2014 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude 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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From dry to sweet, hard cider is growing in popularity (8)

November 12, 2014 — 

Hard cider — the drink of choice when our forefathers were facing off with the Brits — is experiencing a rise in popularity in today’s market and, unlike powdered wigs, …

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Flights & Bites: Breckenridge dining deals continue through Nov. 13 (9)

November 11, 2014 — 

The snow may be flying and your skis have probably already carved a few turns, but it’s not too late to score offseason dining deals at many restaurants in Breckenridge …

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Must Be the Mole Stout makes its way to Rio Grande Frisco (10)

November 5, 2014 — 

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurants are known for their knockout margaritas, but a new collaboration between the Frisco location, Breckenridge Distillery and Crazy Mountain Brewing Co. in Edwards means beer enthusiasts …

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Colorful Cooking: Turn basic banana bread into tasty French toast (11)

November 5, 2014 — 

Raise your hand if you have a couple of bananas in your freezer. Banana bread time! Bananas and plantains are the most produced and traded fruit worldwide. A ripe banana …

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Recipe: Pumpkin seed clusters, mud punch are healthier Halloween treats (12)

October 30, 2014 — 

It’s true. ... Despite what the kids think, not all Halloween treats need to rot your teeth on contact. Which isn’t to say the goodies we’ve gathered here — a …

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Brewing in brief: News you need to know from the craft beer world (13)

October 29, 2014 — 

Full Sail Brewing releases 27 Wheatwine Ale Full Sail Brewing Co. has released a special beer, 27 Wheatwine Ale to celebrate its 27th anniversary. The Wheatwine is brewed in the …

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Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival awards announced (14)

October 29, 2014 — 

The fifth-annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival featured 30 craft distillers at the sold-out Still on the Hill Grand Tasting, a highlight of the weekend-long event. The public was able to …

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Eagle’s 808 Distillery part of Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (15)

October 25, 2014 — 

Jeff Leonardo and Claude Seeman wanted to thrive through the recession and enjoy themselves. So, they opened 808 Distillery in Eagle. Spirits may be one of the only industries that …

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Grand Tasting is highlight of Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (16)

October 24, 2014 — 

The Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival will bring 30 distillers from all over Colorado and beyond to the Riverwalk Center in Breckenridge on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the Still on the …

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Distillers showcase their wares at Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival (17)

October 24, 2014 — 

Embrace the growing craft distilling trend this weekend with the fifth-annual Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival, Friday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 26. Founded during Colorado’s gold rush in 1859, Breckenridge …

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Breckenridge Craft Spirits Festival: A supply and demand debate (18)

October 22, 2014 — 

A couple of craft spirits producers have come under fire lately for the way they are presenting their hooch. Separate class-action suits have been filed against Templeton Rye, in Iowa, …

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Breckenridge Brewery gets back to its roots with Mountain Series (19)

October 15, 2014 — 

Breckenridge Brewery recently launched its Mountain Series, a collection of pilot, small-batch and seasonal brews that pay tribute to the brewery’s roots in Summit County. The brewery opened its doors …

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Build your own alcoholic infusions from the fruits of the forest (20)

October 15, 2014 — 

Novelty cocktails are growing in popularity, making use of the increasing number of craft spirits available in Colorado and surrounding states. One of the cornerstones of the cocktail boom is …

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