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High Country Baking: Pecan meringues

January 18, 2020

What’s the secret to a good cookie? A crunchy, crisp exterior paired with a soft, chewy center. It’s a match made in heaven. This one is flavored by pecans, enhanced by brown sugar, nutmeg and...


Summit Suds: Having a blast at Big Beers

January 17, 2020

Last weekend’s Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival commercial tasting was certainly one to remember. Organizers and participants went all out for the 20th anniversary of the event that has the most selective and exclusive...



Castaways Cove tiki bar opens in Breckenridge

January 10, 2020

BRECKENRIDGE — Castaways Cove, a new tiki bar operating in the basement of River Mountain Lodge, replaced the old Tiki Mana bar Nov. 15. While Castaways Cove is still a tiki bar, owners Michael Beseda...



Chef releases ‘Deliciously Breckenridge’ cookbook

January 9, 2020

BRECKENRIDGE — Claire Preen, an Australian chef who has lived in Breckenridge for more than a year, has released a new cookbook about the town. Called “Deliciously Breckenridge,” the book features recipes from local chefs,...


Home Cooking: Just good food

January 8, 2020

There’s not really a theme to this week’s recipes. They’re simply good food that I’ve made for myself over the past week. They reflect my desire to cook with whole foods, to eat more vegetables...


Summit Suds: New year, new beer

January 3, 2020

The humble beer bottle is often not thought of as anything more than a drinking vessel. Yet readers of “Take One Down Pass It Around: Adventure Into Colorado Beer” will learn to appreciate the glasses...


The Geiger Counter: This year’s to-do list

January 2, 2020

Don’t know what to do this weekend? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Pull up a seat to the counter, and I’ll tell you about everything that’s hot and happening. Hello, 2020. To be...


High Country Baking: Two-bite Nutella puffs

January 1, 2020

Here’s a crowd pleaser: everyone’s favorite, Nutella, tucked into a tender, flaky, diminutive crust that’s devoured in two delicious bites. They can be frozen before baking, so keep some in the freezer and you’ll always...



Summit Suds: Why is lactose in my beer?

December 27, 2019

Last winter I went on a hut trip to Janet’s Cabin near Copper Mountain Resort and I brought with me a special piece of cargo to share with friends and family: Outer Range Brewing Co.’s...



Home Cooking: A trio of cozy soups to warm your heart

December 25, 2019

What’s a good Catholic girl doing making chicken soup with homemade matzo ball? Blame it on mom. I’m visiting her this week in Florida, her father was Jewish, and she has a very nasty bronchitis....


Restaurants open on Christmas Day in Summit County

December 21, 2019

American Bold, 505 S. Main St. No. B1, Breckenridge Hours: 1 p.m. to close Menu: Three-course meal with soup or salad, and choice of appetizer and entree, including roast quail, tomahawk rib-eye steak, seared scallops,...



High Country Baking: La bete noire

December 18, 2019

Meet la bete noire, a famous French flourless torte that’s a chocolate lover’s dream. Rich, decadent and sophisticated, it’s a special occasion dessert that’s perfect for the holidays or any time you want an impressive...



Home Cooking: A vegan holiday menu

December 11, 2019

I love offering to making something grand for a holiday gathering because then I have something to eat and don’t feel as though I am limited to a salad or mashed potatoes. All the guests...


Summit Suds: How to pour the perfect pint

December 7, 2019

With Breckenridge Pour House officially open, Summit County residents and visitors have the chance to see what the increasingly popular self-serve technology is all about. Rather than having a standard bartender, patrons walk up to...