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How sweet it is!

Warm days and cool nights. Apparently, it's just what the farmer ordered. Western Colorado's climate, including the big 40-degree plunge from high daytime to cool nighttime temperatures,...

DATE: Aug. 2, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

There's nothing mysterious about Turkish food

GÖREME, TURKEY - I'm the type of international traveler who, after buying a guide book for my destination, turns first to the food and restaurant chapters. Those often are the most tattered pages...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Red Lentil Soup

Ingredients:2 cups red lentils1 carrot, peeled and shredded1 potato, shredded1 yellow onion, small½ red bell pepper, diced½ cup oil2 tablespoons flour1 tablespoon tomato paste or red pepper paste4...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Dolmas and Sarmas

Notes: Use this mixture to fill both the grape leaves (Sarma) and bell peppers (Dolma).For filling:2 small onions, diced½ red bell pepper, diced2 cups white rice, uncooked1 tablespoon red pepper...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Mastering familiar Turkish dishes

Sarmas, Dolmas and Red Lentil Soup are some of the staples of Turkish cuisine. While not foreign to many palates in the United States, the myriad variations for stuffing peppers or leaves often are...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Turkish Halwa (Or Aside)

NOTES: Halwa is a common and much-loved molasses-based dessert of Turkey. In the region of Cappadocia, the dish is called Aside; elsewhere in Turkey, Halwa is the more common term. The dish is made...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Chick-fil-A cow to be chaplain’s best man

Adam Moore once drove 500 miles just to eat a burrito at a Chipotle he’d never been to.Alan Klein is working on a smartphone app to help fellow enthusiasts track down the transient McRib sandwich....

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Corn and potato salad is a satisfying dinner

For Marcela Valladolid, salads are not starters. They are big and beefy and substantial.“Honestly, I’m not a big fan of having a salad before a meal. Usually when I have a salad, it’s pretty...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Dishing it out

I think it’s United Airlines that entices readers to enjoy three perfect days at one of its selected destination markets by offering a feature of the same name that tells readers how to get the...

DATE: July 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

USDA lowers pork’s safe cooking temp

A bit of pink in pork appears to be OK after all.The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced that it has lowered its temperature recommendation for cooking...

DATE: July 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Sauce of inspiration: Ketchup goes artisanal

There’s a seasonal shift going on in the condiment firmament. Ketchup, the big red staple of American pantries, is catching up with the cool crowd as chefs and food entrepreneurs seek new...

DATE: July 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Let’s do lunch – safely

When it comes to lunch box safety, you can’t be too cool for school.“One of the most important guidelines for keeping it safe is just keeping it cold,” says Christine Bruhn, director of the Center...

DATE: July 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

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