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Vail’s Gourmet on Gore culinary festival is all about planning, logistics (1)

September 2, 2015 — 

What does 30 pounds of butter look like? Roughly the weight of the average beagle, it’s 120 sticks, which if carefully stacked end on end would be taller than most …

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Walking Mountains: The Science Behind Canning, proper methods for food safety (2)

September 2, 2015 — 

AVON — As the days grow shorter and the evening chill sets in, harvesting season reaches its peak. Whether from our gardens or from the wild, finding delicious uses for …

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Italian wine importer part in vin48 restaurant’s Summer Tasting Series (3)

September 2, 2015 — 

AVON — Importer Rich Southwick, of Enotec Imports, will visit vin48 today as part of the restaurant’s Summer Tasting Series. Southwick will pour select Italian wines from his portfolio. “Enotec …

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Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Fest tickets on sale Wednesday, Sept. 2 (4)

September 2, 2015 — 

Tickets for the iconic Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival go on sale today at 10 a.m. The festival weekend is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 7, through Saturday, Jan. 9, …

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Eagle-Vail Community Garden announces 2015 Harvest Dinner (5)

September 2, 2015 — 

EAGLE-VAIL — The annual four-course Harvest Dinner, hosted by Grouse Mountain Grill and served family-style in the Eagle-Vail Community Garden, is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 9. The dinner begins with …

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Take a bite out of the Vail Valley: Forage for berries, mushrooms, plants and roots (6)

August 27, 2015 — 

The absolute, ironclad, No. 1 important rule when considering foraging for food is to never, ever eat something you can’t positively identify. With that said, step onto a local hiking …

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High Altitude Baking: Dark chocolate gluten-free cake (recipe) (7)

August 25, 2015 — 

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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Taste the Vail Valley’s homegrown bounty (8)

August 25, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: This is the second part of a two-part series about products from the Vail Valley. See www.vaildaily.com to read the first part.As much as mountain denizens are known …

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Gourmet on Gore returns to Vail (9)

August 23, 2015 — 

VAIL — Gourmet on Gore is an event that appeals to all of the senses. It features gastronomic creations from some of Vail’s most renowned chefs, sips from world-class vintners, …

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Discovering the complexities of port wine (10)

August 11, 2015 — 

Wine and food pairings can be like speed dating.However …“Port and cheese, done right, is an excellent marriage,” said Pollyanna Forster, of Eat! Drink! in Edwards.Forster and Peter Scott, of …

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Expert Burger serves up craft concoctions (11)

July 16, 2015 — 

When you get right down to it, is there anything more tasty than a truly great hamburger?Chris McKenzie doesn’t think so and he is betting there are plenty of people …

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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens’ hosts Chefs in the Garden demo Thursday in Vail (12)

July 15, 2015 — 

VAIL — Green Elephant Juicery, the only 100 percent plant-based restaurant in Eagle County, will display just how easy it is to cook using all plant-based ingredients at Betty Ford …

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Expert Burger serves up craft concoctions in Eagle (13)

July 14, 2015 — 

EAGLE — When you get right down to it, is there anything more tasty than a truly great hamburger?Chris McKenzie doesn’t think so, and he is betting there are plenty …

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Vin48 hosts all pinot noir wine tasting Wednesday (14)

July 14, 2015 — 

AVON — Vin48 in Avon hosts a pinot noir takeover Wednesday as part of its summer tasting series. Wine importers and distributors from throughout the state will pour their favorite …

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Eagle’s 808 Distillery expands its craft spirits offerings (15)

July 14, 2015 — 

EAGLE — Forget everything you know about rum, either as the stuff that gets mixed with Coke or pineapple juice or is swilled by Caribbean pirates. Then, take a sip …

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Avon’s Flavors of Colorado fest reveals musical lineup (16)

July 10, 2015 — 

AVON — Now in its second year, the Flavors of Colorado festival brings together Colorado-based musicians, restaurants, artists, craft beer and spirits to celebrate and discover all things Colorado. The …

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Executive Chef Marc Copenhaver takes helm at Frost Creek in Eagle (17)

July 10, 2015 — 

EAGLE — After cooking in kitchens from coast to coast overseeing a wide range of cuisines and working in the kitchens of some of Vail’s most sought-after restaurants, chef Marc …

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Betty Ford Alpine Gardens’ cooking demonstration series returns to Vail Thursday (18)

July 8, 2015 — 

VAIL — Betty Ford Alpine Gardens’ cooking demonstration series, Chefs in the Gardens, begins today with award-winning chef Richard A. Bailey from Taste 5 Catering. Personality, passion and attention to …

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Vail’s new bar, The Remedy, serves elevated comfort food in a modern space (19)

July 7, 2015 — 

In a town that is proud of its nightlife scene and apres opportunities, the opening of a new bar offers a chance to break out the nice (read: clean) Carhartts …

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Lunch & Learn workshops return to Vail on Thursday (20)

July 7, 2015 — 

VAIL — When it comes to personal health, gathering information and advice from trusted professional sources can mean the difference between living a vibrant life and simply surviving. The medical …

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