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10 ways to use butternut squash (1)

September 16, 2014 — 

Just as you’re finally finishing up the mounds of zucchini that have haunted you all summer, autumn’s overabundance of butternut squash hits you. Time for some fresh ideas. For simplicity, …

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High Country Baking column: Plum galette a rustic-yet-appealing dessert (2)

September 16, 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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Fall-inspired campfire desserts are simple and family-friendly (3)

September 13, 2014 — 

School is back in session, temperatures are starting to dwindle and the feeling of fall is in the air. It’s time to embrace the last glorious weekends of summer and …

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Chef Justin Kalaluhi rocks Rocks (4)

September 10, 2014 — 

If there’s one sangria that should fill your libations bucket list this summer, let it be the glass of Blanca that Rocks Modern Grill will serve you al fresco on …

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Cordillera’s Mirador: Fine food with creative twists (5)

September 9, 2014 — 

CORDILLERA — The views are what first catch my glance, great sweeping vistas that are visible from almost every corner of the dining room. Then the menu stops my glance, …

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Vail’s Lord Gore: A show for the taste buds (6)

September 9, 2014 — 

The passion and creativity of chef de cuisine Eric Berggren is clearly evident at Lord Gore, located at Manor Vail Lodge. And his passion for the food — as well …

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Fruits and vegetables can be dessert stars (7)

September 9, 2014 — 

Dessert is a personal part of a dining experience. Some like it hot, some not. Some crave creamy, chocolate, sticky desserts. Any way you cut it, dessert is packed with …

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Dish restaurant in Edwards reinvents itself as seafood-centric eatery (8)

September 5, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — An Edwards restaurant announced its closing this week with dramatic flair. Dish restaurant’s last night is slated for Sept. 19. The restaurant doors will reopen Oct. 5 with …

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Vail’s Bistro Fourteen: Great views, good food (9)

September 4, 2014 — 

Between the 14-foot mountain peak Bistro Fourteen overlooks from its base location at the top of Eagle Bahn Gondola, and the excitement Vail’s adjacent Adventure Ridge creates, Bistro Fourteen sous …

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Blue Moose Pizza in Vail and Beaver Creek is kid and adult friendly (10)

September 3, 2014 — 

The white butcher paper and cup of crayons call to me when I take my seat at Blue Moose Pizza. While I know that it was probably provided for the …

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Beaver Creek’s vivacious Italian eatery (11)

September 2, 2014 — 

The Zamboni circles by one more time, ice glistening in the evening just waiting for skaters to glide onto the rink. It’s just one of the many views from the …

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Pepi’s, longtime Vail restaurant, rolls out lighter menu fare (12)

August 29, 2014 — 

VAIL — Gastof Gramshammer is rolling out a menu with lighter fare to compliment its classics. In other words, like most of us, Gastof Gramshammer is trying to lighten up …

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AC Golden releases Colorado Native IPL in Breckenridge, Summit County (13)

August 28, 2014 — 

India Pale Ale, more commonly called IPA, has become a hugely popular style for craft brewers around the country, each trying to push the boundaries of bitterness and many ending …

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Friday’s Tasting Tour kicks off Gourmet on Gore festival in Vail (14)

August 28, 2014 — 

VAIL — The 2014 Gourmet on Gore kicks off Friday night with the Tasting Tour benefiting Habitat for Humanity Vail Valley. As of press time, a handful of tickets were …

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Wolcott Yacht Club celebrates the season (15)

August 28, 2014 — 

Round the meandering I-70 westbound corner out of Edwards and you’ll drive through where high country meets sky country. Wolcott sits just outside of the main valley populous, opening up …

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Gourmet entertainment at Beaver Creek’s Splendido at the Chateau (16)

August 27, 2014 — 

Sometimes where you sit in a restaurant can be as memorable as what you eat while you’re there. And during the summer at Beaver Creek’s Splendido at the Chateau, you’ll …

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Eating for success at Eagle County schools (17)

August 26, 2014 — 

It’s been 10 years since Napoleon Dynamite stuffed his cargo pants full of tater tots in his high school cafeteria in the movie by the same name. Tots have been …

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High Country Baking column: Not-just-for-breakfast tarts (18)

August 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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Vin48: Fresh flavors and exciting wines (19)

August 23, 2014 — 

Vin48 does asparagus justice. For regulars at the Avon hotspot, this comes as no surprise. Executive chef Charles Hays has built a stellar reputation by rethinking common, otherwise run-of-the-mill dishes …

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Boomin’ beer cocktails a trend in Eagle County (20)

August 22, 2014 — 

With the rising number of craft breweries and the popularity of beer in general, it was only a matter of time before someone would get creative. Beer cocktails are having …

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