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    At the marketAt the Market: Garlic scapes can stand in for fresh cloves

    It's Pollinator Day at the Longmont Farmers Market
    06/21/2017 08:20 AM MDT
    The buzz around town is that it's Pollinator Day at the Longmont Farmers Market this Saturday. 
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    Restaurant review: Slate takes new approach to Italian
    06/16/2017 04:04 PM MDT - At Loveland's Slate Italian Eatery, comfort seems to be the name of the game, as evidenced by its cozy yet still elegant interior as well as friendly and attentive service. Innovative takes on venerable favorites and an accompanying emphasis on scratch cooking with local ingredients wherever possible, make for a successful melding of the new and old. Full Story

    At the Market: Kale, Boulder County's favorite green
    06/07/2017 05:52 PM MDT - Kale, what was once a "fringe green," has found itself a coveted position in every health enthusiast's kitchen. Full Story

    All the buzz: Under the Sun wakes up for weekend breakfast
    06/07/2017 05:41 PM MDT - South Boulderites have a new option for weekend breakfasts, namely the Under the Sun Eatery and Taphouse , 627A S. Broadway, Boulder.  Full Story

    Lafayette Farmers Market returns with farmer incentives
    06/07/2017 05:38 PM MDT - After a 2016 hiatus, the Lafayette Farmers Market is re-opening Thursday at its new location in the heart of Old Town. The market's new location, the Lafayette Florist parking lot on South Public Road, will create more visibility than its previous spot. From 2013-2015, the market operated behind Jax Mercantile on Hwy. 287, where drive-by traffic and visibility was scarce, said Debbie Wilmot, Lafayette public information officer.  Full Story

    Review: Boulder enjoys a taste of Montreal in Woodgrain's bagels
    06/01/2017 05:20 PM MDT - While many consider New York to be the historic epicenter of North American Jewish deli culture, Montreal also lays claim to a similarly compelling culinary tradition. Full Story

    At the Market: Spicy greens
    05/31/2017 09:26 AM MDT - A vegetable that has the word "spicy" in its name is sure to excite your taste buds. Spicy greens may sound dangerous but with dozens of different varieties and ways to prepare them they are a friend to any chef or home cook. Full Story

    Review: Boulder shop rethinks the ice pop
    05/25/2017 08:45 AM MDT - Le Pops, on Pearl Street in Boulder, ups the frozen dessert game by producing "gourmet ice lollies" with such ingredients as real fruit, whole milk, eggs and spices like clove and ginger. Full Story

    Jai Thai a new destination for fans of Southeast Asian cuisine
    05/19/2017 09:21 AM MDT - Jai Thai's initial strengths are on the Thai side of the menu, with the avocado curry being one of the best of its type in the county. Full Story

    Roark: The many ways to embrace plant-based eating
    05/17/2017 09:50 AM MDT - Right now plants are having their day in the sun. Several factors are driving this trend. Topping the list are concerns for the environment, animal welfare and improved health and disease prevention. Full Story

    Gluten-free options abound in Boulder County
    05/17/2017 09:34 AM MDT - "When you go into a restaurant in Boulder you don't have problems very often ... they immediately look at you with understanding and say, 'Oh, we have a separate fryer, and pretty much anything on our menu can be modified for you,'" said Elizabeth Helgans, a physician assistant who treats celiac patients at the Boulder Medical Center gastroenterology department. Full Story

    At the Market: Versatile and delicious Hakurei turnips
    05/17/2017 08:57 AM MDT - Spring in Colorado is anything but predictable, which makes farming quite the gamble. Fortunately, there are crops that don't mind the cold, including the Hakurei turnip. Full Story

    Best breakfasts you haven't tried yet in Boulder County
    05/12/2017 09:25 AM MDT - If you're graduating this weekend, congratulations. While many of you have likely made reservations already for your celebratory dinner, it's also good to have a breakfast game plan for the next few days. Full Story

    Community a lively and family-friendly gathering spot
    05/12/2017 08:33 AM MDT - Community lives up to its name in that it is a lively and family-friendly gathering spot, with something for everyone, whether it's craft cocktails or appealing child's menu selections. Full Story

    At the Market: Bask in the flavors of pea shoots
    05/10/2017 05:23 AM MDT - Longmont and Boulder will have garden demos -- a must-attend if you're planning a day in the garden on Sunday.  Full Story

    Long Shadow Farm in Berthoud teaches chicken harvesting
    05/10/2017 08:42 AM MDT - Live chickens in tow, a slow, steady stream of individuals and couples arrived Sunday morning at Long Shadow Farm in Berthoud. They were about to have a singularly unique, visceral, local food experience that's utterly foreign to most Americans. Full Story

    Gunbarrel farm said to have largest asparagus patch on Front Range
    05/03/2017 11:22 AM MDT - Strawberry fields may be forever, but asparagus fields, even the innovative one-acre patch cultivated by Black Cat chef-turned-organic-farmer Eric Skokan, last 25 years at the most. Full Story

    At the Market: So much to do with rhubarb
    05/03/2017 11:03 AM MDT - There is more to do with rhubarb than meets the proverbial eye. Most commonly seen in desserts, rhubarb can also be diced up raw over yogurt or pickled with ginger. Full Story

    Review: Bittersweet Café boasts fresh ingredients, own coffee roaster
    04/27/2017 05:33 PM MDT - Overall, there's little faulting the quality of the ingredients at Bittersweet Café & Confections, whether its the expertly roasted and prepared coffee drinks, the wild caught lox, or the fresh fruit folded into the pastries. Full Story

    At the Market: Get asparagus while short season lasts
    04/26/2017 09:14 AM MDT - The season is starting to unfold at the market. Grab your shopping bags and get yourself a healthy mix of arugula, asparagus, beef and other fresh food. Full Story

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    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    (Matt York / Associated Press)
    College footballCU football: Buffs reeling from first blowout loss

    Turnovers, sacks allowed pile up in defeats

    After many of Colorado's Pac-12 losses over the years, there was a helpless feeling coming from the Buffaloes.

     
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    Second Story Garage: Gasoline Lollipops

    The Boulder alt-country band gives its EPs names such as Death and Resurrection, and its songs bear the mark of hard truths and sin. But the punk energy behind the playing, and the sense that it's all in good fun, make it OK to dance to a song like "Death." Full Story

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