Catering Creates Time and a less stressful party environment

Menu planning. Grocery shopping. Hours spent in the kitchen. Cooking. Cleaning. Tired feet. Sore backs. The holidays often bring opportunities for gathering with family and friends, yet hosting such events can bring out less-than-ideal feelings and experiences during...

Peppers add more than heat to your favorite dishes

BY SUMMER STAIR It’s vegetable season and this year it’s about spicing things up. Peppers, not only add flavor and heat to what you are cooking, but they are packed full of health benefits too. “The focus has really been on tomatoes the last couple of years,” says...

Colterra offers guilt-free, fine-dining

BY EMMA CASTLEBERRY If you’re looking for great food without the intimidating atmosphere, Colterra is the place to dine, says Executive Chef Michael Drazsnzak. “It’s very approachable food,” Drazsnzak says. “It’s very simple in its approach. It’s very simple flavors....

Mike O’Shays celebrates 30 years

BY JADE CODY Thirty years ago in Longmont at Mike O’Shays Restaurant and Ale House, you could order Corned Beef and Cabbage for $3.50. A prime rib dinner cost less than $15, and Shepherd’s Pie went for $6.99.  In October, as part of the restaurant’s 30-year...

Inspire the season with pumpkin

BY ALYSSIA PAYAN Cinderella’s fairy godmother was on the right track when she waved her wand and a pumpkin carriage came to life. The Rouge Vif d’Etampes pumpkin is more known for its supporting role in “Cinderella,” rather than its French roots and curly tendrils....