<![CDATA[Boulder - Weekly - Cuisine]]> <![CDATA[Local author takes vegan message to the masses]]> Just in time for the upcoming holiday season, the courses will focus on a festive menu of 15 different vegan fusion dishes, ranging from Brussels sprouts hollandaise to raw pecan pie.]]> <![CDATA[Meals on wheels]]> In their continuing efforts to up the ante on re-envisioning school lunch, the district has recently acquired a new mobile food truck that will be making the circuit across all of the district’s high schools to provide even more options for the noontime meal.]]> <![CDATA[One baker’s road to cakes]]> Cake, frosting, ganache, chocolate, physical therapy. One of these things is not like the others. Unless, of course, your name is Laurie Robin and you recently decided to forego your career and master’s degree in physical therapy to start a cakebaking business.]]> <![CDATA[Nothing says love quite like chocolate]]> If you’re thinking of giving your sweetie some sweets this Feb. 14th, here are some of Boulder’s leading chocolaterias.]]> <![CDATA[Does red or white go with turmeric?]]> Blake and Tracy Eliasson have been running their winemaking business, Settembre Cellars, for seven years now in Boulder. But it was just in May of this year that they opened up the tasting room. Once they did, they had to figure out what to do with it. And what they decided to do this week, was try to send people elsewhere, to Savory Spice Shop.]]> <![CDATA[SLIDESHOW: Great American Beer Festival]]> Boulder Weekly's Josh Minor was at the Great American Beer Festival. Check out photos from the event, which drew more than 49,000 people from Thursday to Saturday. There were more than 460 breweries at the event, and more than 2,400 beers available to sample. ]]> <![CDATA[Brew-U]]> Spend the afternoon learning about brewing basics at this three-hour course taught by the Bob Baile, the owner of Twisted Pine. Graduates of the course will receive a diploma, a “Stay Twister” poster, and will have access to happy hour at the Twisted Pine for the rest of 2014.]]> <![CDATA[Food gurus predict hot trends for 2010]]> With the new year upon us, it’s time to try predicting the year’s hottest food trends. Everyone from the National Restaurant Association to food bloggers get into this game. Here’s a look at five of these trends.]]> <![CDATA[Fabulous fernet]]> Depending on who you ask, Fernet is a miracle hangover cure, a delicious digestive aid or a secret handshake for those in an exclusive club.]]> <![CDATA[Spreading the cheer by cheering the spread]]> Even with more condiments than ever available on the market, restaurants are choosing to forgo existing products and make their own from scratch.]]> <![CDATA[Fish in a Barrel]]> Standing at the fresh seafood counter at the local grocery store, it’s hard not to encounter a dilemma these days. Fresh caught salmon sounds wild and free, until the viral images of Fukushima fallout maps come to mind. Overfishing and satellite images of dead zones in the Atlantic have you reaching for the farmed fish when you consider the environmental impacts of this choice as well.]]> <![CDATA[Local couple rolls up success]]> Sweet potato pie might be hitting some holiday dinner tables in a very different form this year — and it’ll be chewier, but a lot healthier. It’s just one of the flavors of fruit and vegetable leather created by Boulder’s own John and Lisa McHugh.]]> <![CDATA[Celebrity chefs prove kids can eat their veggies]]> The Pick Chow! Across America event, hosted by the award-winning kids nutrition website ZisBoomBah.com, will encourage kids to make their own choices heard in the kitchen.]]> <![CDATA[Beer cocktails: One of summerís hottest drinks]]> Versatile and affordable, beer cocktails are emerging at backyard barbecues and on local drink menus more and more. Consisting of primarily beer, a distilled beverage and often an additional spirit, beer cocktails are lighter versions of cocktails with just as many interesting and tasty options.]]> <![CDATA[Desserts on the move]]> The Tasterie Truck is now in its fourth year of business in Boulder. Boulder’s first dessert truck started by only offering sweets and pastries. As a “a tasty mobile patisserie,” they were well loved for their whoopie pies, stickyboxes (bundt cake), milk and cookies cupcakes, lemon roulades and more.]]> <![CDATA[Eat a plant and spare a tree]]> Healthier diets — defined as meaning lower meat and dairy consumption — and reduced food waste are among the solutions needed to ensure food security and avoid dangerous climate change, the study says..]]> <![CDATA[Sailing the seas of local cheese]]> According to Samm White, co-owner of Cheese Importers in Longmont, four basic elements are needed to create cheese: a milk source, heat, a turning motion and rennet, a natural enzyme complex produced in any mammalian stomach to digest the mother%uFFFDs milk.]]> <![CDATA[The steakhouse we didn't know we needed]]> The voids in Boulderites’ stomachs from a lack of one kind of food or another are slowly shrinking, as seasoned restaurateurs continue to seek out new food frontiers and open new locations — often next door.]]> <![CDATA[New tequila brand brings Mexican tradition to Boulder in a bottle]]> Once there was an agave farmer whose wife happened upon a rabbit that was acting rather strange. She saw him running madly to and from an agave plant, and after closer observation, she realized the rabbit was drinking a liquid that was dripping from the plant.]]> <![CDATA[Under-exposed]]> People who try to claim they weren’t fascinated by Google Street View when it debuted in 2007 are kidding themselves. The groundbreaking service gave users 360-degree views of about every street in the country and revolutionized the process of going places.]]>