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  • State and Region

    Gay wedding cake at center of Colorado Appeals Court case

    Craig and Mullins filed a complaint with Colorado's Civil Rights Commission, which handles cases involving allegations of discrimination under the state's public accommodation law. In December 2013, a judge for the commission ruled that Phillips discriminated against the couple and ordered him to change his store policy against making cakes for gay weddings or face fines.

  • State and Region

    Lush conditions fuel Colorado increase in rabbit fever

    The increase has led state and local health officials to urge doctors to keep the disease in mind in diagnosing patients and to warn homeowners to take precautions while mowing the lawn and gardening.

  • State and Region

    ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ actress Amanda Peterson dies at 43 in Greeley

    The Greeley native appeared in numerous movies and TV shows. Her biggest role was playing opposite Patrick Dempsey in "Can't Buy Me Love."

  • State and Region

    Help needed to find gunman in Douglas County camp shooting

    Investigators believe that 60-year-old Glenn Martin was shot by accident while camping in the Rainbow Falls Park area of the Pike National Forest Friday but they say they haven't ruled anything out yet.

  • State and Region

    Colorado biker gangs reaching out to former military members

    Steve Cook of the Midwest Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association told the Gazette that biker gangs are a natural draw for people who have recently left the military because of their "warfare mentality."


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  • Colorado Table

    It’s time to move pasta beyond the side salad this summer

    To make the point, I created this fast and flavorful pasta dinner that tosses whole-wheat penne with cooling diced tomatoes and zucchini, a mess of fresh basil and a dollop of creme fraiche to tie it all together. Of course, feel free to substitute whatever fresh veggies inspire you. But since you're serving them raw, be sure to finely chop them.

  • Colorado Table

    Rid the gluten from your pizza with this easy chickpea crust

    To make pizza crust using chickpea flour, you just mix it with water and a little salt, no yeast required. But as with wheat flour, chickpea flour needs to be carefully mixed once the water is added to smooth out the lumps. And like wheat flour, chickpea flour benefits from a rest on the counter after it's mixed before cooking.

  • Colorado Table

    The next seasoning condiment on the horizon is gomasio

    Gomasio traditionally is made using a suribachi, a Japanese-style mortar and pestle. The interior of a suribachi has sharp ridges, which make it excellent for grinding nuts and seeds. But a food processor works just as well.

  • Colorado Table

    Matcha green tea gives flavorful boost to banana “ice cream”

    I had no idea what "matcha" was, so if you don't either, you are not alone. Matcha is the powder made from dried green tea leaves, and it is an integral part of Japanese health and culinary culture.

  • Colorado Table

    Oreos get thin, going for ‘sophisticated’ air

    "If people want to do that, it's clearly up to them," said Janda Lukin, senior director of Oreo for North America at parent company Mondelez International.

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    GASTRONOMIC SHELL GAME: Backyard Eggstasy Awaits in Metro Aurora

    It’s not a yolk, Aurora, unless it comes from a chicken who gets a lot of TLC. Egg aficionados say Åconsumers are the losers when it comes to the culinary shell game that mass produces marginal eggs. See who the local winners are.

  • Aurora Magazine

    Hoop To It — Colorado’s Growing Centrifugal Force

    “It’s like if you screw up in life, pick it up like you meant to do that,” Rippinger says as she seamlessly whips the hoop from near her feet to her waist as if it’s completely weightless and just another appendage on her body.

  • Aurora Magazine

    Savor The Summer At These Aurora Area Dining Picks

    A short list of things you have to eat before you wonder where the summer went

  • Aurora Magazine

    Close Calls For The Best Summer Ever

    No need to dread those postcards from friends and family this summer bragging about pizza in Brooklyn or exhausting fun at SeaWorld. The best summer ever could be right at home. Here are five things you’ll be happy to boast about when the days get shorter and the vacation season is nothing but good memories.

  • Aurora Magazine

    EXIT STRATEGY: Road Hard and Getaway Sweat

    It turns out that we are genetically predisposed to hate car vacations with our families

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