Colorado Table

Salmonella decline seen in food poisoning report

Salmonella remains at the top of the chart, far ahead of most other foodborne germs. Only campylobacter (camp-ee-loh-bak-tur) — a bacteria commonly linked to raw milk and poultry — comes close. Other causes, listeria, shigella (shih-GEHL'-uh) and E. coli, trail behind.

Giving mint its due in a savory lemon chicken wrap

Giving mint its due in a savory lemon chicken wrap

Fresh mint so rarely gets its due in America.

Frothy fun: dyeing Easter eggs in shaving cream

Frothy fun: dyeing Easter eggs in shaving cream

"They thought it was really cool to drop the food coloring into the shaving cream and take the toothpick and swirl it," Sarah Barrand of Caldwell, Idaho, says of her four children.

Spiking chocolate truffles with tea and basil

Spiking chocolate truffles with tea and basil

Unusual as that combination may sound, it works surprisingly well to create a delicious, creamy truffle with hints of herby flavor.

Fennel and tarragon blend in a rich clam chowder

Fennel and tarragon blend in a rich clam chowder

Many cream-based chowders suffer from the same problem — it's hard to taste anything but the cream.

Start grilling season with the classic patty melt

Start grilling season with the classic patty melt

According to lore, the patty melt originated in California as a burger topped with fried onions and melted cheese served on grilled rye bread. Of course today, the patty melt comes in all manner of variations, including many grilled cheese-style versions done indoors on a griddle.

Tribe banks on syrup for sweet relief from poverty

Tribe banks on syrup for sweet relief from poverty

The goal isn't to create a maple syrup empire, but rather to bring hope and stability to a tribe with soaring joblessness and poverty, said Indian Township Chief Joseph Socobasin.

Moving asparagus to the center of your plate

Moving asparagus to the center of your plate

Asparagus has been a delicious symbol of spring since at least as far back as the Greeks, who called it asparagos — literally, "to spring up." But however it is spelled, it makes me happy.

Walk away from this pulled pork to make it better

I brought a blend of white wine and chicken broth to a simmer, then added chopped butternut squash, sliced onion and my pork tenderloin.

Subway: It’s pronounced “Flah-TEE-zah”

"It's flah-TEE-zah," explained Tony Pace, Subway's chief marketing officer, in a phone interview.