Saturday, Aug 19


Exercising is good, but calories are what count for losing weight

Exercise by itself won't help you lose weight. But the primary villain when it comes to excess weight is what's on our menu. To lose weight, we have to cut calories.


Treat yourself to the most decadent rice pudding around

Sushi rice is the surprise ingredient here; it softens and thickens in a rich blanket of cream and coconut milk.


In every Louisiana cook’s kitchen, green recipes


"Talk About Good!" was originally published in the summer of 1967 by the Junior League of Lafayette, Louisiana, as a community fundraiser. Fifty years, 30 editions and about 800,000 copies later, the book's yellow-and-white-striped cover…

A simple, tasty pasta recipe that will help you dispatch that zucchini

The Every year, there's a zucchini problem, and it goes something like this: Too many zucchini, not enough ideas.

On the Fridge: Treat yourself to crepes on a weeknight


When you're cooking for two and neither of you are particularly picky eaters, you have the luxury of stretching the repertoire every now and then. I recommend these crepes, which are quite doable on a weeknight. The batter, made with white…

Top Chef winner Hosea Rosenberg to open New Mexican restaurant in Boulder

This will be the second Boulder restaurant for Rosenberg.

Friday, Aug 18


Owner of popular Ragin’ Hog BBQ found, hospitalized after mysterious disappearance

The Denver Post

Stacy Vanuyl, the owner of a popular barbecue joint in northwest Denver, was found around 10:30 a.m. Friday and has since been taken to a hospital for treatment.


You love your college football team. Now you can celebrate with a custom craft brew

Colorado State University, New Mexico State and the University of New Mexico are now among the handful of U.S. colleges and universities to have licensing agreements for branded beers, a move aimed at boosting marketing exposure for the…


Hunger abated after the recession, but not for the elderly, U.S. figures show

The proportion of people over 60 deemed to be "facing hunger" - based on their answers to a U.S. Census survey - has been on a steady climb that began in 2001 and has plateaued but not dropped in recent years, according to a report…


Owner of popular northwest Denver barbecue restaurant disappears

The Denver Post

The owner of a popular barbecue joint in northwest Denver mysteriously disappeared early Wednesday morning, leaving prepared meats in the kitchen ready to be smoked.


Solar eclipse traffic on I-25, I-70 could be as bad as 6 Broncos games letting out at once

The Denver Post

Traffic this weekend in the Colorado corridors going to and from Wyoming and Nebraska, where prime viewing of the solar eclipse will take place, will be heavy with delays likely.

Thursday, Aug 17


Tradesmen, outdoor enthusiasts rejoice: Duluth Trading Co. will soon open in Colorado

The Denver Post

Coloradans searching for shirts to hide unseemly “plumber’s butt,” comfy underwear to last through a long workday, and sturdy outdoor clothing for climbing, hiking and fishing should look no further.

In France’s Dordogne, a land of castles and caves, untouched by time

Did we plan too much time in tiny Sarlat? No -- one of the best things about the picturesque town was leaving it to explore the area more.


Lonely Planet app Trips: Be inspired or tell your own story


Lonely Planet has a new free app called Trips that offers inspiration for travel, along with an easy way for users to create visually driven stories about their own trips.


National Parks Service ends ban on disposable water bottles

The federal government announced Wednesday it will eliminate a policy that allowed national parks like the Grand Canyon to ban the sale of bottled water in an effort to curb litter.


Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay between $8 and $22 for such creations as Cheetos meatballs, Cheetos crusted fried…


Grain-free pet foods are no healthier, vets say

Losing weight is tough. It would be easier if a benevolent someone concerned about your health controlled exactly how much you ate and how often you exercised, right? That's the situation for most dogs and cats in the United States, and…

Wednesday, Aug 16


The science behind the color-changing solar eclipse U.S. postage stamps? Fat magic.

The Denver Post

Colorado's Chromatic Technologies uses fat to create disappearing ink that reacts to heat. The result? The Total Eclipse of the Sun Forever Stamp from the US Postal Service.


Travel gear: Lalabu Soothe Shirt, a wearable pouch for baby


With all the packs, slings and other carriers for keeping an infant up close and snuggly on the go, has anyone considered just wearing the baby?


Don’t get hung up on the clothes you don’t wear. Sell them instead.

Several websites allow you to set up your own "boutique" and sell your clothing directly to consumers.


Eviction of popular RiNo nightclub Cold Crush delayed three months

Cold Crush, the popular hip-hop nightclub, got a three-month reprieve on its eviction from its RiNo building.


In Douglas and Arapahoe counties, this trio of Mexican restaurants are serving up big flavor

Mexican food is festive food. This trio of family-owned restaurants in the south metro area each deals in their own unique brand of south-of-the-border cuisine. Pull up a seat and celebrate.

Get a solid craft beer tour without leaving Aurora at these 8 must-try microbreweries and tap houses

The Denver Post

From the tiny, hole-in-the-wall tap house with a handful of homemade recipes to the large-scale regional distributor, one or all of Aurora's eight tap houses and microbreweries will surely have something to please all discerning beer…

Tuesday, Aug 15


Earning your Elvis Costello tunes at Hike to the Mic at Beaver Creek

As a skier, there's an element of magic in summertime at a ski resort.


PHOTOS: Your Colorado Summer Bucket List achievements

We asked you to share your photos with us as you stood up on paddle boards, cheered for the Rockies, climbed fourteeners and so much more.


Sequined sneakers and “millennial pink”: 5 back-to-school trends to watch

Colorado kids are heading back to school, and their shopping lists are longer -- and glitzier -- than in years past.


You’ll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything


This year I looked toward a different region of the Mediterranean for another summer vegetable dish that lends itself to that appliance and landed in Sicily, with this caponata.


Englewood Rec Center ramps up intensity with functional training space


The Zone is the Englewood Rec Center answer to the high-intensity interval training and functional workout trends in the fitness world. They're not the only South Metro rec district embracing such spaces.

Monday, Aug 14


The Spanish conglomerate that wants to lead DIA’s $1.8 billion terminal project faces flak over refugee camps and bribery case

Ferrovial, aiming to win a $1.8 billion contract to renovate and manage parts of Denver International Airport, has wide-ranging businesses and projects in 15 countries but has also attracted controversy along the way.


Houston police nix use of Whataburger numbers at crime scenes

Police commanders in Houston say order numbers taken from a popular Texas fast-food restaurant cannot be used to highlight evidence at crime scenes.