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Gray Gourmet, Sept, 5, 2010

By Staff

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Wine tasting at guv’s mansion to include Colo. contest winners

By Dave Buchanan

If you’re headed to Denver today and have the evening free, you might grab the last $50 in your wallet and head over to the Governor’s Residence at the Boettcher Mansion, 400 East Eighth Ave. First lady Jeannie Ritter, along with ...

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Prime peach: Baker named winning cobbler after her daughters

By Dixie Burmeister

The Palisade Peach Festival Recipe Contest definitely celebrated the power of the taste of the Palisade peach with more than 110 entries. What a year and what fun we all had Saturday. A huge thank you to those who entered, our volunteers, ...

Gray Gourmet, Aug. 22, 2010

By Staff

Monday — Spaghetti and meatballs, green beans, tossed salad, apricots. Tuesday — Corn chowder, egg salad sandwich, tomato wedges, chocolate pudding. Wednesday — Chicken fajita with salsa, chuckwagon corn, orange yogurt ...

Spoons and Cups: Living and eating for a cause

By Staff

EDITOR’S NOTE: This week’s column is written by Tess Furey and Hannah Soderberg, a Fruita Monument High School student and summer intern at The Daily Sentinel. Spoons aren’t just shiny metal objects to lick and stick to your ...

Palisade Peach Festival offers weekend full of fun things to do

By Ann Wright

Get out of the pits and enjoy one or all of the remaining days celebrating the peach in Palisade. The Palisade Peach Festival began Thursday, Aug. 19, but is far from over. The Peach Festival at Riverbend Park goes from 1–8 p.m. ...

After uncooperative spring weather, it’s time to enjoy ribbon-quality tomatoes

By Dixie Burmeister

The old saying “a day late and a dollar short” applies, in a way, to the lack of ripe tomatoes to enter in the Mesa County Fair’s open class on July 19. Only in this case it was “three days late and ribbons ...

Family creates a stir-fry of tastes of the Far East

By Tess Furey

Bamboo City has its roots firmly planted in Chinese cuisine. When owner Lonh Luong opened his restaurant three years ago in Grand Junction, he had 30-plus years of experience under his belt. His specialty was, and is, creating ...

Palisade-grown peaches secret to winning at annual contest

By Dixie Burmeister

What is the secret to a prize-winning recipe in the Palisade Peach Recipe Contest? Ask the judges, contestants and those who enjoy the sample sales after judging, and they’ll tell you it’s the Palisade peaches. Growers spent many ...

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Buffalo ranch a mainstay in Olathe’s agricultural heritage

By William Woody

OLATHE — On a hot July day, Olathe rancher Rich Friend climbs into his all-terrain vehicle to go check on his herd. Along the way he sees a vehicle pull off the road and a camera stretch out for a picture. This isn’t unusual at the ...

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