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Web Extra - Find Colorado Cherries

Colorado Life Magazine’s July/August 2018 issue features some great recipes using Colorado-grown tart cherries (aka sour cherries or pie cherries). The first step of each recipe is the same: Buy some Colorado-grown tart cherries. While Colorado’s tart-cherry production is just a tiny fraction of what it was a century ago, you can still buy them at these Colorado stores. Most stores sell them frozen. The harvest begins in late June. Call ahead to see what’s in stock.

Highland Haven Creekside Inn Recipes

On the banks of Bear Creek in Evergreen, the Highland Haven has been a favorite getaway for Coloradans since husband-and-wife owners Tom Statzel and Gail Riley bought it more than 35 years ago.

Breakfast favorite started as a sandwich

Web Extras - Highway of Legends

A scenic journey in the shadow of the Spanish Peaks traces the footsteps of outlaws and conquistadors.

A Taste of San Luis

The small town of San Luis in southern Colorado is steeped in history – but that’s what you’d expect from the oldest town in the state. Enjoy a taste of old-time San Luis from two of its most-cherished chefs.

A Stay at Union Station

Denver’s old train station took on a new life when the Crawford Hotel opened last year. Using the hotel as a base camp, people can explore Denver, or simply explore Union Station’s shops and restaurants – and perhaps enjoy a cocktail from bartender Hunter Byrne at the Cooper Lounge.

High Altitude Baking Recipes

Randi Levin shares recipes from her cookbook, Baking at High Altitude.

Everything's Peachy in Palisade

It's summer in Colorado, and that means sunshine - and peaches? In the town of Palisade, there's simply no better way to celebrate summer than to sink your teeth into one of these homegrown delights. Fresh from Palisade's own PeachFest, here are a few recipes that left our mouths watering.

Ridgway's Legendary True Grit Cafe

Legend and reality meet in Ridgway, where the True Grit Cafe serves up home-cooked western fare to John Wayne afficionados and genuine cowboys alike.

Vail's Little Diner Has Big Personality

Vail's Little Diner may be small, but the dishes whipped up by owner and chef Brain Little are anything but. Offering slope-side service and hearty portions of home-cooked delights, this diminutive diner has quickly earned a big reputation.

Boulder's Dushanabe Teahouse

Follow the Dushanabe Teahouse in Boulder as enthusiastic epicures embark on a journey through the world of food.

The Tale of Oskar Blues Brewery

From small-town restaurant to burgeoning brewing empire, Oskar Blues is a true-blue family establishment known for serving up down-home southern food, music, and brews