Spice rub and marinade

7:54 PM, Feb 8, 2014

Chef Adam Knowles from Cook Street School of Culinary Arts showed how to cook for your Valentine.

Sweet, red velvet pancakes for Valentine's Day

1:18 PM, Feb 8, 2014

DENVER - Looking for that grand gesture this Valentine's Day? Why not make breakfast in bed for a loved one?

Truffle stuffed chocolate covered strawberries

11:24 AM, Feb 8, 2014

KUSA- Valentine's Day is coming up and if you are looking for a homemade sweet treat look no further.

Figure-flattering recipes to celebrate National Chocolate Cake Day

1:05 PM, Jan 27, 2014

KUSA- Moist, warm and delectable cake paired with smooth, sugary and creamy chocolate is America's favorite type of cake and a sensational treat that is perfect for any graduation, birthday party and wedding. You guessed it, Monday is National Chocolate Cake Day! 

What better way to celebrate than to whip up your own chocolate cake from one of these healthy yet scrumptious recipes.

Recipe: Available Now...Beef

5:17 PM, Dec 19, 2013

Thanksgiving cook-off - we cook your recipes

12:25 PM, Nov 27, 2013

KUSA - It's that time of year again! We're talkin' turkey and all the fixins on 9NEWS!

Thanksgiving on a budget

6:16 PM, Nov 22, 2013

KUSA - David Bondarchuck with Scratch Catering Services showed 9NEWS how to put a Thanksgiving meal together for a fraction of what the average American usually spends.

Colorado Proud recipe for watermelon salsa

1:58 PM, Jul 11, 2013

Watermelon is 92 percent water and is a cousin to cucumbers, pumpkins and squash. The first recorded watermelon harvest occurred 5,000 years ago in Egypt. Watermelon is fat-free, sodium-free and high in vitamins A and C. 

Sweet recipes for your Memorial Day gathering

5:19 PM, May 24, 2013

KUSA - Your Memorial Day menu doesn't have to be just hamburgers and hotdogs. Chef David Bondarchuck, with Scratch Catering Services, shares sweet side dishes that are also healthy.

Taking farmer's market finds and making them delicious

9:21 AM, May 10, 2013

KUSA - Who doesn't love a trip to a Colorado farmer's market? Every Friday on 9NEWS 8 a.m. we're featuring innovative ways to take those farmer's market fruits and veggies and turn them into quick, nutritious meals.

Recipe Egg bake breakfast bread

4:43 PM, Apr 25, 2013

KUSA - There are 3.8-million hens in Colorado producing more than 1 billion eggs every year.

Colorado Proud: Fresh meals made from local ingredients

8:57 AM, Apr 22, 2013

KUSA - Warm weather is right around the corner, and that means fresh meals made with Colorado Proud produce.

Celebrating National New England Clam Chowder Day

9:49 AM, Jan 21, 2013

KUSA - We're never certain who declares these days, but today is National New England Clam Chowder Day, and we cooked up a special recipe on 9NEWS 8 a.m. to mark it.

Mile High Chicken Chili recipe

7:09 PM, Dec 13, 2012

KUSA - The holidays are here, which means it's time to start baking, cooking and entertaining. There are so many delicious, healthy and easy recipes that can be made with ingredients from Colorado's own backyard. When doing your holiday shopping this year look for the Colorado Proud logo. Choose Colorado - it's Better for you and Better for Colorado. Look for Colorado food products at your local grocery store or at restaurants across the state. Each month the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown in the state.

RECIPE: Turkey brine

6:22 PM, Nov 15, 2012

KUSA - A recipe for a great turkey brine.

RECIPE: Autum squash au gratin

2:59 PM, Nov 15, 2012

KUSA - A recipe from Chef Jason Morse, the executive chef with the Douglas County School District.

Recipe: Smokin' Wings with 3 Green Chili

1:47 PM, Sep 1, 2012

KUSA - Smokin' Wings with 3 Green Chili and G'Knight Beer Hot Sauce recipe. 

Cooking for fall with exec. chef Stephen Hopcraft

9:54 AM, Aug 27, 2012

KUSA - Monday morning on 9NEWS 8 a.m., Executive Chef Stephen Hopcraft of STK Las Vegas and contestant of "Top Chef" and "Chef vs. City", stopped by to share some recipes for the upcoming fall season.

Colorado Proud recipe Pickled Rocky Ford cantaloupe

1:48 PM, Aug 16, 2012

KUSA - Rocky Ford cantaloupes are among the sweetest in the world because of the region's high altitude, hot days and cool nights. In a ripe cantaloupe, the rind, in between the netting, should have turned a yellow or orange color and the blossom end may be slightly soft, and smell sweet and aromatic.

Recipe: Palisade peach pie

4:36 PM, Aug 7, 2012

KUSA - It's the best part of the year for Colorado produce - and this year, there is a great crop of Palisade peaches.

Tasty recipe for the sweet Colorado corn

5:39 PM, Jul 19, 2012

KUSA - Ranking seventh in the nation for sweet corn production, Colorado annually harvests 7,000 acres that produce more than 100-million pounds of sweet corn.

Available now... rhubarb

3:42 PM, May 17, 2012

DENVER - As farmers' markets in Colorado begin to open, an early season crop to look for is rhubarb.

Available now: lamb

2:09 PM, Apr 19, 2012

DENVER - Colorado is well-known around the world for its high quality lamb. Colorado is ranked third in the nation for sheep and lamb production with 370,000 head valued at more than $60 million.

Available now ... buffalo

2:49 PM, Mar 22, 2012

DENVER - The Great American Bison is the largest land mammal in North America. There are approximately 220,000 head of buffalo in the United States and 15,500 in Colorado.

Vanilla and blueberry pancakes

3:49 PM, Feb 23, 2012

KUSA - The February recipe from the Colorado Department of Agriculture and the Colorado Proud program.

Simple tricks to make the Super Bowl healthier

8:20 PM, Feb 4, 2012

DENVER - Denver Wellness and Nutrition Registered Dietitian Jessica Crandall offers advice on simple things we can do to keep our New Year's resolution and still enjoy our favorite Super Bowl snacks.

Planning your at-home Broncos party

5:39 PM, Jan 12, 2012

DENVER - From official NFL decorations, to food so good you'll break out your touchdown dance, 9NEWS Your Money Reporter Heidi McGuire finds the right people to help you throw the best Broncos party on the block.

Pinto bean soup

5:36 PM, Jan 12, 2012

KUSA - The January recipe from Colorado Proud is a tasty winter soup.

Healthy holiday recipes and gift ideas

6:06 PM, Dec 22, 2011

DENVER - Those looking to fend off a few extra pounds can do so creatively, and have just as much fun this holiday season.

Potato Quesadillas

4:32 PM, Nov 17, 2011

KUSA - From well known varieties such as Russet and Yukon Gold to specialty potatoes like Purple Majesty and French Fingerling, Colorado grows over 100 different varieties of potatoes. The state produces more than 2 billion pounds of potatoes annually, making the state the fourth largest producer in the nation.

Classic holiday treats made with ice cream

9:45 AM, Nov 13, 2011

DENVER - They're a new spin on classic holiday favorites: Spiced Pumpkin Pecan Pie and Chocolate Peppermint Napoleons made with ice cream.

Pumpkin Zucchini Walnut Bread

4:07 PM, Oct 20, 2011

KUSA - Pumpkins aren't just for carving, they are tasty too! When selecting that festive gourd, choose clean, well-shaped pumpkins with no cracks in the rind. Also avoid pumpkins with soft spots or decay. More than just a beautiful decoration, pumpkins are nutritious. They are fat free, sodium free, a good source of Vitamin C and an excellent source of Vitamin A. Look for fresh Colorado pumpkins at your local grocery store, farmers' market or at pumpkin patches across the state.

Tips for making a stand out apple pie

12:32 PM, Sep 25, 2011

LAKEWOOD - The City of Lakewood's Cider Days Festival is returning for its 36th year on Oct. 1 and 2 and with it comes a staple: the annual bake-off.

National Lemonade Day? I'll drink to that

1:23 PM, Aug 20, 2011

KUSA - It's been a favorite and popular drink in the South for years, and this weekend, lemonade is being celebrated as the summer refresher that won't leave a sour taste in your mouth.

Recipe: Cheese strata with prosciutto, basil and spinach

4:11 PM, Jun 8, 2011

DENVER - Elise Wiggins, head chef of Panzano, stopped by 9NEWS to show us one of her recipes.

Recipe: Warm Bacon Asparagus

12:57 PM, May 26, 2011

KUSA - Whether it's for Memorial day weekend grilling, or just a different spin on a delicious vegetable, the Colorado Department of Agriculture has something you should try.