Click HERE to browse more songs at the Free Music Archive.

Continue Reading

If you’re like most of the folks we know, you not only have a garden full of baseball-bat-sized zucchinis, but also the baseball-bat-sized zucchinis of your thoughtful neighbors darkening the counters and crispers in your kitchen. For the amount of zucchini used and overall moistness and flavor, we think you’ll be hard pressed to beat this recipe.

Continue Reading

The high holidays of barbecue are upon us and food correspondent Aaron Retka has brought us this recipe for a burnt offering of the first order: Vermont Pig Candy.

Continue Reading

Meet your favorite new summer beverage and mixer.

Continue Reading

Get Your Garden On

On April 28, 2010 By

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to get your garden on. Here’s a long, but informative piece from last year with Pikes Peak Urban Garden’s Elise Bowan that should get you in the mood.

OK, we know this slideshow is long at 25 minutes. But there was so much interesting […]

Continue Reading

Far and away one of our most popular posts, we’ve gotten so many requests for this recipe that we thought we’d post it again. Happy Monday!

OK, I suck at baking, am cheap, lazy, dumb and live at an altitude that I’m sure would make it almost impossible to bake anything if I […]

Continue Reading

OK, we know this slideshow is long at 25 minutes. But there was so much interesting and useful information in this interview that we wanted to share it with you, so just think of it as an informative public radio interview with some pictures, which is what it is.

Whether you’re a new urban […]

Continue Reading

We were waiting for the rain to let up a bit before we posted this, one of our favorite summertime recipes: Betty Crocker Blue Corn Cuban Pancakes. If you haven’t made Pancakes at home recently, or tend make them from a mix, let us assure you now that these are incredibly simple, cheap, […]

Continue Reading

Jackie Houston, owner of the North End Diner, has been collecting salt and pepper shakers for 15 years at her restaurant on Hancock just north of Fillmore. During that time she may well have amassed the largest collection of salt & pepper shakers in Southern Colorado. Jackie showed us a few of her […]

Continue Reading

Mise en What?

On June 8, 2009 By

(Image courtesy of Heather Oelklaus from our Flickr Pool)

Dear Foodies,

For those of you who may not have caught KRCC’s monthly food feature on air, we thought we’d point you to it here online. It’s called “Mise en Place,” which , if you don’t watch the Food Network, is […]

Continue Reading

OK, I suck at baking, am cheap, lazy, dumb and live at an altitude that I’m sure would make it almost impossible to bake anything if I ever bothered to try. That said, even I am capable of making this perfect, beautiful, moist, delicious, yeasty bread (with apologies to the enemies of gluten). […]

Continue Reading


October 10, 2015 | NPR · Parr was the agent who made the decision to head to the hospital instead of back to the White House after Reagan was shot. Parr was 85 years old.

October 10, 2015 | NPR · As California tightened its digital privacy protections, news involving Google, Pandora and other firms highlighted the way companies increasingly rely on data about their users. How much do we care?

AFP/Getty Images
October 10, 2015 | NPR · Interested in hearing more from Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, but a little hesitant to declare to your friends that you “like” them?

Arts & Life

October 10, 2015 | NPR · Laura Anne Gilman creates an authentically spooky Old West in her novel, where it seems perfectly reasonable that the Devil might wear a sharp suit, run a saloon, and always stay true to his bargains.

Getty Images for The Tonight Show
October 10, 2015 | NPR · In the 1970s, families would sit down together every Saturday to watch The Carol Burnett Show. The first five seasons of the legendary variety show are now out on DVD.

Courtesy of Harper
October 10, 2015 | NPR · Biographer Jonathan Bate says his job is to write about “the quality and endurance of the literary work.” His new biography has been disavowed by the Hughes estate.


October 10, 2015 | NPR · This Saturday is Patti Smith Day in Boston. The rocker, now 68, not only won the 2010 National Book Award for her memoir, but has long been known as “the punk poet laureate.”

Courtesy of the artist
October 10, 2015 | NPR · Copeland has been recording since her teens and performing even longer, thanks to her bluesman father. These days, though, she’s creating a sound that’s distinctly her own.

Courtesy of the artist
October 10, 2015 | NPR · The two powerhouse musicians are teaming up to interpret the work of Jerome Kern. They join NPR’s Scott Simon to discuss what makes a timeless pop song.

Get the KRCC iPhone App

The Writer's Almanac