History Colorado Center

History Colorado’s new exhibit is all about food

The History Colorado Center is pulling back the tablecloth this summer on a topic close to most everyone’s heart. And stomach. “You can’t talk about human history without talking about food,” said environmental educator Liz Cook. ” Food: Our Global Kitchen” opens May 31 and runs through Sept. 1, coming to Colorado from the American Museum of Natural History in New York. The exhibit, the Denver museum’s first major traveling show, is a full-sensory experience, tracing food’s journey from seed to market, kitchen to table, from early man to even Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. And, yes, that means you get to eat in a museum, courtesy of daily food samplings from Whole Foods Market, the exhibit’s local presenting sponsor. Not having food wa...

Denver Deal: Living West, Sam’s Club, Free Days & More

I heard of this friend of mine doing a post-Thanksgiving potluck. When you are just absolutely sick of the leftovers that you have – she invites friends over to share what is left (on Saturday). While I love this idea – I really do love the leftovers just as they are. In fact, my kids will be with their dad on Thanksgiving this year. I will spend the day with my sister and her family – but they never give me enough leftovers. So I’m making my own Thanksgiving early – so I can get a jump start on the leftovers. Which then gives me plenty of time to peruse the Black Friday ads and make a PLAN for Thanksgiving night – without too much guilt of having to be with family. FREE Days Before the holidays make you feel like you live in a zoo, visit the real one. T...