The New York Times has taken note of Boulder's role in producing new natural food businesses. Quinn Snacks, profiled in our October issue, was highlighted along with other local companies building a national reputation.
New pressure cooker designs have popped up in stores, recipes are making the rounds in cooking magazines and grocery stores now feature sections for instant-cook meals. Programmable pressure cookers, like the uber-popular Instant Pot, are much safer and faster than its old-school counterpart. It's what Crock-Pot did for slow cookers.
Front Range Brewing has been looking for some stability in its beers, its food and its people since opening their doors in June of 2013. With the addition of a small kitchen, buying out his co-owner and snagging a silver medal at this year's Great American Beer Festival, owner Ron Hoglund feels like he's ready to get growing.