Sunday is Mother's Day, and (especially if you don't do it throughout the year) you'd better find a way to honor the woman that gave you life. Brunch is the traditional meal of the holiday, and there are plenty of those in the Phoenix area if your mom loves waffles, omelettes, and bacon. But there a ... More >>
Chances are that sometime this summer you'll find yourself driving past Black Canyon City on the I-17, where a giant pie will beckon you away from the highway. That would be Rock Springs Café, an Arizona mainstay that's been baking and selling pies for over three decades, using a recipe that dates ... More >>
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In honor of the 4th of July, we decided to go with an all-American battle this week and nothing is more American than a thick slice of homemade apple pie. (Except maybe for ribs, or hot dogs, or potato salad).
And who else w ... More >>
Chocolate and Valentine's Day go together like eggs and bacon, or cookie and milk, or cookies and bacon, or bacon and bacon .....mmmmm bacon.
Oh wait, we were talking about chocolate.
Anyhow, chocolate and Valentine's Day go hand in hand. A Valentine's Day without chocolate would just be a ... More >>
Want a Rock Springs Pie for your Thanksgiving spread but driving to Black Canyon City isn't really on your to-do list? Well, you're in luck.
This year you only have to drive to Phoenix.
The Duce will be getting a huge shipment of Rock Springs Pies delivered next Wedne ... More >>
Rock Springs CaféLooking for a little 'que with your boo?
Chef Justin BeckettStarting at noon this Saturday, October 29, over 45 barbecue teams from across the nation will compete for smoked glory (and $10,000 in prizes) at the Roctober BBQ Boo Bash and Halloween Fest at Rock Springs ... More >>
Jackie MercandettiVarious pies from Rock Springs Cafe.
Over the weekend, ABC's Nightline ran a segment on pie, which if you haven't been paying attention is the hyped "next cupcake." The usual suspects were included; Martha, pop ups, and pretty, young pastry chefs. Following the segment, we rece ... More >>
Poor Pie. It's the red-headed stepchild of desserts, eclipsed by hip, sophisticated siblings Creme Brulee and Chocolate Lava Cake. Seriously, why does Cheesecake get all the glory while poor Pie is relegated to diners and once-a-year holiday meals?? Pie is comforting. Pie is natu ... More >>
Helen and Jan from Sweet Republic will soon be on TV, along with five other local food faves.The Food Network has given a lot of love to Phoenix area restaurants over the past few years, but now another TV channel is about to showcase a slew of local food faves.TLC's new series, Best Food Ever, p ... More >>
Image: Peoria policeMichael Gauchat
The two people who died in a helicopter crash in the northwest Valley on Friday worked for the Peoria Police Department.
Michael Gauchat, 41, had been a police officer with the department since 1990. Donna Collum had been with the city of Peoria since 2000, ... More >>