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A recipe for seasonal slaw What’s currently in season in your garden? Carrots, chard, green onions, kale, lettuce, snow peas, spinach and radishes are just a few of the items that are popping up in...

DATE: July 15, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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New restaurant opens in Hermosa If you’re looking for a hearty breakfast or casual lunch on your way to Durango Mountain Resort or Silverton, you have a new place to stop. Hermosa Creek Grill,...

DATE: July 8, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Fruit lovers, rejoice! Two local purveyors and growers of some of Colorado’s finest fruit are back in business now that summer is officially here. Matt Hauser of MLS Fruit sells his succulent...

DATE: July 1, 2014 | CATEGORY: Food

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Does anyone out there really drink green beer on St. Patrick’s Day? Who would foul a Guinness with green dye?Blame the folks in Boston back in 1914. That’s where Dr. Curtin, “a coroner’s...

DATE: March 13, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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March roars in like a lion with two great fundraising events likely to benefit someone each of us knows personally.March is national Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. The Southwest Colorado...

DATE: March 6, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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It’s comfort food season, but comfort food can be a challenge for those on gluten-free diets. Well, local chef Roxanne Riccardi has come to the rescue with her selection of premade gluten-free...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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For Durango folks, February could be dubbed Fantasy Month at the Fairgrounds because the fun continues. Will it last until the snow melts off Smelter Mountain?Hang up your Snowdown garb and dust...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the fattest of them all?That’s not the three pigs talkin’. It’s you, especially if you’re part of Once Upon a Snowdown’s food and drink events.Feel like a witch...

DATE: Jan. 31, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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Remember the Chinese proverb, “When the student is ready, the master arrives?”Just ask educators, personal trainers and marketers – there’s no time like January for serious new beginnings.Jan. 18...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2012 | CATEGORY: Food

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If, as I have, you’ve watched Durango’s craft brewery industry inch its way to national recognition, you won’t be surprised to learn that we’re a microcosm of what’s happening nationally.The...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

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Here’s one for local “parishioners” of St. Mattress on the Springs, who prefer to ponder Sunday mornings in a between-the-sheets state of mind.It’s a photo titled “The Hallelujah Chip” that comes...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

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Listen up, meat-lovers, in case the fat man in the Santa suit doesn’t get your letter in the next two weeks.Here’s a Christmas gift that’s bound to please: Links and Drinks, a food and beverage...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food