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Trump administration halts school lunch salt reduction

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration announced Nov. 29 that it is pausing enforcement of an Obama-era plan to further reduce the amount of salt in school lunches. The Obama administration had set...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Nonprofit hopes to plant community garden in Cortez

The Cortez City Council voted Tuesday to express its support for a nonprofit that wants to build a community grow space in town. Needful Provision, Inc., a nonprofit based in Dolores, is applying...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Keeping it kosher for Hannukah

Latkes, doughnuts, brisket and short ribs will likely be on the menu during the eight nights of festivities that celebrate the Maccabean revolt. Hannukah is coming. Kosher wine and kosher mevushal...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are a holiday treat

If, like me, you’re a fan of dark chocolate peppermint bark at Christmastime, you’re going to love these cookies. Your friends and family will, too. But you’ll have to plan ahead because the batter...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Natural Grocers to talk hearty, calming foods

Natural Grocers will host two presentations about hearty foods on Thursday and one about stress-fighting foods Tuesday. From noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Lauren Price of Remedy Nutrition will...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Astronauts make, fling, float, eat pizzas on space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The first-ever pizza party in space is getting sky-high reviews. Astronauts at the International Space Station posted pictures and a video over the weekend of their small,...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

For those who think white chocolate isn’t ‘real’ chocolate, have we got bars for you

For years, connoisseurs dismissed white chocolate – a confection made with cocoa butter, milk solids and sugar, but with none of the cocoa solids that give darker chocolate its recognizable flavor...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango restaurants to participate in Dine Out to End Childhood Hunger

Do you know where or when you’ll get your next meal? For some, the question may be one that has more to do with planning and family consensus than financial concerns. But for others, the question...

DATE: Nov. 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Foods to eat for a better night’s sleep

Do you have “healthy” sleep patterns? With Thanksgiving having kicked off the holidays and Christmas on the way, it’s this time of year that we may find ourselves cutting sleep (even more than...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse to open Dec. 7 in Farmington

Shamrock’s Southwest Cash & Carry Store in Farmington is moving to a new location with a new name: Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse. The old Cash & Carry closed over Thanksgiving weekend to allow...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango Craft Spirits to release bourbon Friday

Durango Craft Spirits plans to release its straight bourbon, “Cinder Dick” on Friday. The bourbon is named after the railroad detectives who once roamed the West, and it has been aging since...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

El Moro Spirits and Tavern to host 2nd annual CRAFT pairing Dec. 7

El Moro Spirits and Tavern will host the second annual CRAFT, an evening of fine food and craft beer pairings from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 7. The restaurant will be closed to the public for the evening....

DATE: Nov. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food