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McDonald’s moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

NEW YORK – McDonald’s is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the calories, sodium, saturated fat and sugar that kids consume at its...

DATE: Feb. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

I like my eggs served with a side of pet names, hon

Maybe I wasn’t loved enough as a child. Maybe I romanticize a strain of mid-20th-century Baltimore culture that I first encountered in Barry Levinson movies. Whatever the reason, I love it when a...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Popular coffee shop reopens in Dolores

Loop’s Coffee House and Bistro has opened in Dolores at 795 Railroad Ave. Owner Mark Looper took over the former Pony Expresso building and, along with his girlfriend Misty Henderson, remodeled it...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Peanut butter helps West African-style stew find the ‘sweet spot’

I am on a constant quest for exciting ways to hit what I call the “sweet spot,” where delicious and healthy meet. Happily, there are endless such discoveries to be made by exploring cuisines from...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The secrets to making two of India’s most famous dishes ...

No one knows how many Indian restaurants exist worldwide; reportedly there are more than 5,000 in the United States alone. The exact number depends on how you define “Indian” and “restaurant.” And...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Former cook gets 7 years for putting lye in Yum Yum Sauce

LAKELAND, Fla. – A disgruntled Florida restaurant worker has been sentenced to seven years in prison for putting deadly plumber’s lye into the Yum Yum sauce. The owner of a Hibachi Express...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

“Lady Doritos”? It’s not happening, PepsiCo says

NEW YORK – Don’t expect to see “lady Doritos” on store shelves. The company behind the cheesy chips said last week that it’s not developing a line of Doritos designed specifically for women,...

DATE: Feb. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

‘Raw’ water is making waves in the market, but its benefits aren’t clear

For once, I’m ahead of the curve! I’ve been drinking raw water all my life. I know what you’re thinking. “Aha! She drinks raw water! That’s why she’s such a remarkable thinker, with such...

DATE: Feb. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

A soup with substance? Cashews to the rescue, again.

Creamy without the cream. That’s the kind of thing I’m looking for in a first-quarter-of-the-year soup – something that might taste a little indulgent and filling for these cold February nights but...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Animas Museum to host World War I French 75 party

The Animas Museum will host a party at El Moro Spirits and Tavern, 945 Main Ave., in support of the museum from 5 to 7 p.m. on February 21. The featured drink will be a French 75 Cocktail. This...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Seasons in Durango to host annual ‘Burning Down the House’

As has become tradition, Seasons Rotisserie & Grill will be “Burning Down the House” from 5:30 to 10 p.m. Feb. 21 as it hosts its ninth annual fundraiser benefiting Durango’s emergency responders...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Bitters are essential to a good cocktail, but which ones should you buy?

They’re the zipper on the jacket, the key to the door, the fingerprint that makes or breaks the case. They’re usually the smallest component of the drink in your glass, but if you leave them out,...

DATE: Feb. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food