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Surviving the sugar this holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year ... when loads of sweet treats and desserts make it into our mouths. Despite us all knowing better, the average American eats a whopping 168 pounds of sugar...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Looking for a holiday cocktail? Try a hoary old chestnut.

While many attempt to survive Whamageddon (a trending seasonal game in which you’re “out” as soon as you suffer inadvertent exposure to ‘80s-era pop-duo Wham!’s holiday standard “Last Christmas”),...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The easygoing, savory, make-ahead way to feed a crowd: Stratas

When someone offers to bring a casserole to a party, I’ll admit to conjuring weary images of canned soup and mushy vegetables. Yet because that sort of dish is a perfectly sensible solution when...

DATE: Dec. 11, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Shipping homemade cookies for holiday gifting

Now that online shopping is an everyday occurrence, receiving a package in the mail has lost a lot of its novelty. Razor blades. Socks. Diapers. Yawn. If your gift recipients are used to the...

DATE: Dec. 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Can scientists build a blueprint for bluefin tuna?

For several years, biotech companies have been promising “clean” meat, “cell-based” meat, “cultured” meat – whatever you want to call it – as a way to enjoy the taste of chicken, pork and beef...

DATE: Dec. 9, 2018 | UPDATED: 18 hours 32 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Food

The latke: A bite of a delicious and debated Hanukkah tradition

The traditional main course of Hanukkah, the latke – made with potato, a binding agent, egg and salt fried in oil – isn’t as simple as what’s on its crunchy, golden surface. There is as much...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Why the stemware holding your wine matters

Does the shape of your wine glass really make a difference? The answer ultimately depends on your objective. Sure, enjoying your wine out of a coffee mug or mason jar will still give you the...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2018 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

Repeat outbreaks pressure produce industry to step up safety

NEW YORK – After repeated food poisoning outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce, the produce industry is confronting the failure of its own safety measures in preventing contaminations. The E. coli...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Forget the chocolate: Advent calendars go for booze, cheese

NEW YORK – Advent calendars are hitting the bottle. The cardboard calendars, typically filled with chocolates, are now being stuffed with cans of beer and bottles of wine. Others have chunks of...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Make a sweet bread that requires you eat it with your hands

Monkey bread is a knotty-looking loaf of sweet bread made from balls of dough coated with cinnamon, sugar and melted butter. It’s traditionally served warm so that the sticky baked pieces can be...

DATE: Nov. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska to launch Moral Panic on Friday

Herald Staff Report Ska Brewing Co. plans to debut its Moral Panic Brut IPA in cans Friday at the brewery’s world headquarters at 225 Girard St. in Durango. Brut IPA is an emerging IPA style...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to tap Mucho Macho firkin Dec. 7

Herald Staff Report Steamworks Brewing Co. plans to continue its ongoing Firkin Fridays series by tapping its “Mucho Macho” firkin at 3 p.m. Dec. 7. The firkin is a raspberry vanilla imperial stout...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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