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Cascara – a soda made from coffee cherries – could be this summer’s ‘it’ drink

There was cold brew, then nitro cold brew. Matcha had a moment. And then, of course, came the Unicorn Frappuccino. Now the next “it” drink could come from a part of the coffee plant that has...

DATE: May 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Feds and Walmart allege canned tuna prices fixed

BANGKOK – Executives of the most popular tuna brands in the U.S. – Chicken of the Sea, Bumble Bee and StarKist – conspired regularly to keep prices high for consumers with a taste for one of...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Fried rice is good for you when you make it like this

This recipe turns a humble bowl of rice into a lip-smackingly tasty meal. It feels like an indulgence, but the dish is actually good for you. The bowl is brimming with colorful spring vegetables –...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Indulge your senses, foster community at Taste of Durango

The Taste of Durango, organized by the Durango chapter of the Colorado Restaurant Association, is an annual event that goes beyond feeding the belly. It’s a culinary feast of sights, street...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Durango Farmers Market begins; others approaching

As summer approaches, farmers markets are returning to Durango and the surrounding area. The Durango Farmers Market began on Saturday. It will be held every Saturday from 8 a.m. (9 a.m. in October)...

DATE: May 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango-based authors to launch anti-cancer diet book

A book launch for The Metabolic Approach to Cancer, by Dr. Nasha Winters, and Jess Higgins Kelley will be held Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Eolus Bar & Dining, 919 Main Ave in Durango. A $40 ticket...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Not quite peanuts and Cracker Jacks

The idea of serving edible grasshoppers at a baseball game isn’t as crazy as it sounds. The Seattle Mariners brought that curious offering to their ballpark this season, and although it might have...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Katz’s Deli to offer a taste of old New York by mail

NEW YORK – Katz’s Delicatessen has been urging customers to “send a salami to your boy in the Army” for generations. Now, the New York City restaurant, where everyone’s favorite scene from “When...

DATE: May 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Will eating a little dirt help your digestion?

Early spring is often signaled by an abundance of dandelions dotting lawns and fields with splashes of vibrant yellow. These early blooms are the first food sources available to pollinators such as...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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You’ve had radishes in salads and with bread and butter, but try them this way

I first tried roasting radishes last spring, and I admit I approached the idea, which had been popping up here and there on my Instagram feed, with both curiosity and skepticism. One taste and I...

DATE: May 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Wicked Weed beer sale marks flashpoint in brewery turf wars

RALEIGH, N.C. – Within hours of announcing its sale to the maker of Budweiser, North Carolina’s beloved Wicked Weed beer lost its voting rights in a craft beer guild, was booted from collaborations...

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Five terrific spice blends to use with . . . whatever!

“We don’t have a culture for using spices” in America, says Lior Lev Sercarz, chef and owner of New York spice store La Boite, “but, at the same time, everybody uses them, so there is hope.” If you...

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food