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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 | UPDATED: 3 days 14 hours ago | 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 | UPDATED: 3 days 14 hours ago | 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

Apple reference books donated to libraries in Cortez, Mancos and Dolores

A fundraising campaign has resulted in local libraries each receiving a newly published set of reference books on apple varieties. The Illustrated History of Apples in the United States and Canada...

DATE: Feb. 8, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 14 hours ago | CATEGORY: Food

The future of soda might be coffee

Coffee drinkers tend to savor their brew in the morning and switch to soda or water as the day goes on. But the world’s largest beverage companies want to turn that morning cup of joe into an...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango chefs offer ideas for Valentine’s Day desserts Recipes are sure to impress that special someone

We are all familiar with the idiom, “The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.” Arguably, it’s true for any of the sexes, but no one tells you what to expect after the main course is...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food