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‘Natural Foods Cookbook’ author Beatrice Trum Hunter dies

CONCORD, N.H. – Beatrice Trum Hunter, who wrote The Natural Foods Cookbook in 1961, long before organic foods became a staple at supermarkets, and who took an early stance against pesticide...

DATE: May 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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An old favorite returns to the rotation with a leaner look

Curried Singapore Noodles was my standard order at a restaurant in Washington’s Chinatown – until it wasn’t. That kitchen’s particular proportions of curried sauce, rice noodles, vegetables, egg...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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The Metabolic Approach to Cancer takes on disease with food

It’s been known for centuries that the food you eat affects your health. In today’s world, the incidence of cancer and chronic disease is at an all-time high and continues to rise. No one knows...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Haiti’s chefs carving out higher profile for country’s cuisine

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti –In a dining room in a wealthy district in the hills above Haiti’s capital, waiters in black outfits whisk plates of crunchy malanga fritters and creamy polenta to well-off...

DATE: May 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Why you should cook up a batch of this ‘new’ ancient grain

Sorghum, a whole grain that has been a staple food in Africa and India for centuries, is finally getting its moment on the American table. It is well suited for our modern world because it is...

DATE: May 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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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