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Spruce Tree BBQ provides meaty addition to Mesa Verde tours

Fans of smoked meats and hearty sides now have one more reason to tour Mesa Verde National Park this summer. The Spruce Tree BBQ has reopened on the Spruce Tree Terrace, about 20 miles inside the...

DATE: June 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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In defense of spinach pancakes: A recipe worth loving, unless you’re an Internet troll

Back in March, Chelsea Clinton set the internet on fire when she tweeted a photo of spinach pancakes she made for her family for National Pancake Day. The fury was swift and funny: “Looks like the...

DATE: June 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Cattle ranchers sue to return country-of-origin labeling to meat

SPOKANE, Wash. – Ranchers on Monday sued the U.S. Department of Agriculture, seeking to force meat to again be labeled if it’s produced in other countries and imported to the United States. The...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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These enchiladas don’t require oven time

When you happen upon a recipe ingredient list that is divided into subcategories, do you turn the page or simply hit next? For-the-this, for-the-that often involve processes that may overmatch the...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cows

Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey commissioned by the Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy....

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Austrian wines: Perfect for the summer heat

The heat is on. Summer has arrived in full force. While Durango temperatures seem hot, be thankful they’re not Phoenix temperatures. With the heat of summer comes the thirst for white wines and...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

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State wineries, cannabis give Telluride event Colorado focus

The Telluride Wine Festival is set to return Thursday through Sunday, for its 36th year. This time, however, its organizers have a few changes in mind. Among the festival’s 30 events are a number...

DATE: June 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Eat Local Harvest Dinner to return in 2017

On Saturday, Sept. 9, Local First will host the second annual Eat Local Harvest Dinner. The event celebrates La Plata County’s fresh produce, grass-fed meats and artisanal beverages with...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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A vegetable classic, grilled

Ratatouille is a classic vegetable dish starring eggplant, zucchini, peppers and tomato that is deeply steeped in the culture of Mediterranean France. When I married a man from the heart of...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Sweet sizzlin’ beans! Fancy names may boost healthy dining

CHICAGO – Researchers tried a big serving of food psychology and a dollop of trickery to get diners to eat their vegetables. And it worked. Veggies given names like “zesty ginger-turmeric sweet...

DATE: June 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Campers at Fort Lewis College to cook competitively

Foodies and Food-Network fans understand the allure of competitive cooking programs, such as Iron Chef and Iron Chef America – the anticipation of clever, creative course preparations, the array of...

DATE: June 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Bullies use a small but powerful weapon to torment allergic kids: peanuts

They thought it would be funny: During lunch, the boys threw peanuts at a fellow student with severe food allergies. The Los Angeles area fifth-grader was so sensitive to nuts that exposure might...

DATE: June 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food