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The 7-day green juice gummy bear cleanse is a real thing

The gummy bear cleanse sounds like a joke, and for one day, that’s all it was. On April 1, 2016, Rosie O’Neill, co-founder of the boutique candy brand Sugarfina, decided to play an April Fools’...

DATE: Oct. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Venison sandwiches coming to Arby’s in Cortez

Arby’s, the fast-food chain made for meat lovers, plans to release venison sandwiches nationwide, and elk sandwiches in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. The venison sandwich will be available...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

What you need to get started making good cocktails at home

Rachel Duggins got interested in cocktails early, from watching old movies in which the glamorous witty women and debonair men always seemed to have a drink in hand. When she was little, her family...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market Profile: Carrots are all-stars at Banga’s Farm

Dave Banga was an artist and potter living in Chicago for most of his 20s. After working for two seasons at the Resource Center’s “City Farm,” he was hooked on agriculture. “I volunteered on an...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 2 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Food

Cheese stars in this meatless burger that has a yum factor

As much as I love a juicy beef burger, I’ve become a little obsessed with creating veggie burgers that step in and satisfy without any meat. Usual standby ingredients include nuts, seeds, lentils,...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Cider-makers forage for old wild apple flavor

ROCHESTER, Vt. – With a vigorous shake of a tree limb, small wild apples rain down onto a plastic tarp at an old farmstead in Vermont. David Dolginow, co-founder of Shacksbury Cider, and a...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

How good has US cheese become? Good enough to worry the Italians.

BRA, Italy – A few weeks ago, I witnessed an unprecedented moment in the evolution of American artisan cheese. It happened here, in this small Piemontese city, at Cheese 2017, the 11th edition of...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Enliven the Day of the Dead this year with a rich mole

The Day of the Dead is a holiday observed in Mexico and other Latin American countries that celebrates and honors the memory of deceased loved ones. Falling on Nov. 1, just a day after Halloween...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Great pumpkins! Grower wins trifecta of giant food titles

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – A Rhode Island grower is first in the world to achieve a trifecta in the hobby of growing gargantuan foods: world records for heaviest pumpkin, longest long gourd and now,...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Enjoying the complexity of a Bordeaux

Arguably, the greatest wines in the world come from Bordeaux, France. Even if you’re not familiar with this iconic region, you are likely familiar with the grapes responsible for making these...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2017 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

Holy spirits: Closed churches find second life as breweries

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio Ira Gerhart finally found a place last year to fulfill his yearslong dream of opening a brewery: a 1923 Presbyterian church. It was cheap, charming and just blocks from downtown...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market profile: Rohwer’s Farm offers peppers for every palate

Pepper heads looking to add heat to their dishes as colder weather sets in can find a wide variety of peppers at Rohwer’s Farm stand at the Durango Farmers Market. Heidi Rohwer planted 50...

DATE: Oct. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food