Exploits in oenophilia

Wine lovers from as far away as Alaska and Florida joined locals to enjoy perfect weather for last weekend's three-day celebration of the fruit of the vine, the fifth annual Durango Wine...

DATE: May 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Taste of Durango coming Sunday

The annual Taste of Durango food festival returns to Main Avenue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. More than two dozen local restaurants and craft beer makers will be serving up samples of their foods...

DATE: May 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Spaghetti from the Heart

Last Saturday, much more than just spaghetti and meatballs was being passed through the kitchen service window in Sacred Heart Church’s social hall. For 10 bucks, diners got a carbo-load of hugs...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

States clash over pies

It consists of two round, textbook-thick, palm-sized chocolate cakes that sandwich a creamy vanilla filling to create one sinfully rich snack. It’s the whoopie pie, a snack so beloved that...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Busy moms toast winding down with wine

Why did Marile Borden name her website Moms Who Need Wine?If you have to ask, says Borden, “you must not be a mom.”“Moms are becoming much more real in terms of admitting that the job is a...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Dessert tops breakfast in bed

Give mom the royal treatment this Mother’s Day with these Brit-inspired trifles. Because face it, as nice as breakfast in bed is, dessert is better.Traditionally made with liquor-soaked ladyfingers...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Italian filling, Asian wraps

East and West combine for these cannelloni, which are made by rolling a very Italian-style filling of spinach, cheese, mushrooms and roasted red peppers in Asian-style egg roll wrappers.Ricotta...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Food from the ground up

When 60 or so local families gather for a work party on the farm of Bob Kauer and Jama Crawford on County Road 234, it’s all about appreciating food from the ground up. These plant-to-plate...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Caramel can make flan difficult

Some of us can never leave well-enough alone, especially when it comes to improving on a good thing. Cooks who subscribe to and Foodnet have access to lots of recipes....

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

What to serve for royal wedding?

Throwing a watching party for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton doesn’t have to be a royal pain. But with the wedding scheduled for 6 a.m. East Coast time, you probably are going to...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Colorado’s bunny trail

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And in Durango there is an Easter Bunny too, with more happy helpers than Santa has elves.It’s a good thing, because the fat, chocolate guy with long ears has...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Inmates churn out bread for NYC jail system

Each morning, and again in the afternoon, the blades of three bread-slicing machines are counted carefully. Only then does the bakery let workers go home – to their jail cells on Rikers...

DATE: April 19, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

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