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Diane’s Tortilla Burger serves up homemade fare in southeast La Plata County

Located on the intersection of County Roads 307 and 308, Diane’s Tortilla Burger is not exactly centrally located. It’s closest neighbors are three natural gas plants, not far from the Durango-La...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How to avoid joining the failing $33B ‘Dietpalooza’

If it was as simple as just having a desire to look and feel your best, we’d all be rocking our favorite jeans, wouldn’t we? I can tell you that desire is not the problem. According to the National...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Wild Mountain Forge will sharpen your knives

There’s a lot of produce at the farmers market, but some of it would be hard to prepare without a knife. That’s where Wild Mountain Forge comes in. The Mancos-based family business sharpens knives...

DATE: July 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Chuck wagon cook-off preserves tradition through camp-style cooking

Beef, pinto beans, potatoes, dessert, biscuits and tradition. Those are the basic ingredients that will go into the meals cooked up as part of the La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association Chuck...

DATE: July 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

8 tips for saving money on groceries

I do not know of a single person who doesn’t like to save money. And the supermarket is one of the most important places to be shopping-savvy. The good news is there are so many easy and effective...

DATE: July 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Cheeseshire Cat food truck is a culinary smile

A festive, new food truck serves up healthy American fare out of a converted camp trailer with an Alice in Wonderland theme. The Tunick family started up the Cheeseshire Cat in honor of their...

DATE: July 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

Farmers Market: Udder indulgence makes soap from goat’s milk

Vickie Robinson of Cedar Hill, New Mexico, has been raising and showing goats for 24 years. Eventually, she found another use for them, giving rise to Udder Indulgence, her goat’s milk soap...

DATE: July 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Skagua seltzer set to release in Southwest Colorado

Durango’s Ska Brewing Co. is branching out into a new realm, at least when it comes to distribution – sparkling water. When Ska first moved into its current headquarters in 2008, the team was...

DATE: July 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico, Colorado get fired up over hot peppers

ALBUQUERQUE – “It’s on!” New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham says she’s ready for a culinary duel with her neighbors to the north after the governor of Colorado proclaimed on social media that...

DATE: July 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Red wines of the ‘Village of the Pope’

Not all red wine drinkers want light and juicy summer reds. Lighter reds are suitable as afternoon-quaffing patio wines, which pair well with hard cheeses, fruits and charcuterie. But they’re only...

DATE: July 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Mancos’ High Pine Produce is all over Durango

High Pine Produce is a farm with ambitions of growing and changing. Owner Max Kirks said the farm has been an incubator at the Old Fort in Hesperus for the last three years, but moved this year to...

DATE: July 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How to manage – or even conquer! – your cilantro hatred

Here at Washington Post Food HQ, we’re used to questions about substitutions and recipe changes. One of the most common ingredients that trips people up is cilantro. “This is one herb you either...

DATE: July 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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