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Sourdough tips and resources from a former skeptic

When the sourdough craze arrived in the spring at the start of our pandemic life at home, said sourdough was not for me, for now. At a time of unprecedented challenge – personally, professionally...

DATE: Oct. 14, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to make a family cookbook, filled with recipes from your favorite people

While the term “ambiguous loss” was coined by Pauline Boss in the 1970s, the phenomenon feels ever-present today. So many of us are suffering from the physical absence of loved ones and activities...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Gingery carrot-apple pancakes welcome fall with a subtle sweetness

These are not typical flapjacks with bits of apple and carrot mixed in for seasoning. Here, the produce leads the way with mounds of shredded green apple and carrot bound into tender, lightly...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Sugar adds more than sweetness to baked goods. Here’s what to know before you cut it.

In basically every baking recipe that uses it, sugar is doing so much more than providing sweetness. It’s an important component of the carefully designed chemical reactions taking place in your...

DATE: Oct. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

A sweet potato and mushroom quesadilla-pizza mash-up that’ll surprise you

At first glance, you might not think that Jacques Pépin and Haile Thomas have all that much in common. He, of course, is one of the best-known chefs in the world, an 84-year-old Frenchman whose...

DATE: Oct. 6, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Fast food got slower in 2020, costing millions in lost revenue

In the fast food business, every second counts – especially during a pandemic. The average time to get an order at 10 of the biggest fast-food chains in the U.S. this year is just shy of six...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango Craft Spirits is aging a couple new bourbons

Well, 2020 might have been a bit of a bust, but 2022 is already shaping up to be a good year – at least when it comes to local bourbon. Durango Craft Spirits has two new whiskeys aging – a blue...

DATE: Oct. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This healthful twist on the French dip is also fun finger food

One upside of working from home, as many of us are these days, is the ability to upgrade your lunch from what you might normally bring to the office. Take a sandwich, for example. At home, you can...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Diners angry about masks and other coronavirus rules prompt training for restaurant workers

Six-plus months into the pandemic that has upended the way many businesses operate, videos of irate customers refusing to wear masks or maintain social distance are by now no novelty. Restaurant...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Dolores cidery EsoTerra Ciderworks aims to boost region’s apple economy

Before crates of apples come into focus in the cool darkness of the walk-in, Leigh Reeves is already rifling through freshly picked crab apples and tiny, rotund pears. The aroma of apples wafts out...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Every fall, I celebrate the Moon Festival with mooncakes. This year, I’m ordering them online.

People may be all about pumpkin spice lattes for fall, but for me, it’s not complete without mooncakes. Chinese people around the world eat them in celebration of the Moon Festival, or Mid-Autumn...

DATE: Sept. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to build better tacos at home, from the tortillas to the toppings

I have read a lot of fine literature in my day, full of beautiful turns of phrases and imagery. One of my favorites, though, is one you, too, may be familiar with if you’re a parent: “Pantloads of...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

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