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Farmers market profile: Kerby Orchard, last holdout of a bygone industry

When Farmington’s Kerby Orchard opened in 1945, there were 40 orchards in the San Juan River Valley. Trains, at the time, hauled about 1 million pounds of apples from the valley to New York...

DATE: Oct. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Are you too busy to eat healthy?

I get it – you’re busy, I’m busy, we’re all busy. It’s almost as if the word ‘busy’ has become a badge of honor for us to feel like we’re important. But this busyness can be disastrous to your food...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Durango’s claim to ‘most restaurants per capita’ holds true

Many cities have a trademark boast-worthy phrase they can’t help but talk up to every tourist or newbie. “We are second to New York in galleries,” Santa Fe says. “The blues were born here,”...

DATE: Oct. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Give DIY (distill-it-yourself) vermouth a try

When I travel, I am inclined to collect foodstuffs. I scour grocery stores looking for snacks and candy, and gather honeys and mustards from markets. A few years ago, I hauled a gallon of olive oil...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Beer lovers, listen up: New book has some life hacks for you

NEW YORK – Beer snobs, turn away, Ben Robinson has some hacks involving your favorite, foamy beverage. The editor in chief of The Observer has written a handy little every guy’s illustrated guide...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Confused about the term ‘soy milk’? FDA wants to know

NEW YORK – Do people understand the differences between milk and soy and rice “milk”? That’s what the Food and Drug Administration is asking as it considers whether soy and other non-dairy products...

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

5 rules for successful wine pairing

The cliché is true: red with red, white with white. That’s the simplest way of clearing up confusion about wine pairing. While this basic advice covers virtually any meal and wine pairing, there is...

DATE: Sept. 26, 2018 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

Foodie trends and where to find them

The unfrosted cakes you’ve been seeing this wedding season aren’t rushed jobs. It’s a food trend, and trends like this seem to appear out of nowhere before, with the help of food-porn Instagram...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango breweries land two golds at Great American Beer Festival

Further cementing its place in the world of craft brewing, Durango is bringing home two golds from this year’s Great American Beer Festival in Denver. Ska Brewing Co.’s Oktoberfest won the gold...

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Offerman to narrate literary audiobook ‘Twain’s Feast’

NEW YORK – An upcoming audiobook about Mark Twain offers food for thought, and some thoughts for food. Nick Offerman will narrate “Twain’s Feast,” a look at Twain’s life through the food he loved....

DATE: Sept. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Big, juicy pork chops - stuffed and sauced with a flurry of fall flavors

Here, big, juicy pork chops are stuffed and sauced with a flurry of fall flavors – and it’s all cooked in a single pan. They are filled with a savory-sweet mixture of sauteed apple, onion and kale,...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Crispy, convenient taquitos

I knew and loved taquitos long before I tried one from 7-Eleven, where they rotate along with the hot dogs (and plenty of grease) on that roller grill. At the Tex-Mex restaurants of my youth in San...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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