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As the restaurant industry suffers, the James Beard Foundation scraps its prestigious awards until 2022

With the coronavirus wreaking devastation in the restaurant industry – many establishments are closed or operating at low capacity, thousands of workers have been laid off and many sickened – the...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Ugly produce is the best bargain at farmers markets. Here’s how to buy and use it.

We all grew up hearing that it’s not what’s on the outside but the inside that counts, that you can’t judge a book by its cover and all those other oft-repeated pieces of wisdom. Of course, as...

DATE: Aug. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Former Ignacio science teacher makes salsa to send students to Space Camp

As of yet, Danny Jacques hasn’t been to outer space. Growing up on a ranch in Ignacio, he was fascinated by space exploration and wanted to be an astronaut. But not knowing how to accomplish that...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Ore House teams up with Rochester Hotel to provide alternative dining experience

While many of downtown Durango’s restaurants have reopened after COVID-19 closures, others have been quietly biding their time, including the Ore House. Because of its location on College Drive...

DATE: Aug. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This no-bake coconut cream pie plays it cool with a chocolate cookie crust

Summer is the season for pie-making. And though I love a slice of fruit pie (à la mode, please) during these dog days, a slice of a no-bake cream pie is what I’m here for. Be it lemon, chocolate,...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This virtual reality dining experience is trippy – and might be the future of restaurants

The James Beard House is a circa-1844 townhouse in the West Village, its creaky floors filled with oil paintings and homages to the greatness of the culinary center’s namesake food writer and cook,...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to choose between food processors and blenders for your cooking projects

Food processors and blenders tend to get lumped together when people talk about kitchen appliances. After all, you can throw a bunch of ingredients into each and come out with something pureed....

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Half ceviche, half shrimp cocktail, this cool, bright dish is thoroughly refreshing

In the height of summer, my appetite often settles into a no-man’s land where I’m hungry but find myself stuck in a lackadaisical funk in which I just don’t feel like eating. It’s as if the act of...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

‘Keep Your Spirits Up’ takes place of 2020 San Juan Brewfest

Bad news: the San Juan Brew Fest is canceled this year thanks to COVID-19. Good news: You can still celebrate it, just a bit more privately than usual. In lieu of the Brewfest and it’s massive...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This reliable jam recipe will let you savor the best berries and stone fruit year-round

These glorious months of raspberries and peaches, blackberries, plums and nectarines inevitably lead me to making jam. I can’t leave a farmers market without pounds of ripe fruit destined for...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Fenceline releases new red-fleshed cider in Colorado, Arizona

Herald Staff Report Fenceline Cider has introduced a new bottle cider, the Spur Bearer. This cider is crafted from rare, red-fleshed apples that are close relatives of the wild apple forests of...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Chef behind revered Houston restaurant fights ‘food apartheid’

By most accounts, Houston chef Jonny Rhodes has already achieved tremendous success. Just a few years removed from culinary school, he has worked in several Michelin-starred kitchens and is running...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

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