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A cauliflower-crust pizza you’ll want to devour

When it comes to trendy foods, I’m no early adopter. It took me years to get past my quibbles with quinoa, to dive into the mysteries of chia pudding and, most recently, to tackle a cauliflower...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Cooking with Michele kicks off Amazing Authors 2018 Tour

The Amazing Authors Tour, running in libraries in Bayfield, Cortez and Telluride in January, March and May, will be all about food in 2018. The first event of the tour will be a visit by Michele...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango High School resurrects its culinary education program

Durango High School has resurrected its culinary education program after several years without one. In 2017, the school hired culinary teacher Jessica Bright, resumed offering cooking classes and...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska to release Ska Face Barleywine Ale on Friday

Ska Brewing Co. plans to release its Ska Face Barleywine Ale on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at its headquarters. The English-style barleywine has been aged in Peach Street Colorado Straight Bourbon...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks taps McGrahamits Scottish Firkin friday

Steamworks Brewing Co. will continue its Firkin Fridays series by tapping its “McGrahamits Scottish Firkin” at 3 p.m. Friday. The McGrahamits Scottish Firkin is based in Steamworks’ McDammits...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The world’s biggest brewing company is thirsty for your data

Anheuser-Busch InBev is the biggest brewing company in the world, but it has a problem it can’t shake. While Bud Light accounts for at least 1 out of every 6 beers sold in America, sales of its...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

You could be eating fresh local strawberries in winter if this researcher has her way

Kimberly Lewers’ dream strawberry tastes like “a crystalline sugar cube,” with a hint of creaminess, a touch of tartness and a sudden burst of juiciness. And she wants to make it available in the...

DATE: Dec. 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

KD’s Alley Caffe celebrates 5 years in Ignacio

Building success on organic coffee, breakfast burritos and fresh panini sandwiches, KD’s Alley Caffe has added another element to its eatery, Back Alley BBQ. Located at 565 Goddard Ave. in downtown...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

California gets ready to ignite cannabis culinary-arts scene

SAN DIEGO – The sauvignon blanc boasts brassy, citrus notes, but with one whiff, it’s apparent this is no normal Sonoma County wine. It’s infused with THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

This old-school holiday drink is cool again - and better than eggnog

Usually, the milk punch at Brennan’s flows freely during the restaurant’s decadent brunch but barely at all at night. But recently, something unusual happened in New Orleans: It got cold and...

DATE: Dec. 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

Cortez deli offers locally raised meats, Hungarian style

The owners of Blue Sky Farms in Lewis have opened up the Cortez Meat Market and deli at 119 E. Main St. in Cortez. The market sells cuts of locally raised pork, lamb and beef, plus cold cuts,...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

How to cook steak in 4 minutes - and keep it tender

Go shopping for a recipe’s main ingredient and come home with something else – we’ve all been there. On the spot, you can figure out a suitable substitute on your own or consult with a...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food