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Farmers Market Profile: Sutcliffe Vineyards brings wine to farmers market

For the first time in Durango Farmers Market history, alcohol is being offered by a vendor. Sutcliffe Vineyards, located 20 miles west of Cortez near the Canyons of the Ancients, offers wine...

DATE: July 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

How to cook for one in a group house where everyone is cooking for one

Your housemate uses two burners on the right side of the stove to boil spaghetti and saute vegetables, while you commandeer the left side for enchilada sauce and filling. All is well, until she...

DATE: July 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

If you throw basil, tomato and mozzarella on a plate and call it Caprese, these tips are for you

Eating a ripe, juicy tomato in summer is a delight. Sometimes that’s all you need to appreciate one of the best foods of the season. A Caprese salad, however, is another way to highlight great...

DATE: July 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Consumer group sues Ben & Jerry’s over eco-friendly claims

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. – A consumer advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against Ben & Jerry’s alleging the ice cream company misleads consumers about its environmental practices. Vermont Public Radio...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer-winning restaurant critic, dies

LOS ANGELES – Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57. The Los Angeles Times, where Gold most recently worked, reported...

DATE: July 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Mom blames teen’s death on packaging for peanut cookies

WESTON, Fla. – A Florida mother blames the death of her 15-year-old daughter on what she calls confusing packaging for Reese’s Chips Ahoy cookies. In a July 12 Facebook post, Kelli Travers-Stafford...

DATE: July 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Is the ‘organic’ seal worth it, given disputes on standards?

NEW YORK – Is paying more for organic milk, meat or a can of beans worth it? The “USDA Organic” label generally signifies a product is made with relatively minimal synthetic pesticides and...

DATE: July 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market Profile: Self-reliance inspired Summit Roots

Jordan Meyers didn’t always want to be a farmer. Around 10 years ago, he didn’t know exactly what he wanted to do. Spurned by the idea of being self-reliant, he started farming. “I was looking for...

DATE: July 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Sardinia’s wines might get you to 100

It is rumored that the longevity of the Sardinian people is due to the high concentrations of resveratrol in their wine. Resveratrol is a polyphenol found in the skins of grapes, blueberries and...

DATE: July 16, 2018 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

Pringles could never have captured Nashville’s hot chicken in a chip

Nashville hot chicken went from an African-American regional delicacy to a national phenomenon in about a decade. The style of extra-spicy fried chicken served with pickles and some bread to mop up...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

When summer corn is at its sweetest, this Thai salad adds a little heat

When I crave fresh corn – meaning all summer long – I usually want an easy preparation that showcases its sweet flavor. Often, that means simply grilling, barely steaming or microwaving it. I’ll...

DATE: July 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The River bar and grill caters to locals

All fun flows to The River Bar and Grill, a rejuvenated sports bar, restaurant and honky-tonk on the shores of the Dolores River. General Manager Debbie Valerio is on a mission to create the best...

DATE: July 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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