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Loud music at restaurants could be leading you to order burgers over salads, study says

Noisy restaurants are a source of perennial complaints, but it’s not just diners’ ears that are affected – it’s their waistlines, too. A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Romaine outbreak worsens

NEW YORK – Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine...

DATE: June 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Chipotle moving headquarters from Denver to California

DENVER – Chipotle is moving its headquarters from its hometown of Denver to southern California. The burrito chain announced Wednesday that work done in its Denver and New York offices will be...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmington looks to propel local food market

FARMINGTON, N.M. – Community agencies and the city of Farmington are looking for ways to boost the market for local food while revitalizing downtown. The Farmington Daily Times reports Farmington...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Everything you need to know about marinating meat

For a lot of home cooks, marinating meat is almost as automatic as cooking the meat itself. Douse the meat in some kind of flavored liquid, pop it in the refrigerator overnight and cook it the next...

DATE: June 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

How to build the ultimate cheese board

Whoever first decided it was not only acceptable but classy to throw a bunch of cheese bits and snacks on a board deserves credit for simultaneously pulling off what may have been both the greatest...

DATE: June 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Spicy, smoky, cheesy, melty burgers. On the inside.

Hidden inside these tame-looking burgers is a smoky and spicy blend of bacon, chipotle, cheese and something unexpected – pepperoni. Because the ground beef part of these burgers is patted fairly...

DATE: June 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The only pancakes worth getting out of bed for on a lazy Sunday

When I was learning how to cook, I began by taking baby steps. I used a lot of products that gave me a jump-start on the preparations. Boxed brownie mix. Dried tabbouleh. Bottled dressing. Canned...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Starbucks: No purchase needed to sit in cafes

NEW YORK – Starbucks announced a new policy on May 19 that allows anyone to sit in its cafes or use its restrooms, even if they don’t buy anything. The new policy comes five weeks after two black...

DATE: May 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

SHANGHAI – “Panda Beer,” “Little General,” “Flying Fist IPA” and “Mandarin Wheat” are among the offerings on tap at a craft beer exhibition this month in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette...

DATE: May 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Why rice paper and wonton wrappers should be staples in your pantry

You may be used to keeping a loaf of bread around for easy impromptu dinners. Or maybe a pack of tortillas. But how about rice paper? Or wonton wrappers? Both are staples in Asian cooking. Rice...

DATE: May 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market Profile: Skywater Alpaca Fibers loses its alpacas

Skywater Alpaca Fibers has been at the Durango Farmers Market since last year, but its products might be in limited supply. Alison Epstein, who runs Skywater, has raised alpacas since about 2003,...

DATE: May 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food