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

Six ways to cut back on salt - and keep the flavor - when cooking at home

Salt is everywhere. It serves an important function in keeping our bodies operating, but with modern convenience food and dining habits, it can be easy to overdo it. Limiting sodium intake is a...

DATE: July 26, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

425 Degrees Take & Bake Pizza goes mobile

For the last five years, 425 Degrees Take & Bake Pizza at Elmore’s Corner east of Durango has been providing a family-owned option for cook-it-yourself pies, especially for residents of eastern La...

DATE: July 22, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

A classic French dessert gets a savory spin with this bell pepper and zucchini clafoutis

One of the things I miss these days is getting my hands on cookbooks. We used to get pounds of advance-copy cookbooks from publishers at The Washington Post office each week, and ripping into...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Refreshing cocktails to carry us through a summer like no other

If you had asked me in early March what makes for a great summer drink, I might have listed such qualities as brightness, lightness, low ABV. Bubbles and herbal notes, perhaps. I would have named...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

A Goya boycott has people sharing alternatives for adobo, sazón and more pantry staples

For many Americans, a pantry without Goya products is difficult to imagine. The company’s packets of sazón – spice and seasoning blends combining flavors such as garlic, cilantro, annatto – and...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Covid-shaped cakes and cupcakes are popping up in fine-dining restaurants, bakeries and home kitchens around the world

Last week, a sweet dish offered by the Michelin-starred Chicago restaurant Alinea stirred a bitter controversy. Some on social media were outraged by an image of a canape, apparently fashioned out...

DATE: July 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Your food scraps deserve another shot. Here’s how to use peels, stems and more in your cooking.

If you dump your pickle juice and bean water, compost your kale stems, spit out your watermelon seeds and chuck your orange peels, you’re probably not alone. But it’s time to give them a second...

DATE: July 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Want to add depth to your fruits and vegetables? There’s a ferment for that.

The proposition sounds a little dubious: Leave some vegetables in a jar on your counter. Just leave them there. For weeks. Then eat them. It’s perfectly safe, say the pickling enthusiasts. They’re...

DATE: July 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Mancos Farmers Market in full bloom

Summer is in full swing, and local farmers markets have sprung up throughout the Four Corners area. Mancos’ Thursday afternoon market is three weeks in, stationed in a small park across Grand...

DATE: July 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

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