Best Kind Ferments harnesses a passion for fermentation

Durango resident Dax Berney’s new kimchi and sauerkraut business, Best Kind Ferments, was founded on his passion for food and fermentation. Berney said he has been making kimchi for years and...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

UN food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries

GENEVA – The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the U.N. agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought, seen as one of the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Eight non-culinary tools you can use in the kitchen

People are very resourceful, and the kitchen is one of the places where the most clever among us can shine. Kitchen equipment can be more expensive – and less durable – than similar tools designed...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Fiddling Potter creates art and music

After a career educating students in Arizona about art, Yvonne Holland of Durango continues to make it, now selling it as the Fiddling Potter Studio. “I was an art teacher for 33 years,” Holland...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Fruit season stretches creativity in Durango and beyond

This summer, my family traveled to both coasts to spend time with different sets of extended family. The gatherings were multi-generational, each of us with our own specific link to one another...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Carver Brewing’s chile contest finds a winner

Assertions by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis that Pueblo’s green chiles are better than those of Hatch, New Mexico, have one more piece of evidence in their favor. In a contest on Aug. 31, Durango’s...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How to store peaches, corn and melons and stop wasting summer’s best produce

Summer is arguably the best season for produce; it produces some of the most colorful and flavorful fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, summer is also the worst season for the havoc it can wreak...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska Brewing Co. brings back Oktoberfest

Cans of Ska Brewing Co.’s Oktoberfest, a German-style lager return to Ska’s World Headquarters for the season on Friday. Ska brewed and canned a small batch of this craft lager for the first time...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Elder’s Greenhouse and Garden buys the farm – in a good way

David Elder of Elder’s Greenhouse & Garden has been growing plants commercially for 29 years, but didn’t buy his own farm until just this last year. Elder and his wife, Pam, previously grew...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Cattlemen’s Association announces Chuck Wagon Cook-Off results

The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen’s Association announced the results of the Chuck Wagon Cook-Off Saturday evening. The first-place winners of the wgaon placement and overall food categories won...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Carver Brewing Co. brings home the Pueblo-Hatch chile war

Earlier this month, Colorado Gov. Jared Polis added fuel to a long-burning fiery debate when he took to social media to proclaim that Colorado’s Pueblo green chiles are better than those from...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Diane’s Tortilla Burger serves up homemade fare in southeast La Plata County

Located on the intersection of County Roads 307 and 308, Diane’s Tortilla Burger is not exactly centrally located. It’s closest neighbors are three natural gas plants, not far from the Durango-La...

DATE: July 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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