Pickles can be more than just sour cucumbers

“Pickles,” mused my son, crunching a sour, green spear at age 5, “aren’t like food you grow. They come from another food.” It could have been an answer from Jeopardy: The Kindergarten Round. “I’ll...

DATE: Sept. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Americans love snacks, but what does that mean for their health?

NEW YORK – Americans are addicted to snacks, and food experts are paying closer attention to what that might mean for health and obesity. Eating habits in the U.S. have changed significantly in...

DATE: Sept. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The zucchinis are coming back to Bayfield

Have a squash-based dish you’d like to share with the community? Head to the fifth annual Zucchini Extravaganza from noon to 2 p.m. this Saturday at Bayfield’s Pine River Library. Thanks to the...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Tilted Earth Farm recovering from 416 aftermath

Tilted Earth Farm is dedicated to regenerative agriculture but is in the process of getting back on its feet after being struck by disaster. “We started our farm at the James Ranch last year,”...

DATE: Sept. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

What makes this grilled zucchini dish so delightful? Contradictions.

Ginger-Marinated Zucchini with Lime Yogurt is a dish chock-full of contradictions, which might not exactly make it sound like something you’d want to try. But bear with me. Its flavor base relies...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Animas Museum and Ska bring back a ‘whoop-e-tee-whoop’ from the past

Today, Durango is home to a variety of local-made beverages, from Animas Brewing Co. beers to Zuberfizz sodas. A century ago, Durango was home to another famous beverage: John Kellenberger’s...

DATE: Sept. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Durango’s Becky Woodbridge makes ‘Bitchin Cookies’

When Becky Woodbridge moved to Durango a year an a half ago, she had trouble baking. A lifelong cook, she played around with recipes until one night, while she was making cookies for her daughter,...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

When it comes to food allergies, how to help your kids snack smarter

Back-to-school time is stressful on its own. Add in the specter of food allergies – of your own kids or their friends – and the stakes can feel even higher. What to toss in the lunch bag? What’s...

DATE: Sept. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Seasons changing with addition of new chefs, manager

As summer draws to a close, Seasons of Durango is also changing. The restaurant’s previous executive chef, Dennis Morrisroe, has left to become the new general manager of the Sunnyside Farms...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to release Raspberry Limeade firkin

Steamworks Brewing Co. plans to continue its Firkin Fridays series by tapping a “Raspberry Limeade” firkin at 3 p.m. Friday at its downtown brewpub. “It’s the end of the summer season, so we wanted...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers market to highlight local businesses

With help from Local First, The Durango Farmers Market plans to highlight businesses in the local food sector that source local ingredients and produce their foods in town. The businesses will be...

DATE: Sept. 3, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Unique Le Natural tries to ‘exemplify the microfarming idea’

In the words of owner Brian McCollaum, Unique Le Natural “does a little bit of everything.” The six-year-old farm raises goats and uses their milk to produce soaps, lotions and shampoo bars. The...

DATE: Aug. 28, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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