George Washington’s 1795 Thanksgiving celebrated liberty

On the third Thursday of February 1795, President George Washington proclaimed a day of national thanksgiving to thank God “for the Constitutions of Government which unite and by their union...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | UPDATED: 13 hours 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Food

This New Orleans-style Thanksgiving po’ boy is the answer to all your holiday leftovers

Holiday eating traditions are precious for many of us. We wait all year long to eat that certain dish with our favorite people. One of my Thanksgiving traditions has been to join the long line at...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | UPDATED: 13 hours 7 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Food

How to cook a turkey breast in an oven, Instant Pot or slow cooker

It’s impossible to talk about Thanksgiving without mentioning how strange and unusual the holiday will look this year. At best, most gatherings will be smaller. There may be pre-Thanksgiving...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

After being laid off during COVID-19, Dave Cuntz finds a home at The Roost

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it hit Durango’s restaurant industry hard. One of the casualties was Dave Cuntz, who was laid off from his position as executive chef at Carver Brewing Co. Fans of...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Chef Marcus Samuelsson celebrates the variety of Black food

NEW YORK – If anyone asks chef Marcus Samuelsson what African food taste like, he has a ready answer: Have you ever had barbecue? Rice? Collard greens? Okra? Coffee? “All of that food comes from...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Ottolenghi’s cacio e pepe comes with a wonderful Middle Eastern twist

Of all the Italian pasta dishes, few approach the perfection – and seeming simplicity – of cacio e pepe. Pasta noodles in a sauce of cheese (traditionally pecorino Romano) and cracked black pepper,...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Don’t order out. Dive into Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook

NEW YORK – Jamie Oliver knows one of the biggest obstacles home cooks face isn’t the drudgery of shopping, the chore of chopping or the mess of washing up. It’s delivery apps. What he calls the...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Study: Fix to food climate problem doesn’t require veganism

The world likely can’t keep global warming to a relatively safe minimum unless we change how we grow, eat and throw away our food, but we don’t need to all go vegan, a new study says. Researchers...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to get the most out of your supermarket butcher and fishmonger

It started when I was working as a private chef. Clients would often request a meal or dinner for four only an hour or two in advance, meaning I sometimes had to dash to the market, cook and have...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Buying alcohol online is becoming our new normal, and these home delivery apps are cashing in

When the pandemic hit in March, we filled our larders with beans, started sourdough cultures, hoarded toilet paper and stocked up on alcoholic beverages. You know, the necessities of life. About...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This one-bowl Russian apple cake reminds us of hospitality in difficult times

While I was growing up in Russia, several things were a given: If you saw a long line, you got in it – no questions asked (because if there was a line, it must be for something good); if in the...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This tortilla egg wrap can power you through a busy morning or quick lunch break

“Are you with me?” Nadiya Hussain says as she whisks eggs in a measuring cup. “Can you see how quick” – she drops the whisk to wave her hands in circles – “this is happening?” I was watching...

DATE: Nov. 3, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

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