El Moro chef pairs beer, dinner at New York’s James Beard House

When tasked with pairing beer with food at an elite level, El Moro Spirits and Tavern Executive Chef Sean Clark brought a taste of home to the global culinary stage at the James Beard House in New...

DATE: April 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Crisped rice treats without the cloying marshmallow? Sweet.

Whether you are someone who finds classic crispy rice treats irresistible (my daughter), or someone who would much rather a piece of dark chocolate for dessert (me), this recipe will satisfy on all...

DATE: April 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Can a chile pepper really cause an ‘incapacitating’ headache?

A 34-year-old man ate a Carolina Reaper, the hottest chile pepper on earth, and developed what’s known as a “thunderclap headache.” It was the headache heard ‘round the world. Media outlets from...

DATE: April 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Take good care of your kitchen knives, and they will take good care of you

It’s hard to make good food without a good knife. We strongly encourage you to buy a good knife, but if you don’t take care of it, the quality and price won’t matter. “You’re eventually going to...

DATE: April 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

How to ranch-dress a salad and keep things light

Nothing does the trick of making raw or blanched vegetables irresistibly delicious quite the way a drizzle or dip of creamy ranch dressing does. That’s why this ranch redo is so game-changing. It...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

How to choose the right flour for the right baking recipe

You probably have a bag of flour in your pantry. And it’s probably all-purpose, the workhorse of baking. But there are plenty of other, more specialized flours out there, and even if you’re just...

DATE: April 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Wine-related firms look to uncork opportunities in marijuana

DENVER (AP) – A growing number of companies that service the wine industry are now pursuing opportunities in the cannabis sector, hoping to generate new revenue streams. For marijuana businesses,...

DATE: April 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Black wine is here to turn out the lights on your rosé party

Name all the colors of wine, and you’ll start with the obvious ones: red, white and pink, or rosé. Maybe you know about orange wine, or vinho verde – “green wine” from Portugal that’s technically a...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Cantera in downtown Durango pays culinary homage to Mexico in a modern way

From the entrance of Durango restaurateur Beto Navarro’s restaurant Cantera, located at 1150 Main Ave., it is clear that he has set out to do something unique. The décor and menu pay homage to...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Here’s evidence that a great bowl of ramen doesn’t need pork or chicken

Speaking selfishly, I think one of the great benefits of the boom in American ramen joints is the growing presence of plant-based bowls. No longer do vegans and vegetarians need to avoid noodle...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

EPA pledges new plan on contaminant from non-stick coatings

WASHINGTON – Federal environmental regulators say they’ll consult with states on managing contamination from a range of long-used non-stick coatings. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Three restaurants compete in search for best green chile

Move over, New Mexico. Southwest Colorado has green chile fever. Three local restaurants are on the leader board in a USA Today 10 Best Readers Choice contest to name the best chile verde in...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food