Have you ever been fooled by ‘Big Food?’

I still remember a young family that came to me with a gluten-intolerant child. Because the child couldn’t digest gluten, it would make him, very, very sick. They were frustrated because they were...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

July restaurant inspections for Montezuma County

The Journal publishes local restaurant inspection reports provided monthly by the Montezuma County Health Department. Inspections of all retail food facilities are done yearly, and in some cases...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Watermelon and basil turn water into a party-worthy thirst-quencher

When you want something more flavorful than water to quench your thirst, and you’d like to keep it healthful, on an ordinary day it does the trick to just plop a few sliced berries, citrus wedges...

DATE: Aug. 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Pine River Library to host Zucchini Extravaganza

If you’ve got a hankering for courgettes, then Bayfield is the place to be this weekend. In addition to the 2018 Tour de Farms, the town is hosting the fourth annual Zucchini Extravaganza. At the...

DATE: Aug. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Toro: Spain’s other red wine

For lovers of Spanish reds, the great wines of Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Priorat and Jumilla are the classic standouts. However, many have yet to discover the relatively new Denominacion de Origen...

DATE: Aug. 14, 2018 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

Curried corn on the cob is crazy good and made for summer

I’ve long seen many parallels between Indian and Mexican cooking: the layering of complex spices, the love of chiles and beans, the vast diversity of regional cuisines – and plenty of...

DATE: Aug. 9, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Are 300 recipes enough to counter anti-Muslim sentiment? One author is giving it a try

BEIRUT – Before Syria was devastated by war, its population displaced and ancient cities ruined, Anissa Helou would show visitors a different side to the country. Starting in Damascus, her tour...

DATE: Aug. 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango Farmers Market: Botanical Companions looks to improve modern diets

Heather Reitz, founder of Botanical Companions in Mancos, believes the modern diet suffers from a lack of live plants. She founded her farm in 2017 to attempt to change that. Reitz was inspired by...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Learning, growing can all start with healthy snack

It’s shocking that despite all the medical advances over the last century, today’s children are expected to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. A big contributor to this problem is...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Beer maker Heineken strikes deal to expand in China

BRUSSELS – Heineken, the world’s second-largest brewer, has struck a deal to expand in China, the world’s biggest beer market. Heineken said Friday it is buying a 40 percent stake in the company...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

How to make a good jam without the hassle of canning

It took me an embarrassing number of years to overcome my (unreasonable) paranoia about making jam that would somehow give my friends and family botulism. By the time I mastered canning and...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market Profile: Blake Knoll tries hand at farming

Blake Knoll picked a tough time to start his first year farming. Knoll, who recently retired, is the only employee at Pinyon Crest Farms and had to deal with the drought that has hit southwestern...

DATE: Aug. 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

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