No matter what you call it, rice is a versatile dish

Emma dubbed it Christmas rice. Molly called it red rice while Clay was just ready to eat it. We were heading out of town for the holidays so my intention was to empty the shelves. With a bag of...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Be sure to stir these no-bake cookies

Editor’s note: The Durango Herald will be testing cookie recipes from The Associated Press for the next few weeks. We’ll share with you the successes and foibles of holiday baking. We’ll give you...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Take the menu home with you

I’m the first to confess that I do not need another cookbook. If you are reading this page, I suspect you’re in the same boat. After all, it’s so easy to jump online and get whatever recipe you...

DATE: Dec. 21, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Don’t sneeze at these cookies

Editor’s note: The Durango Herald will be testing cookie recipes from The Associated Press for the next few weeks. We’ll share with you the successes and foibles of holiday baking. We’ll give you...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Perking up feasts

For dinner on Sunday, chefs Marcos Wisner and Owen Clark will take to the alleys, side streets and backyards of Durango to collect many of their ingredients.From a tree, Wisner might pluck a...

DATE: Dec. 14, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Chocolate, cornflakes, lace: It’s all about the basic drop cookie

Editor’s note: The Durango Herald will be testing cookie recipes from The Associated Press for the next few weeks. We’ll share with you the successes and foibles of holiday baking. We’ll give you...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Vail program preps kids into being ‘little chefs’

VAIL (AP) – Everyone wants their kids to learn life skills. Kids in the Little Chefs of Vail program actually do.It’s an eight-week course under the careful and caring instruction of Shawn Sanders....

DATE: Dec. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

The gift of good eats

Got an uncle who insists on hunting wild mushrooms or butchering his own steak? There’s a cookbook for that. What about a working mom hoping to please picky palates during the daily dinner...

DATE: Dec. 7, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Use food to keep teens involved in Hanukkah

These days, it takes a lot more than a rousing game of spinning the dreidel or some gold foil covered chocolate coins to keep kids interested in Hanukkah. Even more to get the attention of...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Sandwich cookies for peanut butter lovers

We created a simple, but divine peanut butter sandwich cookie that uses peanut butter in both the cookie dough and the creamy filling. The result is an impressive cookie that looks like you spent...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Hanukkah traditions celebrated via Mexican foods

When Fany Gerson’s grandparents left Russia early last century they had no idea their Hanukkah table someday would be filled with chili-spiked latkes.“It’s definitely a modern thing,” says Gerson,...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food

Tips for getting the most from your holiday roast

You’ve decked the table with china and linens and your grandmother’s monogrammed silver.The only thing missing? A gigantic, glistening roast, the ultimate expression of holiday luxury.“You’re...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2010 | CATEGORY: Food