Eco-conscious vintners raise money for trees, seas

Sip a pinot, save the planet?That’s the thinking behind a number of wineries teaming up with environmental organizations to raise funds for trees, seas and the land.One of the latest releases is...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Taste of Durango

A record crowd of more than 10,000 people gathered on Main Avenue for Sunday’s Taste of Durango festivities, which generated more than $81,000 in ticket sales, another record. Despite the...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Jazz Fest draws foodies

Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys were still warming up on the Fais Do-Do Stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival when Nancy Heck started eating her breakfast – a toasted slab of...

DATE: May 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Farm-to-table is fine, but what’s next?

Much has been made of the farm-to-table restaurant movement. But what happens to all the food that ends up uneaten at the table?In what you might call a burgeoning table-to-farm movement, a small...

DATE: May 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Exploits in oenophilia

Wine lovers from as far away as Alaska and Florida joined locals to enjoy perfect weather for last weekend's three-day celebration of the fruit of the vine, the fifth annual Durango Wine...

DATE: May 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Taste of Durango coming Sunday

The annual Taste of Durango food festival returns to Main Avenue from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. More than two dozen local restaurants and craft beer makers will be serving up samples of their foods...

DATE: May 10, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Spaghetti from the Heart

Last Saturday, much more than just spaghetti and meatballs was being passed through the kitchen service window in Sacred Heart Church’s social hall. For 10 bucks, diners got a carbo-load of hugs...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

States clash over pies

It consists of two round, textbook-thick, palm-sized chocolate cakes that sandwich a creamy vanilla filling to create one sinfully rich snack. It’s the whoopie pie, a snack so beloved that...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Busy moms toast winding down with wine

Why did Marile Borden name her website Moms Who Need Wine?If you have to ask, says Borden, “you must not be a mom.”“Moms are becoming much more real in terms of admitting that the job is a...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Dessert tops breakfast in bed

Give mom the royal treatment this Mother’s Day with these Brit-inspired trifles. Because face it, as nice as breakfast in bed is, dessert is better.Traditionally made with liquor-soaked ladyfingers...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Italian filling, Asian wraps

East and West combine for these cannelloni, which are made by rolling a very Italian-style filling of spinach, cheese, mushrooms and roasted red peppers in Asian-style egg roll wrappers.Ricotta...

DATE: May 3, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Food from the ground up

When 60 or so local families gather for a work party on the farm of Bob Kauer and Jama Crawford on County Road 234, it’s all about appreciating food from the ground up. These plant-to-plate...

DATE: April 26, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food