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Failing to change your car’s oil and using cheap gas won’t shut you down immediately, but ask your favorite mechanic what’s likely to happen to the engine eventually.That’s the analogy Myra Miller,...

DATE: May 31, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Website peddles obscure and high-end ingredients

Heads up, foodies, there’s a new culinary kid online promising nothing short of died-and-gone-to-heaven.If you’re on the hunt for a fascinating way to cook asparagus (cure it in salt and sugar), or...

DATE: May 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Try this quick summer meal as an alternative to takeout

Beautiful spring weather and longer days often mean a good, home-cooked supper falls by the wayside. Who wants to be standing around in the kitchen, right?But don’t give in to the temptation of...

DATE: May 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Spring berries make delicious strawberry shortcakes

Even though my brood is still pretty young, they pulled off breakfast in bed for me on Mother’s Day. Emma, 10, made the perfect cup of tea – a very important start to my day. Clay, 6, made me some...

DATE: May 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

BBQ — all about the sauce and skill at the grill

Tangy or mellow, spicy or mild, barbecue sauce is the icing on the steak – or ribs, or whatever else it is you happen to throw on the grill.And just as in real estate, location is a big deal, with...

DATE: May 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Beyond Soup

Manna Soup Kitchen volunteer Jodye Glick says part of the fun of working a shift at Manna is having the freedom to walk into the cooler and get creative. She credits Manna’s professional kitchen...

DATE: May 24, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

Summer cocktails that are pitcher perfect

Summer time and the living can be just that little bit easier with pitcher cocktails.Whether you’re mixing up a batch of margaritas for friends in your backyard or ordering a round of mai tais for...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

California vintners rally to supply wine for veterans

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. – Deb Stallings was more than a little surprised when she found out that budgetary concerns meant that residents of the veterans’ home in the Napa Valley, one of the world’s most...

DATE: May 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Food

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

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