local food news

The Seventh Annual Mesa Verde Country Food, Wine and Art Festival will take place Aug. 21-23. The Southwest Colorado event begins with a four-course winemakers' dinner and continues through the...

DATE: Aug. 12, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Colorado food news

To celebrate Denver's claim as one of the world's great beer cities, Visit Denver is presenting the first Denver Beer Fest (www.DenverBeerFest.com ), which will take place Sept. 18-27."The...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Food for Thought

Anyone who eats should see the film "Food, Inc." But here's a tip: Have a meal before you go, because you may not be hungry afterward.There are several disturbing images of industrial food...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

nibbles

Karen Brucoli Anesi, local freelance writer and restaurant reviewer for the Herald, was a 2009 honoree receiving recognition as a finalist for the Apicius Scholarship to attend the May 11-15...

DATE: July 29, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Got too many tomatoes? Add bacon, make jam

Nothing says jam has to taste fruity.This sweet-and-savory tomato jam is spiked with smoked bacon, making it the perfect condiment for a grilled cheese. It also adds spunk to tuna salad and has...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Choose nutrition bars wisely

ALBANY, N.Y. - Leading a hectic life can make it difficult to fit in nutritious meals or snacks. There's always the fast-food option, but by now we know that's not a good choice. That's where...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Bad Rap

Dear Healthy Professor: My 10-year-old daughter came home from camp yesterday and told me that a child in her lunch group said cookies were bad for her. How would you handle this situation?Answer:...

DATE: July 22, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Meal Makers

It's tough to teach teenagers about the perils of fatty foods, but when they create a Blubber Burger it puts nutrition in perspective.Durango students in a healthy-cooking program created the...

DATE: July 8, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Dig this: Cafe worth the drive

Japan and Mexico waltz on the tongue with Chipotle Edamame. Greece meets India with Harissa Yogurt Sauce on a Gyro.If the cuisine at Digs Market Café was a soundtrack, it would be a jazzy...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

The Skinny on Pizza

A slice of pizza from your local parlor, smothered with cheese and topped with sausage and pepperoni, is a fat and calorie catastrophe. Make it yourself, however, and you can end up with a...

DATE: June 24, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Spring rolls teach kids to wrap & roll

My most recent culinary adventure with the kids was making spring rolls.I was pretty sure the reaction from my three diners would be varied, but I tried it anyway. Summer tends to keep us outside...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Maynard finds Clear Water Farm fits 'just right'

If she were to remember a love just right and one that has been with her forever, it would be the love of working the soil: smelling, digging and finding solace in the ground and what comes from...

DATE: June 17, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food