Farmers Market Profile: Pitts Family Ranch hopes new land will increase market

Michele Pitts spent her childhood in Durango. When she had an opportunity to return to the Four Corners four years ago, she jumped at it. Pitts and her husband, Jim, founded Pitts Family Ranch four...

DATE: July 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Smiley Market hopes to act as entryway into Durango’s marketplace

In the past year, Durango’s farmers market scene has exploded, growing from one to four markets in the city. Joining the Durango, Animas City and Three Springs markets is a new market at the Smiley...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Traditional Mexican tacqueria opens in Dolores

Authentic and affordable Mexican food is the trademark for Nanny’s Taqueria, a new restaurant in Dolores on 11th Street. Business partners Humberto Arrendondo and Guillermo Garcia have been cooking...

DATE: July 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

These cherry pies are buttery, crispy and tart - and they fit in the palm of your hand

Food memories are funny. While I remember distinctly the very first time I tasted a fried pie, I find I can’t really recall its flavor, texture or any particulars. More, I remember my brain darn...

DATE: July 1, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

China tariffs could erode remaining US shark fin business

PORTLAND, Maine – A new set of Chinese tariffs on U.S. seafood, including items made from shark fins, could further erode what remains of the American industry for the controversial products. China...

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Jack Daniel’s prices increase in Europe because of tariffs

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The price of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Whiskey will increase in the European Union because of the impact of the bloc’s new 25 percent tariff. The EU is taxing a range of U.S....

DATE: June 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

This chicken recipe is so good it could bring back the balsamic craze

I share with you a go-to recipe that’s so simple and versatile that it actually dropped out of my weeknight rotation, because (a) it’s “just chicken,” and (b) there are so many other chicken dishes...

DATE: June 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska Brewing debuts MoSka Mule Saturday

Ska Brewing Co. will release its 23rd anniversary beer, MoSka Mule, in cans across its distribution footprint next week. This ale was brewed with ginger and lime to create the flavors of a...

DATE: June 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The Roost opens on College Drive downtown

After 6512’ closed in 2016, the space at 128 E. College Drive downtown remained vacant for two years. Now, it has reopened as The Roost. Owned by Chris and Michele Redding, who also run Cuckoo’s...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Animas City Farmers Market welcomes all Wednesday nights on North Main

Farmers market meets block party meets evening bazaar at the new Animas City Farmers Market every Wednesday night from 3 to 7 p.m. at the corner parking lot of 30th and Main at 2977 Main Ave. ...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market profile: Adobe House Farm finds a home

Linley Dixon has had a passion for farming since she was a kid. As a child, she would save her neighbor’s scraps and compost them in her backyard. “I think there’s a farmer’s gene,” she said. ...

DATE: June 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

This dessert could be cooler than ice cream on a hot day

Here’s a creamy, sweet, chilled dessert that’s arguably more refreshing – and better for you – on a hot summer’s day than a bowl of ice cream. This cool melon soup makes the most of juicy...

DATE: June 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food