How much do our diets influence our brain activity?

For most people, there is an obvious connection between body and mind. But the mental effects of deep-dish, deep-fried, processed and pre-packaged food are often overlooked. Nicola Dehlinger is a...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Relieve heartburn naturally

When you’re dealing with acid reflux, heartburn and gastroesophageal reflux disease, it can be difficult to enjoy your favorite meals. The pain associated with these conditions can be so...

DATE: Dec. 26, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

Ska Brewing gets a new malt silo

Ska Brewing Co. has a new silo at its brewery, one that is filled with malted grains from Proximity Malt, a Milwaukee-based malt producer with a plant in Monte Vista. The green storage tank, which...

DATE: Dec. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

These tapas meatballs make great party nibbles

A batch of these saucy, Spanish-style meatballs could serve you well this week in multiple ways. They can be made several days in advance so they are ready in the refrigerator, waiting to answer...

DATE: Dec. 22, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Putting the ‘Bud’ in Budweiser

NEW YORK – The maker of Budweiser is partnering with medical cannabis company Tilray in a $100 million deal to research cannabis-infused drinks for the Canadian market. The alliance announced last...

DATE: Dec. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Pairing wine for the perfect winter feast

’Tis the season for family, friends and feasts. For those having turkey, please reference my Nov. 21 column for a breakdown on the traditional turkey menu. However, for those planning on ham, lamb...

DATE: Dec. 19, 2018 | COLUMN: The Grapevine

The one cooking technique that won’t steer you wrong

In this era of programmable, appliance-specific cooking, it’s easy to overlook one of the most reliable, widely used ways to render food properly: With steam. It is that simple: If you can boil...

DATE: Dec. 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Harness the power of garlic in your everyday cooking

There are probably plenty of small but mighty ingredients hanging out in your kitchen. Cinnamon sticks, dried chile peppers, cardamom and herbs are all proof that size is definitely not...

DATE: Dec. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska Brewing’s True Blonde named 2019 Good Food Awards finalist

In November, Ska Brewing Co.’s True Blonde Ale was named a finalist for the 2019 Good Food Awards. Entering its ninth year, the Good Food Awards recognizes American food producers in 16 categories:...

DATE: Dec. 15, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Farm bill exempts pure maple, honey from added sugars label

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The new farm bill passed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday prevents maple syrup and honey producers from being required to list their pure products as containing added sugars on their...

DATE: Dec. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska Brewing Co. joins effort to aid Camp Fire victims

Northern California’s Camp Fire, which started Nov. 8 and was not contained until Nov. 28, burned 153,336 acres, killed 85 people and displaced thousands. Among the communities affected was Chico,...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Surviving the sugar this holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year ... when loads of sweet treats and desserts make it into our mouths. Despite us all knowing better, the average American eats a whopping 168 pounds of sugar...

DATE: Dec. 12, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

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