The best butterscotch, mint and peanut butter baking chips for when you need a chocolate alternative

Chocolate chips are far and away the king of the hill when it comes to baking morsels. They are versatile, delicious and infinitely snackable straight from the bag. I always have a package (or...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

What does Thanksgiving really mean?

Thanksgiving approaches – that holiday in which we assemble beloved communities into oven-roasted spaces, decadent spreads of traditional dishes almost ensuring we’ll overeat. Meanwhile, on Cole’s...

DATE: Nov. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Yogurt sales sour as U.S. breakfast culture changes

What’s eating yogurt? Despite shelves full of new varieties – from Icelandic to Australian to coconut-based – U.S. yogurt sales are in a multiyear slump. Yogurt companies are confident that more...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

These warm, fluffy pull-apart dinner rolls are bliss to eat and a cinch to make

I don’t have many fond memories of school cafeteria lunches. There are two main reasons for that. One, my mom packed my lunch most of the time, and two, when I did partake in what was on the menu,...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Mexican restaurant opens on College Drive

A new Mexican restaurant, Mi Ranchito Family Restaurant, opened Friday near the intersection of College Drive and Main Avenue in a space formerly occupied by BREW Pub & Kitchen. Mi Ranchito is the...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving recipes, but with chiles in everything

The endless chile war being waged between Colorado and New Mexico may never reach détente because there may never be a definitive answer to which state grows the best chiles. Do the famous Hatch...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Special South African gin is infused with elephant dung

MOSSEL BAY, South Africa – The makers of a South African gin infused with elephant dung swear their use of the animal’s excrement is no gimmick. The creators of Indlovu Gin, Les and Paula Ansley,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango breweries hop on hard seltzer bandwagon

After White Claw Hard Seltzers sold out across the country, it was apparent to people in the alcohol industry that the beverage is here to stay. According to CNN , spiked sparkling water has...

DATE: Nov. 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Thai entrepreneur pushing insects as the snack of the future

BANGKOK – They are sold in bags like salted peanuts, or tubes like stacked potato chips, but these crunchy morsels on the shelves of Thai convenience stores and supermarkets stand apart from the...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The secret to these chili lime black bean tacos: 20 minutes and a few pantry staples

Our fellow home cooks are constantly asking us for ideas and recipes to help them put a healthy-ish meal on the table at lightning speed – for those nights when you just don’t have time for lots of...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Alaska university taking PB&J as payment for parking tickets

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – What a lip-smacking offer! Anyone with unpaid parking fines at the University of Alaska Anchorage campus has the option to reduce or cover the cost of their tickets with peanut...

DATE: Nov. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico farmer, writer starts a global garlic war

DIXON, N.M. (AP) – Among the residents of Dixon, New Mexico, Stanley Crawford has long been known as a gentleman farmer and a thoughtful man of letters. He’s the author of such books as “A Garlic...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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