Dining in at the ‘La Plata Ramada’

Time drags when you’re locked up. “We’re bored,” a woman inmate says to Capt. Ed Aber as he walks by her gray cell with blue trim. She is on the ground peering out the door’s tray slot. “When’s...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

WildEdge brewery celebrates two years of operation in Cortez

Tucker Robinson believes beer is best consumed with other people. So he made that a central tenet of WildEdge Brewing Collective, the business he started nearly two years ago. “We built the space...

DATE: April 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

These nutritious apple ring ‘Samoas’ would make a Girl Scout proud

This recipe takes your staple apple-and-peanut butter snack to the next level, transforming it into a downright crave-able treat. Slicing apples into rings turns the fruit into attractive and crisp...

DATE: April 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango’s foodie and boozy events around the corner

Spring is in full bloom (that is, if it ever stops snowing), and that means Durango’s food and libation festival season is right around the corner. The first, our local wine experience, will kick...

DATE: April 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Americans are drinking more ‘gourmet’ coffee. This doesn’t mean they’re drinking great coffee.

The National Coffee Association USA recently dropped its annual survey results, and, as usual, there’s a wealth of information to sift through to better understand the state of coffee drinking in...

DATE: April 2, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Action demanded after 1,100 dead dolphins wash up in France

PARIS – The dolphins’ bodies were horribly mutilated, the fins cut off. But what shocked French marine researchers wasn’t just the brutality of the deaths of these highly intelligent mammals, but...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Let good-quality canned tuna anchor this crunchy Mediterranean salad

While making this salad for lunch recently, my umpteenth time over the years, it dawned on me that I should share it with you. I suppose I had not thought to do so before because it never seemed...

DATE: April 1, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Hermosa Coffee elevates quality as next evolution of Durango Roasters

The new Hermosa Coffee Roasters opened up shop on March 19. The café is the evolution of Durango Roasters, which was the former Durango Coffee Company ran by partners Scott Biaggi, Matt Pobloske...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

These cookies cut the sweetness in favor of savory flavor

Over the years, I’ve continually decreased the amount of sugar I use in cookies and other baked goods. So it was only a matter of time before I discovered savory cookies. Cheesy thumbprint cookies...

DATE: March 27, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Are eggs good or bad for you? New research rekindles debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won’t go over easy for those who can’t eat breakfast without them. Adults who ate about 1½ eggs daily had a slightly higher risk of heart disease than those who ate...

DATE: March 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Pink Boots Society brings women in Durango’s beer industry together

Women belonging to an organization called the Pink Boots Society came together around the world to brew beers March 8 – International Women’s Day. And for the first time, Durango was represented by...

DATE: March 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

In this ginger-miso sheet pan dinner, chicken and pears make an unlikely duo

In this sheet-pan recipe, bone-in chicken breasts and wedges of fresh pears are roasted side by side until and the chicken is tender and juicy, and the pears are softened and lusciously...

DATE: March 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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