U.N. health agency aims to wipe out trans fats worldwide

NEW YORK – The World Health Organization has released a plan to help countries wipe out artery-clogging trans fats from the global food supply in the next five years. The United Nations agency has...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Taste of Durango to kick off summer festival season

The Taste of Durango returns Sunday. The fiesta is both the city’s largest food celebration and, to many, the event that kicks off Durango’s summer festival season. While many features of Taste ...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Are you on the path to diabetes?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 84 million Americans now have prediabetes. What’s scarier is that nine out of 10 don’t even know they have it. Are you one of...

DATE: May 15, 2018 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

How many calories are in that pizza? Chain restaurants now have to tell you

Consumers can no longer plead ignorance when ordering that deep-dish pizza or triple-patty burger. That’s because, as of last Monday, federal rules require restaurant, grocery and convenience store...

DATE: May 14, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska to debut Barrel-Aged Beers with Whiskey Sour

Ska Brewing Co. Will debut its new Barrel-Aged Beers Series on Friday with Whiskey Sour, a sour ale aged in rye whiskey barrels with orange and cherries that mimics the classic cocktail’s signature...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks steps up its glass game

Steamworks Brewing Co. is now serving its beers in new, contemporary glassware. Craft Master Grand features a wide bowl and flared top that releases aromas and accommodates a proper head, while a...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

The best dish towels are rarely the most expensive

Until last month, I couldn’t remember the last time I had bought a kitchen towel. We always had a ton in the linen closet, a mix of hand-me-downs, gifts and who-knows-where-that-came-froms. Many...

DATE: May 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

See how three tweaks can transform a quesadilla

There is arguably nothing that satisfies more simply and universally than cheese melted on toasted bread, which is why there are countless variations on that theme across cultures. The accompanying...

DATE: May 12, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango Farmers Market to open this weekend

It’s summer time in Durango, which means the Durango Farmers Market is right around the corner. For the first time, there will be a wine booth among the roughly 60 vendors at the market , which...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Organic reach: Indigenous food sovereignty moves to the web

In a white ceramic bowl, Mariah Gladstone mixes canned salmon, corn meal and chia – creating the kind of nourishing meal anyone can fix at home in minutes. While it’s not exactly what her Blackfeet...

DATE: May 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Tractor Supply Co. to host Spring Market

Tractor Supply Co., 1175 Dominguez Drive, plans to host a Spring Market event Saturday. The event is seeking vendors interested in selling homemade and homegrown items, such as crafts, furniture,...

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks wins gold at World Beer Cup

Competing with craft beers from around the world, Steamworks Brewing Co.’s Night Train topped the Dark Lager category at the 2018 World Beer Cup, earning a Gold Award in the international judging....

DATE: May 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food