How to ranch-dress a salad and keep things light

Nothing does the trick of making raw or blanched vegetables irresistibly delicious quite the way a drizzle or dip of creamy ranch dressing does. That’s why this ranch redo is so game-changing. It...

DATE: April 10, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

How to choose the right flour for the right baking recipe

You probably have a bag of flour in your pantry. And it’s probably all-purpose, the workhorse of baking. But there are plenty of other, more specialized flours out there, and even if you’re just...

DATE: April 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Wine-related firms look to uncork opportunities in marijuana

DENVER (AP) – A growing number of companies that service the wine industry are now pursuing opportunities in the cannabis sector, hoping to generate new revenue streams. For marijuana businesses,...

DATE: April 8, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Black wine is here to turn out the lights on your rosé party

Name all the colors of wine, and you’ll start with the obvious ones: red, white and pink, or rosé. Maybe you know about orange wine, or vinho verde – “green wine” from Portugal that’s technically a...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Cantera in downtown Durango pays culinary homage to Mexico in a modern way

From the entrance of Durango restaurateur Beto Navarro’s restaurant Cantera, located at 1150 Main Ave., it is clear that he has set out to do something unique. The décor and menu pay homage to...

DATE: April 7, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Here’s evidence that a great bowl of ramen doesn’t need pork or chicken

Speaking selfishly, I think one of the great benefits of the boom in American ramen joints is the growing presence of plant-based bowls. No longer do vegans and vegetarians need to avoid noodle...

DATE: April 5, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

EPA pledges new plan on contaminant from non-stick coatings

WASHINGTON – Federal environmental regulators say they’ll consult with states on managing contamination from a range of long-used non-stick coatings. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said...

DATE: April 3, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Three restaurants compete in search for best green chile

Move over, New Mexico. Southwest Colorado has green chile fever. Three local restaurants are on the leader board in a USA Today 10 Best Readers Choice contest to name the best chile verde in...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

4 tips that guarantee a better plate of pasta every time

Dried pasta can be the ultimate convenience food. It’s shelf-stable. You can make a little or a lot, throw together a quick sauce from the pantry or even pop open something store-bought. Pasta will...

DATE: April 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

A smoky-sweet dressing takes this black-eyed-pea dish to another level

Some ingredients seem born to go together. Apples and cheddar. Watermelon and feta. Chocolate and tahini. I’m not sure what genius first combined oranges and chipotle, but it had to have been in...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Steamworks to tap ‘Sweet Ginger!’ Firkin

Steamworks Brewing Co. will continue its Firkin Fridays series by tapping its “Sweet Ginger!” firkin at 3 p.m. Friday. The base of the Sweet Ginger is Steamworks’ Third Eye P.A., a pale ale with a...

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska Brewing Co. to release Mexican Logger

Ska Brewing Co. will release its original Mexican Logger again for the summer season on April 4th. The official beer release party will take place at 5 p.m. at Ska Brewing World HQ, 225 Girard St....

DATE: March 31, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food