Slime has officially reached the “edible” stage of the YouTube trend cycle

Probably because I am not a 7-year-old, I did not initially understand the appeal of slime. The stuff is everywhere now, oozing out of all corners of the internet. I’m told by friends who have...

DATE: Jan. 24, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Alternative sweetners healthier than refined sugar

Did you give up sugar to improve your health in 2019? We are four weeks into the new year. Maybe you’ve had some success or maybe you’ve thrown in the towel. Either way, I want to give you...

DATE: Jan. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

A family menu built on appreciation, not appropriation

A video of a white American chef demonstrating the “right way” to prepare and eat Vietnamese pho made headlines just two years ago, kicking off a long, complicated conversation about what is...

DATE: Jan. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Lure your taste buds by adding seared tuna to salad

It would not be wrong to call this dish a salad; it does involve a pile of fresh greens, after all. But that descriptor doesn’t let on to how hearty, warm and satisfying a plate this is. The tuna...

DATE: Jan. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

U.S. restaurant prices jump the most since 2011

It’s getting more expensive to eat out. Full-service restaurants, facing higher labor and food costs, raised prices the most in more than seven years in December, a Labor Department report released...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Spruce Tree Espresso gets a new owner and name

The iconic lavender coffee shop on Main Street has changed hands – but the new owners are no strangers to Cortez. The Spruce Tree Espresso House at 318 E. Main St. has been sold to Bill and Linda...

DATE: Jan. 18, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Francilia Pena Ehrig brings Sweet Addition to Main Mall

The Main Mall in downtown Durango smells like a fresh-baked cinnamon bun. No, it’s not the obligatory mall Cinnabon. It’s Sweet Addition. The one-woman bakery and café found a suitable open-air...

DATE: Jan. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska wins at Good Food Awards, debuts Green Silo Saison

Ska Brewing Co.’s True Blonde Ale was recognized as a winner at the 2019 Good Food Awards on Friday at the San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. The beer is a medium-bodied blonde...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Learn to make quick pan sauces, and you can turn dinner into something special

A core principle of my cooking philosophy is to never pass up an opportunity for flavor. So when I see cooked-on juices in the bottom of my saute pan, I don’t see a dishwashing chore. I see pan...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Dessert hummus wants to be the new fro-yo

Has the fro-yo-ification of hummus reached its peak, or has it only just begun? It started with chocolate hummus, but now that’s the tamest flavor on the market. Suddenly, we have snickerdoodle and...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How Colorado Went From A Teetotal State To The ‘Napa Of Craft Beer’

The end of 3.2 beer in Colorado grocery stores this New Year’s was the state’s latest step in its journey from teetoler to craft beer capital. The seeds for Colorado’s brewery dominance to come...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Low carb? Low fat? What the latest dieting studies tell us

NEW YORK – Bacon and black coffee for breakfast, or oatmeal and bananas? If you’re planning to try to lose weight in 2019, you’re sure to find a fierce debate online and among friends and family...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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