Go ahead and microwave fish, and other office lunch etiquette you should ignore

Packing your lunch. The very phrase suggests unwelcome labor, less a matter of preparing for work than a kind of effort in its own right. Maybe the act finds you morning groggy, coffee still...

DATE: Aug. 26, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Breen Mesa Farm Creamery has goat cheese

Breen Mesa Farms Creamery opened in May of this year, and according to owner Edit Aquarian, it is “the only FDA-approved mobile milk parlor in Colorado.” The farm and creamery specializes in soft...

DATE: Aug. 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The Kennebec brings a farmers market to Hesperus

Prior to this summer, residents of Hesperus and Durango West looking for a market for fresh produce and other items had to make the trip all the way into Durango or Mancos. Now, they have an...

DATE: Aug. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Durango’s Two Bears Farm makes CBD products

Durango’s Two Bears Farm specializes in one compound and the products you can put it in – cannabidol, or CBD, derived from hemp. “We create CBD products,” said Chris Burgess, operations manager of...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Best Kind Ferments harnesses a passion for fermentation

Durango resident Dax Berney’s new kimchi and sauerkraut business, Best Kind Ferments, was founded on his passion for food and fermentation. Berney said he has been making kimchi for years and...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

UN food agency to boost aid for 4 Central American countries

GENEVA – The World Food Program says it’s planning to nearly quadruple the number of people that the U.N. agency helps in four central American countries affected by drought, seen as one of the...

DATE: Aug. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Eight non-culinary tools you can use in the kitchen

People are very resourceful, and the kitchen is one of the places where the most clever among us can shine. Kitchen equipment can be more expensive – and less durable – than similar tools designed...

DATE: Aug. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Fiddling Potter creates art and music

After a career educating students in Arizona about art, Yvonne Holland of Durango continues to make it, now selling it as the Fiddling Potter Studio. “I was an art teacher for 33 years,” Holland...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Fruit season stretches creativity in Durango and beyond

This summer, my family traveled to both coasts to spend time with different sets of extended family. The gatherings were multi-generational, each of us with our own specific link to one another...

DATE: Aug. 7, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Carver Brewing’s chile contest finds a winner

Assertions by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis that Pueblo’s green chiles are better than those of Hatch, New Mexico, have one more piece of evidence in their favor. In a contest on Aug. 31, Durango’s...

DATE: Aug. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

How to store peaches, corn and melons and stop wasting summer’s best produce

Summer is arguably the best season for produce; it produces some of the most colorful and flavorful fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, summer is also the worst season for the havoc it can wreak...

DATE: Aug. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Ska Brewing Co. brings back Oktoberfest

Cans of Ska Brewing Co.’s Oktoberfest, a German-style lager return to Ska’s World Headquarters for the season on Friday. Ska brewed and canned a small batch of this craft lager for the first time...

DATE: July 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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