The greatest coffee roaster on Earth?

DENVER – Bayfield isn’t necessarily known for its great coffee, but in Shelby Williamson, the town produced one of the top coffee roasters in the United States. At the World Coffee Roasting...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

A “Bat” Craft set for El Moro Spirits and Tavern

Craft will return to El Moro Spirits and Tavern with a bat-themed food and beverage pairing event 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at El Moro, 945 Main Ave. The restaurant will be closed to the public for the...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Cool, spiced Mexican horchata is the ultimate refresher for fall

I used to be a travel writer, and one of the pieces of advice I gave and followed the most was to pay attention to shoulder season. London in early April? Cape Cod in October? Yes and yes. How does...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Horvath Honey keeps it simple in western La Plata County

Frances Horvath and her youngest son have kept bees for the past four years and have been selling honey for the last three as Horvath Honey. “It’s really tasty,” she said. Horvath is based on the...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Is your tequila jeopardizing Mexico?

If it seems like tequila has been rising in popularity among spirits drinkers, it’s because it has. According to a 2018 U.S. market report, the global market for Tequila is expected to grow at a...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Move over, Honeycrisp: New apple to debut at grocery stores

SPOKANE, Wash. – They call it the Cosmic Crisp. It’s not a video game, a superhero or the title of a Grateful Dead song. It’s a new variety of apple, coming to a grocery store near you Dec. 1...

DATE: Oct. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Farmers Market: Suzy Williams creates jewelery based on nature

Through her business, Suzy W Design, Suzy Williams creates and sells jewelry inspired by landscapes and animals. “I do a lot of landscapes because that’s what kind of motivates me – I’m always out...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

James Ranch grills up a restaurant

Drive roughly 10 miles north of Durango and you’ll find the comely and sprawling James Ranch, an over 400-acre landmark founded by Kay and Dave James in 1961. Before the snow falls, its pastures...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Cone or scoop: Guinea pig ice cream for sale in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador – It’s a real ice cream flavor: guinea pig. Anyone who thinks of guinea pigs as pets cute, squishy, squeaking bundles of fur might find that idea hard to digest. The rodents are a...

DATE: Oct. 15, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Big avocado earns Hawaii family Guinness World Records honor

WAILUKU, Hawaii – A Hawaii family has won a place with the Guinness World Records for the world’s heaviest avocado. The Pokini family from the island of Maui received the Guinness certificate this...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Colorado beer company to downsize, stop mass distribution

BOULDER – A Colorado beer company has announced plans to downsize and discontinue widespread distribution after facing increased competition. The Daily Camera reported Thursday that Boulder Beer...

DATE: Oct. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Durangoan invents and sells new style of seed-based spreads

Fifteen or so years ago, Phillip Snyder was experimenting in his kitchen, trying to find ways to cut dairy from his diet. Mixing sesame-seed based tahini, apple cider vinegar and honey resulted in...

DATE: Oct. 9, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

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