Food

Farmers Market Profile: Schwebach’s Cedar Hill Farm brings produce from down south

For Michael and Diane Schwebach, the owners of Schwebach’s Cedar Hill Farm, farming has long been a family business. Before, relocating to Cedar Hill, New Mexico – just across the Colorado border –...

DATE: May 23, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Joshua Arnold carries on family’s vinting legacy

“It takes a lot of beer to make wine,” Joshua Arnold said through a broad smile, “and a good scotch helps.” Joshua is the youngest of five siblings and the second generation to take the reins as...

DATE: May 22, 2018 | UPDATED: 3 days 13 hours ago | CATEGORY: Food

Photos: Taste of Durango holds a feast of a fundraiser

DATE: May 20, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 19 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Is homegrown food safer? Only if gardeners take precautions

Food safety often is cited as the primary reason why people grow their own edibles, but that’s frequently an illusion. Food-borne illnesses are almost as likely to be caused by homegrown produce as...

DATE: May 19, 2018 | CATEGORY: Food

Every steak needs a good sauce – even a cauliflower steak

The last time I made cauliflower “steaks,” I was playing with the chicken-fried idea and I served them with a miso-mushroom gravy. This time, my approach is lighter and brighter. In this recipe by...

DATE: May 18, 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