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Onions are a staple of cooking in almost every cuisine and season. They’re so commonplace that you probably have one variety or another around the house. But what happens when you don’t have the...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Examining China’s claims of coronavirus on frozen foods

BEIJING – China says it has detected the coronavirus on packages of imported frozen food, but how valid are its claims and how serious is the threat to public health? Frozen shrimp imported from an...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

As a homeless teen, I foraged for wild food to survive. The lessons still shape my cooking.

Etta James sings about a Sunday kind of love as I pour a tiny mountain of flour onto the kitchen table. I push a crater into the center and crack an egg. One should be enough. I can always add more...

DATE: Nov. 30, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Bayfield’s Pine River Shares distributes hundreds of Thanksgiving meals

Pine River Shares in Bayfield gave away more free Thanksgiving dinner boxes this week than it has in recent memory. Pine River Shares, a grassroots nonprofit that focuses some of its efforts on...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2020 | UPDATED: 6 days 9 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Tips for cooking (and saving) a smaller Thanksgiving feast

If you’re planning a smaller Thanksgiving gathering this year because of social distancing, you don’t have to give up the turkey, stuffing, pie and other traditional fare. Thanksgiving feasts have...

DATE: Nov. 24, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

This New Orleans-style Thanksgiving po’ boy is the answer to all your holiday leftovers

Holiday eating traditions are precious for many of us. We wait all year long to eat that certain dish with our favorite people. One of my Thanksgiving traditions has been to join the long line at...

DATE: Nov. 23, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to cook a turkey breast in an oven, Instant Pot or slow cooker

It’s impossible to talk about Thanksgiving without mentioning how strange and unusual the holiday will look this year. At best, most gatherings will be smaller. There may be pre-Thanksgiving...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Chef Marcus Samuelsson celebrates the variety of Black food

NEW YORK – If anyone asks chef Marcus Samuelsson what African food taste like, he has a ready answer: Have you ever had barbecue? Rice? Collard greens? Okra? Coffee? “All of that food comes from...

DATE: Nov. 16, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Ottolenghi’s cacio e pepe comes with a wonderful Middle Eastern twist

Of all the Italian pasta dishes, few approach the perfection – and seeming simplicity – of cacio e pepe. Pasta noodles in a sauce of cheese (traditionally pecorino Romano) and cracked black pepper,...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Durango’s only community garden enters private ownership

Durango’s only community garden will move into private hands. On Tuesday, La Plata County commissioners approved the sale of a 1.19-acre property that is home to the Ohana Kuleana Community Garden...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Study: Fix to food climate problem doesn’t require veganism

The world likely can’t keep global warming to a relatively safe minimum unless we change how we grow, eat and throw away our food, but we don’t need to all go vegan, a new study says. Researchers...

DATE: Nov. 9, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to get the most out of your supermarket butcher and fishmonger

It started when I was working as a private chef. Clients would often request a meal or dinner for four only an hour or two in advance, meaning I sometimes had to dash to the market, cook and have...

DATE: Nov. 8, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

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