This winter, just stew it

Like individual snowflakes, the construction of each batch of stew is a variation on a theme, just as it has been since the ancient convergence of fire and pottery. In our house, stew making is a...

DATE: Jan. 28, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

How to use gluten-free flour blends in your everyday baking

I realize that not every recipe is for every person. Interest, diet, skill, equipment: They’re all variables that make it impossible to please everyone all the time. One of the most common...

DATE: Jan. 27, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Food

Why classic white bread dinner rolls are suddenly trendy

In the U.S., bread sales aren’t rising the way they used to. The market in bread and bakery products is projected to grow at a dismal 1.5% from 2020 to 2023. Yet a modest dinner roll is elbowing...

DATE: Jan. 26, 2020 | UPDATED: 21 hours 5 minutes ago | CATEGORY: Food

Brad Pitt is ‘the Laurence Olivier of eating’ on screen. Here’s why we like to watch.

Nachos, popcorn, sandwiches, dumplings, peanut butter, a possibly poisoned pot roast and rat blood. These are things Brad Pitt has ingested on screen over the course of his three-plus-decade...

DATE: Jan. 20, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Sandi Toksvig is leaving ‘The Great British Baking Show’ after just three seasons

Well, that was . . . short. Sandi Toksvig announced Thursday that she will be leaving as the co-host of “The Great British Baking Show,” three seasons after joining the hugely popular baking...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

The Union Social House, home to bar and food truck, opens on north Main in Durango

The Union Social House, home to a bar, food truck and gallery, aims to fill a niche on north Main Avenue by creating a family atmosphere with games and regular live music. Longtime Durango events...

DATE: Jan. 15, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Winter farmers market to open in Powerhouse Science Center

Farmers market junkies meeting their favorite local vendors in parking lots over the winter to buy eggs, meat and other year-round products will soon have a more formal option. The Seven Rivers...

DATE: Jan. 13, 2020 | CATEGORY: Local News

Millwood Junction in Mancos will be sold again

After a few months under new ownership, the Millwood Junction restaurant in Mancos will be sold again, said Glenn McCord, who served as general manager since October. William Lapin, who owns the...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2020 | CATEGORY: Business

Primi Pasta and Wine Bar opens on Main Avenue

Primi Pasta and Wine Bar, Durango’s newest restaurant on Main Avenue, opened Friday night in the space formerly occupied by Guido’s Pizza Pasta Panini, offering dishes inspired by the simple,...

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

Check out these nostalgic flavors from the San Luis valley

The self-published high school cookbook was intended as a gag gift for a white elephant exchange. “It’s supposed to be funny prank things, stuff you’ve pulled out from storage,” said Roz Gallegos....

DATE: Jan. 7, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

Grocery stores make reducing food waste a priority in Durango

Grocery stores are responsible for a lot of waste, but increasingly, companies are figuring out better ways to use food that would otherwise end up in landfills, at least here in Durango. Every...

DATE: Jan. 2, 2020 | CATEGORY: Southwest Life

Kids give to kids in Pine River Shares food drive

BAYFIELD – Students collected almost 4,000 nonperishable food items for peers through the sixth annual Pine River Shares “Food, Friends and Fun” drive. During the drive, local businesses, community...

DATE: Dec. 31, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

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