Mexican restaurant opens on College Drive

A new Mexican restaurant, Mi Ranchito Family Restaurant, opened Friday near the intersection of College Drive and Main Avenue in a space formerly occupied by BREW Pub & Kitchen. Mi Ranchito is the...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Thanksgiving recipes, but with chiles in everything

The endless chile war being waged between Colorado and New Mexico may never reach détente because there may never be a definitive answer to which state grows the best chiles. Do the famous Hatch...

DATE: Nov. 19, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

Thai entrepreneur pushing insects as the snack of the future

BANGKOK – They are sold in bags like salted peanuts, or tubes like stacked potato chips, but these crunchy morsels on the shelves of Thai convenience stores and supermarkets stand apart from the...

DATE: Nov. 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

The secret to these chili lime black bean tacos: 20 minutes and a few pantry staples

Our fellow home cooks are constantly asking us for ideas and recipes to help them put a healthy-ish meal on the table at lightning speed – for those nights when you just don’t have time for lots of...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

New Mexico farmer, writer starts a global garlic war

DIXON, N.M. (AP) – Among the residents of Dixon, New Mexico, Stanley Crawford has long been known as a gentleman farmer and a thoughtful man of letters. He’s the author of such books as “A Garlic...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2019 | CATEGORY: Food

This pasta dish combines the best elements of a fall cheese plate into every bowl

Fruit adds something special to savory dishes: a generous dose of seasonality. We can get so many fruits year-round, but when they’re at their in-season peak, there’s nothing like, say, citrus to...

DATE: Nov. 3, 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

The skinny on intermittent fasting

It seems these days that everyone I chat with has questions about intermittent fasting. As simple as “just not eating” sounds, there is an art and science behind it. Abstaining from eating for...

DATE: Oct. 23, 2019 | COLUMN: Strength in Well-being

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

Cholesterol: The good, the bad and the ugly

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 102 million Americans have unhealthy cholesterol levels above 200 mg/dl. More than 35 million of these people have levels above 240...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | COLUMN: Healing Nutrition

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

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