Food

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Cattle market recovers slightly from drop in prices

Despite battles with drought, weeds, grasshoppers and unpredictable market cycles, Wayne and Melody Semler aren’t planning on retirement. “When you are in a business like this, I don’t think you...

DATE: April 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Spring asparagus deserves this simple sauce

A Greek avgolemono sauce is a reminder of the simple wonder of cooking. Whenever I whip one up, I feel like I am making magic. By applying an easy technique to a few everyday ingredients – egg...

DATE: April 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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The recipe that might convince you to make Indian food at home

Are you up for some kitchen therapy? You’re in – if you like Indian food, but don’t cook that much of it at home, either because it calls for ingredients you don’t have or ones you don’t think...

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Har Shalom’s Seder symbolizes Jewish faith, concepts

“They tried to kill us, we survived, let’s eat.” That, in a nutshell, is the premise of Passover, according to Sam Bridgham, the board vice-president of Durango’s lone synagogue, Har Shalom. And...

DATE: April 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Have you ever stopped to consider your food?

“The first time I tried mindful eating, I was amazed at the explosions of taste in my mouth!” said Maureen Fallon-Cyr, a Durango-based psychotherapist. “Over the years, I have come to relish the...

DATE: April 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Homegrown Food Retreat returns to discuss indigenous, local foods

For its ninth consecutive year, Growing Partners of Southwest Colorado’s Homegrown Food Retreat is gearing up to discuss the needs and concerns of Southwest Colorado’s local food world. This year’s...

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Durango Coffee Co. expanding

The Durango Coffee Co. will have a lot more room for customers and entertainment, after moving the retail side of the business two doors down. “We really want to focus on community. ... What...

DATE: March 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Chef Profile: Sean Clark came for the art, stayed for the food

Sean Clark, Executive Chef for Peak Brewing LLC, the parent company that runs both Steamworks Brewing Co. and El Moro, has been a Durango staple since his college days. A native of the Western...

DATE: March 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food

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Cake shop opens inside Fifth Street Eatery

Decadent cupcakes are now tempting those planning to indulge in Fifth Street Eatery’s Southern dishes. After closing for three days at the end of January, the restaurant has reopened with fresh...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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La Plata County hydroponic farm harvesting greens year round

In a shipping container surrounded by snow, Wendy Wyatt is growing lettuce, arugula, kale and other greens. Suspended from the ceiling in hollow fiberglass fencing, her 4,000 plants are kept in a...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

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Report: La Plata County food stamp enrollment stagnant

The percentage of eligible individuals receiving food assistance in La Plata County remained stagnant from 2015 to 2016, though some neighboring counties made strides, according to a new report. ...

DATE: Feb. 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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New Stonefish chef makes a splash in Cortez

Stonefish Sushi and More has a new chef who brings a pile of fresh fish skills to the table. Chad Ross moved to the Cortez area from Salt Lake City about a year ago, and soon became a regular...

DATE: Feb. 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Food