Food

Warm temps prompt emergency ordinance for bear-strewn trash

Heftier fines for bear-strewn trash are making a come back, as warmer temperatures persist. The Durango City Council unanimously approved an emergency ordinance Monday eliminating warnings for...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cooking, baking at high altitude are part science, part art

Holidays are fast approaching, and we tend to spend more time baking, entertaining and making special treats and candy for gatherings. I’m starting to get more questions about tough dinner rolls,...

DATE: Nov. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

New Indian restaurant opens on Cortez Main Street

An Indian restaurant has opened on Main Street in Cortez. Mirch Masala held its grand opening on Nov. 10, after moving into the space formerly occupied by Nero’s Italian Restaurant. The manager,...

DATE: Nov. 17, 2017 | UPDATED: 4 days 4 hours ago | CATEGORY: LIFESTYLE02

Montezuma County winners at the Colorado State Fair

Horseless Horse Anna Jensen, State Qualifier Vet Science Lilly Figueroa, 10th Leathercraft Cael Schmittel, Class Reserve Champion Photography Norah West, 6th Lauren Butler, 6th Jessalyn...

DATE: Oct. 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rendezvous Doughnuts on east 5th offers handmade treats

Brown butter vanilla bean and sea-salted caramel with house-cured bacon are some of the unique flavors at Rendezvous Doughnuts. “What I want to do is raise Durango’s palate for high-quality...

DATE: Oct. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Food hub sets its sights on Southwest Colorado

More locally harvested produce could make it onto plates across La Plata County next fall through a new food hub. The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently granted the Durango Regional Food...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Rohwer’s Farm offers peppers for every palate

Pepper heads looking to add heat to their dishes as cold weather sets in can find a wide variety of peppers at Rohwer’s Farm stand at the Durango Farmers Market. Heidi Rohwer planted 50 varieties...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living

Venison sandwiches coming to Arby’s in Cortez Limited-edition elk sandwich test-marketed in Colorado

Arby’s, the fast-food chain made for meat lovers, plans to release venison sandwiches nationwide, and elk sandwiches in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana. The venison sandwich will be available...

DATE: Oct. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sweet Taste of Dolores runs Saturday evening

Get together with your neighbors for some cake and pie at the inaugural Sweet Taste of Dolores on Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Flanders Park. Fourteen vendors will sell baked goods,...

DATE: Sept. 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Animas Grange talk to cover role of pollinators in gardens

Mint, oregano, chive and parsley are a few herbs chefs use to stimulate taste buds at mealtime. These herbs, commonly found in backyard gardens and windowsill pots, do more than enhance our meals –...

DATE: July 13, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Dolores youths learn how to make sushi

Ever wonder how they make sushi rolls? Fifteen youths at the Dolores Public Library got to learn how Tuesday during a tutorial by Brandon Shubert, owner and chef of Stonefish Sushi and More in...

DATE: July 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

Cast-iron cooking a timeless method as old as the West

There are very few things as appealing and timeless as cooking with cast iron. With its heritage dating to the establishment of the first foundries in the late 1800s, cast iron evokes something of...

DATE: July 6, 2017 | CATEGORY: Living