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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

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

George Washington’s 1795 Thanksgiving celebrated liberty

On the third Thursday of February 1795, President George Washington proclaimed a day of national thanksgiving to thank God “for the Constitutions of Government which unite and by their union...

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

After being laid off during COVID-19, Dave Cuntz finds a home at The Roost

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it hit Durango’s restaurant industry hard. One of the casualties was Dave Cuntz, who was laid off from his position as executive chef at Carver Brewing Co. Fans of...

DATE: Nov. 17, 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

Don’t order out. Dive into Jamie Oliver’s new cookbook

NEW YORK – Jamie Oliver knows one of the biggest obstacles home cooks face isn’t the drudgery of shopping, the chore of chopping or the mess of washing up. It’s delivery apps. What he calls the...

DATE: Nov. 10, 2020 | CATEGORY: Food

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

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