Americans are 'fattest in history'

A Florida Atlantic University researcher is calling the United States the fattest society in the world.After taking part in a worldwide study that spanned an estimated 40 years, Dr. Charles...

DATE: April 1, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Loco for cocoa

Chocolate contains more than 300 known chemicals, and scientists have been studying how they stimulate the brain's pleasure centers.  One theory is that the caffeine in chocolate mimics...

DATE: Feb. 25, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Yucky and Yummy

Six small children stare as their cooking teacher, Yucky Salad, enters the room. She wears an apron, poofy chef's hat and dark sunglasses, and speaks with a silly Brooklyn accent."What's your...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Culinary Infotainment

A new school in Durango instructs people in the art of cooking, including how to incorporate amphibious creatures into a stew.Todd Escudier, executive chef at Rylee Mac's Market & Cooking School,...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food


What goes around comes around, this time as a fruity beer.The folks at Carver Brewing Co. and the Bootleggers Society have bottled and kegged the cider pressed at the Homegrown Festival, the...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

Gumbo jumble: Play with ingredients

Todd Escudier, Rylee Mac's executive chef, demonstrated three dishes for the "Stews & Gumbos" class Thursday night: Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Crawfish Stew and Seafood (Swamp) Gumbo.The latter had a...

DATE: Feb. 11, 2009 | CATEGORY: Food

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