• How Much Do We Eat on Superbowl Sunday?

    17 hours ago.

    Super Bowl Sunday is all about consumption: we eat up Clydesdales and cuddly pups; gyrating half-time babes; oh yes, the machinations of two outstanding teams, the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots in a balls out (fully inflated) effort to win XLIX – and lots…

  • Great Recipes to Jumpstart your Day

    4 days ago.

    If you are reading this post in the morning, a cuppa and doughnut at your fingertips, you may want to check out this blog by Cole Mellino that appeared in EcoWatch. We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal…

  • Lemons, Why Add to Your Water

    3 weeks ago.

    Know the expression “making lemonade from lemons?” But what if lemons are great as is? Check out the reasons why in this blog by Anastasia Pantsios posted in EcoWatch. Lemon water looks so clean and healthy, so fresh and bright. It’s…

  • Mediterranean Diet: Why It Makes Sense

    3 weeks ago.

    We know all about it. Just shy of the stroke of midnight you added “dieting” to your list of New Year’s resolutions – before dashing to the 'frig for just one more bite of Brie or piece of chocolate. But if you are serious about…

  • Cinnamon: Is It the New Tumeric?

    1 month ago.

    Miracle food, including spices like tumeric. Claims abound. Some even verified. Found this compelling story in Eco Watch about cinnamon, coveted for its flavor yes - and also for  its many medical benies. Cinnamon is a highly delicious spice. It has been…

  • The Day After: Thanksgiving Leftovers Recycled

    2 months ago.

    The party’s over. But the leftovers from the banquet, which some argue are better than the main event, demand your attention. You could make soup, anything from turkey noodle to, why not?, turkey gumbo. You could also make epic sandwiches:…

  • Thanksgiving: 21 Genius Recipes

    2 months ago.

    Every week --  often with your help  -- Food52's Executive Editor  Kristen Miglore  is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius. Today: Add some genius to your Thanksgiving table. It's not too late to give this year's Thanksgiving menu…

  • Re:treat!: Homemade Almond Milk

    2 months ago.

     RE:treat! offers yoga-inspired lifestyle adventures in the mountains of Telluride, Colorado and beyond. The philosophy is simple: a yoga vacation should be satisfying at all levels. Attendees should never be starved for food or fun. Throw a bit of lux into the mix and…

  • Casserole Recipes Worth Giving a Second Chance

    3 months ago.

    Leaves are falling with the temperatures. Winter is around the corner. And winter means comfort food: meat loaf, chile, roasts, mac and cheese – and casseroles. Casseroles? Really? Aren’t they so 1950s? According to this article by Alison Speigel in HuffPost…

  • Becoming Local: The Telluride Difference

    4 months ago.

    When I ride the Gondola into town, it’s only a matter of time before I’m identified as a “local." Usually, it happens by the second tower. Then, the inevitable two questions follow. “You live here? Do you know how lucky…

  • Tummy Troubles? Ayurveda Says to Stop Mixing These Foods

    4 months ago.

    In an article in elephant journal, Julie Bernier, a hatha yoga teacher and Ayurveda Wellness Educator, questions the choices many make in combining various foods together and wonders if that has led to health food stores carrying  so many types of antacids, antidiarrheals,…

  • ​Drink Boxed Wine

    4 months ago.

    Brian Barrett, Editor in Chief, at Gizmondo offers up 8 very compelling reasons why, if you’re not already, you should be drinking boxed wine. Any possible objection you have to boxed wine is wrong, and I am here to tell you…

  • Don't Blame Big Food For Our Health Problems, Just Stop Buying Crap

    4 months ago.

    Dr. Will Clower, an award-winning author, argues in this article in MindBodyGreen, that we shouldn't blame big food for our health problems, we need to just stop buying crap. The obesity epidemic is so profound that over 65% of Americans now range…

  • The Ten Best Delis in North America

    4 months ago.

    Telluride has a great dining scene... but I do wish we had a traditional Jewish deli.  There's nothing like it.  ShalomLife has put together their list of the top ten delis around North America. When you’re hungry and have a craving…

  • Use the Oven to Make the Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted

    4 months ago.

    Here's a recipe from J. Kenji López-Alt, the Managing Culinary Director of Serious Eats, that your absolutely going to want to have so you can make "The Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted." Great ingredients and a long…

  • Summer Sunday: Sutcliffe Vineyards

    5 months ago.

    It’s not always easy to keep house guests happy in Telluride. Especially when they’ve been to our box canyon over a dozen times and are finding Bear Creek a little predictable. Which is why Andy and I decided to do…