• Selecting the Right Wine for Thanksgiving

    2 months ago.

    Finding the perfect wines to complement a dinner whose dishes range from sweet to buttery to salty to spicy can add a whole new layer of stress to an already high-stakes meal. But selecting wines for this multi-flavored dinner doesn't…

  • What to Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers

    2 months ago.

    One of my favorite things about Thanksgiving is actually the day afterwards. That's when I can dig into leftovers and eat turkey sandwiches to my heart's delight. But even I can tire of turkey after a few days. For those…

  • You Are What You Eat: Why Diet Matters To Our Brains

    5 months ago.

    Telluride local Dr. Alan Safdi has been singing this song for years at the various workshops and conferences he gives in town. Now Mylea Carvat, Ph.D. weighs in on the subject in an article curated on linkedin.com: You Are What…

  • 37th Annual Telluride Mushroom Festival 2017: Overview

    5 months ago.

    The 37th annual Telluride Mushroom Festival takes place Thursday, August 17 – Sunday, August 20. The full schedule is here. Migrate around the site to find info on presenters, venues, book-signings etc. Or simply filter by topic or venue. Tickets/passes here.  Scroll down…

  • The Fling & "9 Reasons You Should Eat Dark Chocolate Every Single Day"

    11 months ago.

    Rest assured, Telluride's San Miguel Resource Center did not plant this story. In actual fact Julie R. Thomson, Senior Editor, Taste – you can’t make this stuff up – of the Huffington Post wrote the blog on February 1, just 10 days before the 22nd annual Chocolate Lover’s Fling.…

  • Lessons Aspen Can Learn from Telluride

    11 months ago.

    Our little mountain haven, heaven to many, is getting a whole lot of love from the main stream media these days. First Forbes, then Vogue, now Architectural Digest. Michael Goldberg, one-half of the new partnership that now owns the Telluride…

  • Telluride Foundation: Launching Local Food Initiative

    12 months ago.

    Due to the increased interest in a local food economy and the need to improve access for low income residents to healthy food, the Telluride Foundation is launching a new Local Food Initiative targeting the San Miguel watershed communities of Norwood, Naturita,…

  • To Your Health: Simple Sugars, Not Sweet

    1 year ago.

    Dr. Alan Safdi was one of the most popular speakers at the Telluride First Foundation’s inaugural Integrative Wellness Summit . He is scheduled to speak again at the 2nd annual conference, which takes place September 9 - 11 and also features Deepak Chopra (streaming live); Dr. David Agus; Chris Crowley and Bill…

  • Ah Haa: Kenyan Chef Safari Ngumbao

    1 year ago.

    Kenya, a country twice the size of Nevada, is located in East Africa near the Equator. Its regions are varied and range from year-round snow in the Kenya and Kilimanjaro Mountains to warm, tropical beaches and deserts, but most of the land…

  • Telluride Wine Fest: McCalman Returns, Say Cheese!

    1 year ago.

    Tickets for the Telluride Wine Festival here, including Max McCalman’s seminars. On opening day of the Telluride Wine Festival, Thursday, June 23, one of the banner events on the robust schedule is the Patron Dinner + Movie, “King Georges,” (6:30 -…

  • Telluride Wine Fest: Somm Of It All, Christopher Sawyer

    1 year ago.

    Tickets to the 2016 Telluride Wine Festival here. Please scroll down towards the bottom of the story to watch a video interview with this year's Telluride Wine Director and somm to the stars, Christopher Sawyer. In vino, some split decisions about…

  • Telluride Wine Fest: Dinner & Movie Honors Guest Chef "King Georges"

    1 year ago.

    A Telluride Wine Fest gourmet dinner prepared by world-famous chef Georges Perrier plus a movie about the man (“King Georges”) takes place Thursday, June 23, 6:30- 9 p.m., Telluride Conference Center, Mountain Village. For tickets. go here or call 800-656-0713. "Nobody who is a chef is…

  • Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery: Big Changes

    1 year ago.

    Wrights Mesa’s Indian Ridge Farm & Bakery is coming alive this spring, albeit with some major changes in its operations.  For the past 15 years, the farm’s one and one-half acre organic garden fed as many as 65 regional households…

  • Madeline Hotel & Residences: Reflecting on a Culinary Adventure

    1 year ago.

    Not sure what uni is? You are not alone. But then you are also not a foodie in the know. “Uni” is the Japanese word for sea urchin – or more specifically, sea urchin’s gonads. Once relegated to sushi bars…

  • To Your Health: Bringing Home the Bacon – Or Not

    2 years ago.

    So what’s up with the scary headlines about bacon? Should eggs AND bacon become a thing of the past to protect your health? Let's try to put all the noise in context. In October, 2015, 22 scientists from 10 countries met at the…

  • To Turkey Or Not to Turkey, That Is the Question

    2 years ago.

    What was on the menu of the very first Thanksgiving dinner? And what will you serve? The first question is easily answered by Megan Gambino of Smithsonian.com. The second, well, we offer a few choices for traditional from The Cooking Channel,…