• Pumpkin Recipes for Halloween & Beyond

    Yesterday

    With all due respect to Starbucks et. al., aren’t we over pumpkin lattes by now? A favorite food writer and taste editor Alison Speigel from the Huffington Post, thinks so. And then she offers 39 great ways to get creative with pumpkin, and…

  • Casserole Recipes Worth Giving a Second Chance

    1 week 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 weeks 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 weeks 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,…

  • 10 Outstanding Texas Wines That Are A Good Value

    1 month ago.

    From the Dallas News comes this article which outlines the 10 most outstanding Texas wine values. Revving up for Texas Wine Month in October, the wine panel looked for outstanding Texas wines that are good values. We sampled a cross-section…

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

    1 month 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

    1 month 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

    1 month 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…

  • The 6 Beers You Should Always Have in Your Fridge for Killer Pairings

    2 months ago.

    Mike Reis,  a Writer for Seriouseats.com and a Certified Cicerone (look it up!) working as Minister of Education for California-based distributor Lime Ventures, is more than happy to share, "the best beers to keep in your fridge for whatever meal you're…

  • Telluride Mushroom Fest #33: Fun with Food & Forays

    2 months ago.

    The Telluride Mushroom offers multiple food adventures for all tastes and wallets and about five forays per day leaving at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Check the website for details. The Telluride Mushroom Festival, Friday, August 15  – Tuesday,…

  • How to Make Fresh Spring Rolls at Home

    2 months ago.

    Here are step-by-step instructions for making delicious, fresh spring rolls from Contributing Writer & Editor of Food52, Lindsey-Jean Hard: It’s easy to buy pre-made fresh spring rolls from your favorite takeout joint or highfalutin grocery store. Yes, it’s a fast meal…

  • Stone Soup: How the Paleolithic Lifestyle Got Trendy

    3 months ago.

    Here are several excerpts from an article by Elizabeth Kolbert, a long time staff writer at the New Yorker, about her and her family's experience on a Paleo diet. The first day I put my family on a Paleolithic diet,…

  • These Fruits Were Made for Grilling

    3 months ago.

      Martha Rose Shulman, an American cookbook author, cooking teacher and food columnist for The New York Times offers up her experience and recipes for grilling fruit. On the Fourth of July, before the meat and fish hit the grill,…

  • 40 Beers to Put on Your Bucket List

    3 months ago.

    Maggie Hoffman, the Founder and Senior Editor at Serious Eats and an admitted beer fanatic, has compiled a list of 40 beers to put on your bucket list. When it comes to beer, we all have our go-to bottles. But…

  • Throwing a 4th of July Bash? Here Are 7 Summer Sides That Will Make Everyone Happy

    4 months ago.

    Throwing a 4th of July bash?  Here are several excerpts from an article in the Food Network's Healthy Eats Blog by Abigail Libers who notes: "You’ll likely be faced with a barrage of requests from friends who are gluten-free, dairy-free,…

  • USA vs. Belgium: If The World Cup Was About Beer

    4 months ago.

    "Tuesday afternoon's match between the U.S. and Belgium will pit two countries with burgeoning beer scenes — and a shared love of fries." Bill Chappell, an NPR blogger and producer, explores how USA craft beer ranks against the beer made…