• Summer Sunday: Sutcliffe Vineyards

    1 week 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…

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

    1 week 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

    3 weeks 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

    3 weeks 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…

  • Allred’s Recognized by Wine Spectator Magazine

    1 month ago.

    Local restaurant is recipient of 2014 “Best of Award of Excellence” Time to raise a glass to Allred’s restaurants  for their recent recognition from Wine Spectator magazine for a 2014 Best of Award of Excellence honor. A 10-year winner of the Award…

  • These Fruits Were Made for Grilling

    1 month 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

    1 month 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

    2 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,…

  • 10 Absinthes You Should Be Drinking

    2 months ago.

    Emma Janzen, a freelance drinks writer and photographer, discovers and reviews her 10 favorite absinthes in this post in the Serious Eats website. Which absinthe should you buy? It depends if you want traditional or new wave... Absinthe is one…

  • Want to drink like a founding father? Pour some cider, Madeira, whiskey and more

    2 months ago.

    It's Wine Festival week here in Telluride, so why not as Michelle Locke, an Associated Press writer puts it, pour some cider, Madeira, whiskey and wine and drink like our founding fathers. You know George Washington and John Hancock as…

  • 7 Sexy Wine Facts That Will Make Your Date Fall for You

    2 months ago.

    This is Wine Festival Week here in Telluride, so why not some sexy wine facts from The Daily Meal... Uncorked and shared between two potential lovers, wine — particularly red wine, the color of love — is a very sexy drink.…

  • The Food Safety Movement Grows Tall

    2 months ago.

    Here are several excerpts from a blog post by consumer advocate, lawyer and author Ralph Nader about the growth of the food safety movement. Let us celebrate today the latest initiatives of our nation's growing food safety movement. Across the…

  • Telluride Wine Festival: Miller & More

    2 months ago.

    Any self-respecting poet of pinot can rattle off a list of reasons why grape is good. For starters, wine complements and enhances the taste of food. “I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food,” W.C. Fields.…

  • 6 DIY Versions of Store-Bought Snacks

    2 months ago.

    Here's some healthy Do It Yourself (DIY) food snacks from Foodlets.com*: Having kids means having snacks on hand. Try these can’t-miss recipes for homemade versions of supermarket favorites like granola bars, graham crackers, cereal bars and cheddar cheese crackers. They’re…

  • Grilled Thai Spice Chicken Sliders

    2 months ago.

    Here's something scrumptious from Telluride Local, Marla Meridith, the creator, editor, food stylist, photographer and go-to gal for Family Fresh Cooking. These Thai Spice Chicken Sliders were polished off in minutes. OK, maybe seconds. Looking for an amazing Father’s Day or July 4th recipe for…

  • Being Happy With Sugar

    2 months ago.

    James Hamblin, MD and Senior Editor at The Atlantic, debunks the popular media claims that sugar is toxic and discusses what to make of the intense disagreement about the recommendations to replace table sugar with high-fructose corn syrup with "natural"…