• Telluride Wine Festival: Max McCalman, Say Cheese!

    1 week ago.

    Say cheese! And if you are clued in, your next words would be “Max McCalman.” The man is a Really Big Cheese in the international world of Food & Beverages. In fact, McCalman and cheese go together like, well, wine…

  • Telluride Wine Fest #34: Overview

    2 weeks ago.

    “Wine is the only thing that makes us happy as adults for no reason,” cartoonist Saul Steinberg In vino, some split decisions about the veritas? Used to be if you knew wines you knew about the turf issue. The grape…

  • Olive Oil: Good or Bad for You?

    4 weeks ago.

    In our kitchen, olive oil (rather than butter or other oils) is the go-to for cooking. But have we been making the right choice? And if we have, are all olive oils created equal? Which ones are best for cooking? For…

  • Earth Matters: Trans-Pacific Partnership & U.S. Food Safety

    4 weeks ago.

    Contributor Bill Mason returns after an extended absence with his column about issues that impact the health of the Big Blue Marble we live on. Below Earth Matters asks: What’s the beef with the Trans-Pacific Partnership and U.S. food safety? Standing…

  • Healthiest Foods You May Not Be Eating - Yet

    3 months ago.

    Writing for Details, Lisa Silva put together a short list of “The 7 Healthiest Foods You Aren’t Eating (Yet)." Let's rethink your grocery list. Sure, you gulp bone broth by the gallon and eat kale like there's no tomorrow—but the…

  • In Praise of Siam Telluride

    3 months ago.

    Writing for Denver’s 5280, Megan Barber discovered Asian treats in a number of ski resorts, but her praise for Siam Telluride was lavish calling it "one of the best Asian fusion and Thai spots in the state." You go Jeff and…

  • A Diet to Cut Alzheimer's Risk

    3 months ago.

    “Still Alice” just played at The Nugget. But even you if missed the movie, its premise was grist for the media mill: Julianne Moore is Alice Howland, a linguistics professor at Columbia diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s, having inherited the life-changing disease from…

  • Reasons Why Telluride Is A Secret Foodie Hot Spot

    3 months ago.

    One journalist on a junket to Telluride was as snowed by the colorful stuff on her plate as she was by the white stuff on our mountain. This blog by Jennifer Kester of ForbesLife offers “10 Reasons Why Telluride Is A Secret…

  • RE:treat, Off the Cuff: Vegan Chocolate Pudding

    4 months ago.

    Every now and then, I see a vegan recipe that inspires and gets me thinking I could live a vegan lifestyle. I love the notion of veganism: no animal welfare issues or red meat health hazards. It’s all about plant-based living…

  • SMRC: As Good As the People Who Run It; How the Fling Helps

    5 months ago.

    Double your giving! A local family foundation has gratiously challenged the nonprofit with a $20,000 match for the 2015 Chocolate Lover’s Fling. Scroll to bottom of post for links to donate and make an even bigger difference. Can you picture the face…

  • How Much Do We Eat on Superbowl Sunday?

    5 months 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

    5 months 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…

  • Mediterranean Diet: Why It Makes Sense

    6 months 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…

  • RE:Treat, Off the Cuff: Healthy Ski Snacks

    6 months ago.

    Chicago native Lucy Perutz grew up skiing in Telluride with her parents on family ski vacations. Having very quickly realized she was way more Telluride than Second City, after graduating college in Vermont two years ago, Lucy decided to make our box canyon her permanent…

  • Cinnamon: Is It the New Tumeric?

    6 months 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

    7 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:…