Category Archives: Food

It’s Time For Tamales!

By Marilyn Noble This is a repost of last year’s story about making tamales, but since it was one of our most popular posts, we thought it was worth running again. This year my mom was once again able to take … Continue reading

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For Your Holiday Celebration, Cast Iron Turducken

Cast Iron Turducken From the always-creative mind of Chef Ryan Clark comes this savory Southwestern cassoulet. Unlike the bird-in-a-bird-in-a-bird construction most people think of when they hear the word turducken, this savory dish layers flavors – turkey machaca made from … Continue reading

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Cook Your Turkey on the Grill

by Marilyn Noble Among the many reasons to be grateful for living in the Southwest is the fact that for many of us, Thanksgiving is warm and sunny and perfect for grilling. Cooking the turkey on the grill has many … Continue reading

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Halloween Fun in the Old Pueblo

Halloween can be fun for all ages, and this weekend there are plenty of reasons to don your favorite costume and get out and about. Whether it’s food and music, a slice of history, games for the kids, or a … Continue reading

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How One Author Publishes Cookbooks

Have you ever thought about publishing a cookbook? Maybe your friends and family rave about your cooking, or you just love spending time in the kitchen concocting new creations. Here’s how noted food writer and cookbook author Diana Henry does … Continue reading

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Dining at the Grand Dame: An Evening at Chez Panisse

by Marilyn Noble In the world of fine dining, restaurants come and go. Only a handful seem to stand the test of time and survive for more than a few years. Le Bernardin in New York, Canliss in Seattle, the … Continue reading

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Arizona Farmer + Chef Connection Coming to Tucson

The Arizona Farmer+Chef Connection brings together local food producers prepared to transact at a wholesale level and introduces them to wholesale food buyers at restaurants, hotels, etc. from across the state. Farmer+Chef is the state’s only event of its kind, … Continue reading

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The Peaches Are In!

By Marilyn Noble To me, there’s nothing better than a fresh, juicy peach. When you bite into it and the sweet juice dribbles down your chin, you know you’ve got a good one. I think the love affair started when … Continue reading

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Like to shoot food and culture? Here’s a contest for you!

by Marilyn Noble Are you a shutterbug who loves delicious and distinct foods? Want to get your image in front of the tens of thousands of people in the Slow Food USA network? Then help celebrate your local food treasures … Continue reading

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Hitting the West Fork Trail

I have heard about, read about, and seen gorgeous photos of the famous West Fork Trail of Oak Creek near Sedona, Arizona, for years. Roger Naylor writes about it in his book Boots and Burgers, agreeing that though it can … Continue reading

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