Food Adventures
Monticello welcomes Ja-Roen Thai Sushi
Late one June afternoon, a gentleman from Moab named Sam made my acquaintance. He asked me about living in Monticello and the types of businesses that are in town. But most importantly, he asked ab...
Sep 10, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 217 217 recommendations | email to a friend
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Blue corn and juniper ash
There I was, scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed, attempting to find posts of interest, share a positive quote or two, the heart-toughing moment of an animal being rescued, and enjoy that post t...
Aug 27, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 656 656 recommendations | email to a friend
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The skinny on Cal Dean Black’s Custom Catering
Recently, retired San Juan County Sheriff Cal Dean Black found himself on the other side of the interrogation table and having his mug shot taken as well.
Jul 30, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 585 585 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sweet and sour acceptance
During the 1860s to 1890s, thousands of Chinese immigrants entered the United States. Landing in San Francisco, they made their way throughout the western states in search of work, focusing on mini...
Jul 23, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 320 320 recommendations | email to a friend
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Put the lime in the coconut
In 1972 (Wow, I was only 14 years old!), a song was featured regularly on the radio: “Coconut” by singer/songwriter Harry Nilsson.
Jun 18, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 1307 1307 recommendations | email to a friend
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Ode to the odiferous onion
“Memories of the meals we’ve made before. Misty, watering, burning eyes. While dicing onions from the store.”
Jan 29, 2019 | 0 0 comments | 561 561 recommendations | email to a friend
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A new holiday favorite
November, December, January... three months full of holidays that bulge the waistline and begin a new year of promises to get back into shape.
Nov 27, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 688 688 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Granary brings a local Speak-easy
The Granary is doing the Dukes proud, the Dukes of Hazzard, that is, referring to The Boar’s Nest, the local watering hole of Hazzard County and owned by the Dukes’ nemesis, Boss Hogg.
Sep 04, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 718 718 recommendations | email to a friend
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Feasts and fun at Doug’s Steak & BBQ
Knowing I was moving to the Southwest, my biggest anticipation was, “Yes! All the barbeque I could ever want!” But that was not to be.
Aug 28, 2018 | 0 0 comments | 741 741 recommendations | email to a friend
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Enjoying “Death by Chocolate”
The term “death by chocolate” is so often used for extremely chocolate desserts, it made me wonder though, can it truly happen?
Oct 03, 2017 | 0 0 comments | 1390 1390 recommendations | email to a friend
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