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Modern-Day Artemis

By Rachel Turiel This idea blossomed much like many wayward marital brainchildren: my husband cajoled; I laughed and blew him off. The cajoling continued for...

The Seed Saver

photos by Michelle Ellis Inside Lance Swigart’s adobe home there’s a delicious aroma of drying stalks of grain, bushels of garlic, recently-harvested app...
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Making Meat

As a hunter, I’ve come a long way since those green days of my first elk kill in the Weminuche Wilderness of Southwest Colorado. That cow didn’t just fall ove...

Mr. Grumpy Pants

Come in, have a beer, have several beers, get a growler, get several growlers, get out.  – Ourayle House Customer Service Policy James Paul “Hutch” Hutchiso...
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The Things We Keep

Declaring that food is nourishment is like teasing out an essay’s “thesis statement” from 7th grade composition class just before passing out from boredom. What...
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DIY Pantry, Egg Nog

This recipe is as much for eggnog as it is for the very fact of winter. Not that winter needs a remedy, exactly, just some added cheer on an extremely regular...