Food Adventures of a Comfort Cook

FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour A funeral is a time of sorrow, the passing of a family member, friend, neighbor that grips the mind and heart with deep sadness. Usually the reasoning is that this person is missed; no longer can he/she be involved in the lives of the yet living. However...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour April Fools – Not! Cottonwood Steakhouse reopened its doors on April 1 and began their 21st season in Bluff. Owners Rick Reeb and Diane Davidson, along with their amazing staff, had a rush filled week to make sure all was perfect for opening night. Let...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour The visual piles of dried corn, pinon nuts and beans flowing through outstretched fingers lead my mind to these words, “Like sands through the hourglass, so are the Days of Our Lives.” While this long running soap opera has not much to do with life in our...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour A new food stand has recently opened down in Bluff, UT across Main Street from Bluff Fort. Helgerson’s Red Rock Chicken is owned by Steve and Tonya, who only just moved to San Juan County in August, 2015. Why San Juan County? As Tonya tells it, it was...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour Now I happen to be a fan of recipes originating from the United Kingdom, and I am generally referring to England, Ireland, Wales and Scotland (some areas that the Utah pioneers were from); not all the other countries that were invaded and/or annexed while...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour Nectar and Ambrosia, the drink and food of the Gods; the Ancient Greek Pantheon that is. Sitting upon celestial thrones high upon Mount Olympus, these gods and goddesses played the humans upon the Earth as pieces on a giant chessboard. My interest in...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour If you are a resident of, or frequent visitor to, Utah, something you will experience at meals are dessert salads. What exactly are dessert salads? Side dishes made with Jell-O (gelatin and/or pudding), whipped toppings, fruits, vegetables, mayonnaise,...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour Admittedly, I am a pizza snob; born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, in an Italian neighborhood, I know great pizza . . . not good, great. I enjoy Chicago style every now and then, but New York pizza is the ultimate for real pizza lovers. Imagine the culture...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour On December 3, 2015, Canyon Country Discovery Center opened its doors to welcome all to a first time look see at this new learning facility. While the grand opening will not occur until March 2016, curiosity brought in folks from all over San Juan County...
FOOD ADVENTURESby Mary Cokenour In 1997, Amer and Cindy Tumeh invested in property, just outside of Bluff, to open up hospitality cabins. Within two years, the Desert Inn and Cabins was created and has only continued to flourish, but something was missing. In 2015, that something...

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