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Andra Spencer, left, and John Spencer, show a recent harvest of fruit from their Washougal Get To-Gather retail farm stand on Sept. 2.
Savory Swiss Pie has 2 cups of Swiss cheese plus plenty of zucchini and yellow squash.

Swiss Pie is swell, perfect dish for late-summer meals

Savory Swiss Pie has 2 cups of Swiss cheese plus plenty of zucchini and yellow squash.

September 15, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

If there’s a savory pie that cries out to be made in September, when the garden is practically catapulting forth zucchini and squash at a rate of one per hour, it’s Swiss Pie. It calls for zucchini or squash or a mixture of the two, as well as onions and… Read story

The pink-tinged blossoms of white clover are delicately sweet and can be added to baked goods.

Horticulturist says don’t be afraid to eat weeds; here’s 5 to try in the Northwest

The pink-tinged blossoms of white clover are delicately sweet and can be added to baked goods.

September 14, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

When you see dandelions or clover in your yard, instead of getting out the shovel or spade, maybe you should reach for the mixing bowl. Read story

Clark County Arts Commission seeks Battle Ground board member

September 10, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

The Clark County Arts Commission is seeking a Battle Ground-area representative to serve on its board, replacing LaRae Zawodny who has represented Battle Ground since 2016. Read story

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Use any kind of nuts you like to top Toffee Cookies, just a sprinkling or a whole lot. The crispy cookies are delicious with milk.

Family recipe for toffee cookies eloquent reminder of past

Use any kind of nuts you like to top Toffee Cookies, just a sprinkling or a whole lot. The crispy cookies are delicious with milk.

September 8, 2021, 6:07am Clark County Life

Sometimes you just need cookies. Sometimes you also need ice cream or pudding or cupcakes or tacos or spicy chicken wings or barbecued ribs or pad Thai or pho or chicken tikka masala or an extra-thick strawberry milkshake. Today, though, it’s cookies I want, and that makes me think of… Read story

Therese Livella sells bundles of 30 Fuzzy Wizettes in tin holders at local farmers markets and online at tamingwindigo.com.

La Center woman’s reusable toilet paper on a roll

Therese Livella sells bundles of 30 Fuzzy Wizettes in tin holders at local farmers markets and online at tamingwindigo.com.

September 7, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Toilet paper is a very recent invention, in terms of human history. Toilet paper in the modern sense has only been around since 1857, when New Yorker Joseph Gayetty sold “medicated paper” for use in the water closet. Before that, options for keeping clean included sponges attached to sticks, moss,… Read story

New map shows locations of Vancouver’s public art

September 4, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

Next time you’re looking for an artful outdoor activity, visit www.cityofvancouver.us/ArtsMap and download one of Vancouver’s Arts and Activity Maps. Read story

A Go-Go Guava Gose at 54-40 Brewing Company.
Hot buttered toast is merely a sophisticated jam delivery system.

Forgiving freezer jam offers second chances, preserves all of summer’s sweetness

Hot buttered toast is merely a sophisticated jam delivery system.

September 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Jam-making was treated with utmost seriousness in my family. My grandmother grew up at least partly in an era without refrigeration, so preserving the summer’s bounty to consume in the winter was a matter not just of pleasure but also of necessity. Read story