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Beef stroganoff a hearty segue into fall

September 22, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

I was fortunate that beef stroganoff was on my mother’s regular rotation of weeknight dinners. It checked all the Points of Deliciousness on my personal deliciousness checklist: It had bite-sized… Read story

Casserole is Tex-Mex made easy

September 22, 2021, 6:04am Food

Tex-Mex is a favorite in my household and so are dishes that can be made and served in one pan. This easy and filling recipe for tamale casserole fits the… Read story

The Brewing Bridges Collaboration Festival runs from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver.

Great pairings on tap at Brewing Bridges festival

The Brewing Bridges Collaboration Festival runs from 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver.

September 24, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

Southwest Washington brewers struggled with COVID-19 regulations, staffing shortages and supply-chain problems for the last couple of years. The cruel wrath of the pandemic has subdued this typically jovial group that enjoys get-togethers. Read story

Italian prune plums are the start of this tart built on a lemon shortbread crust.

Plum tart delightful at any time

Italian prune plums are the start of this tart built on a lemon shortbread crust.

September 22, 2021, 6:05am Food

I’m a happy camper this time of year, and no, not because kids are going back to school. Read story

Easy-to-prepare molasses crinkles the ultimate lunch box cookie

September 22, 2021, 6:02am Food

These impressive, easy-to-make molasses crinkles are a perfect back-to-school treat. Read story

Stuff chicken tenders for extra flavor

September 22, 2021, 6:01am Food

You don’t need a fryer or air fryer for these crispy, fried chicken tenders. They bake in minutes in your oven. The secret is to place them on a roasting rack over a baking tray so air circulates around all sides. Read story

A new food cart pod called Carts by the Park is being created in downtown Ridgefield.

Carts by the Park food-truck site buoys Ridgefield restaurant scene

A new food cart pod called Carts by the Park is being created in downtown Ridgefield.

September 18, 2021, 6:03am Business

RIDGEFIELD — Carts by the Park recently opened in downtown Ridgefield, bringing expanded eating options to the community at 219 Pioneer St., across from City Hall. Read story

Catch up on the news.

Morning Press: Benton lawsuit; The Sedgwick; COVID deaths; Det. Brown killing; Swiss Pie

Catch up on the news.

September 18, 2021, 6:02am Business

Here are some of the stories that were most popular this week with Columbian readers. Read story

In World War II, some soldiers used Spam to lubricate their guns or waterproof their boots.

More weird facts about your food

In World War II, some soldiers used Spam to lubricate their guns or waterproof their boots.

September 17, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

Last week, I wrote about some fun, weird facts gleaned from Matt Siegel’s new book, “The Secret History of Food.” Read story

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Clark County food experts say: Think outside the lunch box

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September 17, 2021, 6:01am Business

Let’s admit it: The pandemic made us forget how to pack a lunch. Now that school and work are in person, we’re digging for container tops and trying to figure out what to put in all those little plastic boxes. Read story