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Food

The slow road: Although a breeze to assemble, slow cooker dessert only a partial success

February 28, 2024, 6:00am Clark County Life

I’ve always wanted to try a slow cooker cobbler, an assemble-it-and-walk-away dessert that bypasses the fuss of pans and ovens. However, I’m not convinced that it’s the best way to… Read story

Rise to the occasion: Learn ancient artisan craft of making sourdough bread at Pull Caffe in Yacolt

February 23, 2024, 6:05am Business

Making a great loaf of sourdough bread isn’t quick and it isn’t easy. But if you’re willing to drive to Yacolt on a Saturday morning and spend the day, Todd… Read story

AMcDonald&rsquo;s Big Mac, double hamburger and french fries are seen on a tray on April 30, 2018 in Miami, Fla.

Price of burgers drives concerns

AMcDonald&rsquo;s Big Mac, double hamburger and french fries are seen on a tray on April 30, 2018 in Miami, Fla.

February 29, 2024, 6:56am Food

The first meal I had as an American citizen was a Big Mac. This was in September 2013, and it cost less than $5 at a McDonald’s near the downtown Manhattan courthouse where the naturalization ceremony had taken place. Read story

Spatchcocking secret to perfect roasted chicken

February 28, 2024, 6:09am Food

Everyone loves a good roast chicken, but whole birds can be tricky to cook. The breast meat is best at 150 degrees, and tends to dry out after that. However, that’s before the dark meat has reached the perfect juicy 170 degrees. I’ve tried to remedy this by flipping the… Read story

Walnut and Mushroom Ragout.

Walnuts give pasta dish a tasty crunch

Walnut and Mushroom Ragout.

February 28, 2024, 6:08am Food

Here’s a quick, colorful and filling veggie dinner. It’s made with walnuts that are toasted in the skillet before the other ingredients are added giving a little crunch while the mushrooms add an earthy flavor and meaty texture. Read story

Roasting peppers this time of year, after they&rsquo;ve made the long journey from California or Mexico, helps to perk them back up.

Roasting perks up mini-peppers

Roasting peppers this time of year, after they&rsquo;ve made the long journey from California or Mexico, helps to perk them back up.

February 28, 2024, 6:07am Food

Whether it’s the Super Bowl or the Oscars, a watch party calls for finger food, a food that’s easy to serve, easy to eat and easy on the cook. Read story

Millet is high in protein, fiber and antioxidants as well as vitamin B, calcium, iron, potassium and zinc.

Serve millet polenta as a side, or base for main dish

Millet is high in protein, fiber and antioxidants as well as vitamin B, calcium, iron, potassium and zinc.

February 28, 2024, 6:06am Food

Millet, though tiny, is a powerhouse. Slightly sweet and a bit nutty, it’s loaded with nutrients. Millet is high in protein, fiber and antioxidants as well as vitamin B, calcium, iron, potassium and zinc. Plus, it’s gluten-free. Read story

Vegetable creole.

Creole flavors enhance veggie dinner

Vegetable creole.

February 28, 2024, 6:01am Food

I used the vibrant flavors of Creole cooking to create this easy vegetarian dinner. Louisiana creole cooking is a fusion of Spanish, French and African cuisines. Onions, celery, green bell pepper, tomatoes and hot pepper seasoning are the basic ingredients. Read story

Spiced beef and potato eggah, topped with scallions.

Spices make Egyptian omelet dinner-worthy

Spiced beef and potato eggah, topped with scallions.

February 28, 2024, 5:59am Food

Omelets often are served at breakfast or brunch in the U.S., but in plenty of cuisines the dinner table is fair game, too. Which also means you’re not limited to American-style omelets, which can be overly cheesy, greasy and salty. Read story

Use porcini mushrooms for Creamy Roasted Mushroom Soup.

Tips to take a recipe from good to great

Use porcini mushrooms for Creamy Roasted Mushroom Soup.

February 28, 2024, 5:58am Food

Imagine working hard on a dish for dinner. You’ve chopped, sliced, sautéed and simmered and the aroma of what will surely be a culinary masterpiece fills your home. Then you taste it. Is it good? Yes. Is it great? No. Read story