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Old-fashioned bread and butter pickles are flavored with brown sugar and onion, with turmeric adding a lovely golden hue.

Easy homemade pickles, 3 ways

Old-fashioned bread and butter pickles are flavored with brown sugar and onion, with turmeric adding a lovely golden hue.

August 25, 2021, 6:04am Food

It’s the rare person who doesn’t love pickles. Read story

A recipe for steamed clams with corn, fennel and cr?me fra?che.

Clam, corn chowder a treat

A recipe for steamed clams with corn, fennel and cr?me fra?che.

August 25, 2021, 6:04am Food

Sweet corn and briny clams could be the most classic of American pairings. Hundreds of years before Europeans arrived on New England shores, Native Americans created the clambake by digging pits in the sand to steam them with lobster. Add water and cream to the mix, and chowder would follow… Read story

With its cool whipped topping and spongy, espresso-soaked cookies, tiramisu is the perfect summer dessert.

Tasy tiramisu made in minutes

With its cool whipped topping and spongy, espresso-soaked cookies, tiramisu is the perfect summer dessert.

August 25, 2021, 6:04am Food

I tend to eat a lot of Popsicles for dessert during summer because they’re sweet and cooling when the weather on my back porch is anything but. But I’m not against making something from scratch as long as it doesn’t require turning on the oven. Read story

The future home of Basalt Brewery, at 400 E. 37th St., will be about 13,000 square feet, and the owners envision having a few food trucks in the parking lot. There are no additions planned for the building, but the interior will undergo a large renovation; the owners hired<a href="https://www.sumdesignstudio.com/brewery"> SUM Design Studio based in Portland</a>.

Basalt Brewing to open in old Vancouver Fire Department station

The future home of Basalt Brewery, at 400 E. 37th St., will be about 13,000 square feet, and the owners envision having a few food trucks in the parking lot. There are no additions planned for the building, but the interior will undergo a large renovation; the owners hired<a href="https://www.sumdesignstudio.com/brewery"> SUM Design Studio based in Portland</a>.

August 25, 2021, 6:02am Business

The former Vancouver Fire Department station near the Main Street Safeway in Vancouver’s Shumway neighborhood will be transformed into a new brewery and taproom called Basalt Brewing. Read story

The main ingredients in this salsa -- tomatillos and cherry tomatoes, plus cherry and bell peppers -- make this an approachably sweet and mellow condiment.

Freewheeling summer salsa

The main ingredients in this salsa -- tomatillos and cherry tomatoes, plus cherry and bell peppers -- make this an approachably sweet and mellow condiment.

August 25, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

My dear friend Angela gave me two tomatillo starts in April — in addition to many other baby veggies — before we had even turned the sod for our new vegetable garden. The tomatillos languished in containers for about a month until we were finally able to get them in… Read story

The Old School Banana Split is served up to a customer at The Yard.

The Yard Milkshake Bar officially opens at The Waterfront Vancouver

The Old School Banana Split is served up to a customer at The Yard.

August 24, 2021, 6:03am Business

The Yard Milkshake Bar, which began quietly serving ice cream treats on the Vancouver waterfront several weeks ago, marked its official opening last weekend. Read story

The Craft Beer & Wine Fest returns to Esther Short Park this weekend after last year's cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Beer, wine fest returns to Esther Short

The Craft Beer & Wine Fest returns to Esther Short Park this weekend after last year's cancellation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 20, 2021, 6:03am Clark County Life

After its cancellation last year due to the pandemic, the Craft Beer & Wine Fest returns this weekend to Vancouver’s Esther Short Park with beer, wine, whiskey, cocktails, food trucks and live music. Read story

Hit the spot! burger will open at 2420 Main St., in Vancouver's Uptown Village -- the space formerly occupied by Starbucks.

Hit the spot! smash burgers soon to be available in Vancouver’s Uptown Village

Hit the spot! burger will open at 2420 Main St., in Vancouver's Uptown Village -- the space formerly occupied by Starbucks.

August 19, 2021, 6:05am Business

Portland smash-burger food truck hit the spot! will open its first restaurant in Vancouver’s Uptown Village later this year in the space recently vacated by Starbucks. Read story