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Recipes from "The Pickled Picnic." Foreground, left to right: Crispy Brine-Glazed Tofu, Pickled Three-Bean Salad, and Spiced Chickpeas With Fermented Rhubarb.

Battle Ground native knows how to pickle practically anything

Recipes from "The Pickled Picnic." Foreground, left to right: Crispy Brine-Glazed Tofu, Pickled Three-Bean Salad, and Spiced Chickpeas With Fermented Rhubarb.

December 2, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

You may think “cucumber,” when you hear “pickle,” but pretty near anything can be pickled, including eggs, beef, fish and cheese. Preserving food in a brine of salt, vinegar and spices is an age-old technique that imparts a tasty tang and allows crisp things to retain their fresh crunch. It’s… Read story

A bunch of grapes hang from the vine at English Estate Winery, Vancouver's oldest vineyard and winery. English Estate is among 16 Clark County wineries participating in a wine tour re-imagined for the pandemic.

Clark County wineries open for annual tour

A bunch of grapes hang from the vine at English Estate Winery, Vancouver's oldest vineyard and winery. English Estate is among 16 Clark County wineries participating in a wine tour re-imagined for the pandemic.

November 27, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Instead of abandoning plans for its sixth annual wine tour, the Southwest Washington Winery Association revamped the event for pandemic-era safety. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Nov. 16-23

November 25, 2020, 11:22am Clark County Life

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Spanish dinner quick, easy, tasty

November 25, 2020, 6:04am Food

Sherry, red peppers and garlic are typical Spanish ingredients. Added to chicken and rice, they make this a tasty, quick Spanish dinner. Read story

Twist on turkey perfect for leftovers

November 25, 2020, 6:04am Food

Here is a quick and easy turkey dinner perfect for this time of year. Read story

Toasted Turkey and Cranberry Sandwich with Green Bean Salad.

Turn extra turkey into sandwich supper

Toasted Turkey and Cranberry Sandwich with Green Bean Salad.

November 25, 2020, 6:04am Food

Turn your leftovers into a family-pleasing sandwich supper. Whether using leftover turkey or turkey from the deli, this gives a new twist to a turkey sandwich. It’s so simple to make that I use it anytime I have leftover turkey or chicken. Read story

'Easy Everyday Mediterranean Diet Cookbook,' 
 u by Deanna Segrave-Daly and Serena Ball (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/TNS)

Apples, beets make for vivid, tangy slaw

'Easy Everyday Mediterranean Diet Cookbook,' 
 u by Deanna Segrave-Daly and Serena Ball (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt/TNS)

November 25, 2020, 6:04am Food

The health benefits of incorporating the Mediterranean diet’s vegetables, fish, whole grains, olive oil and fresh herbs are well documented. With the newly published “Easy Everyday Mediterranean Diet Cookbook,” registered dietitians Deanna Segrave-Daly and Serena Ball show how to keep these foods on regular rotation in your kitchen, with 125… Read story

Thai pumpkin curry is made with cubed "Touch of Autumn" pumpkin, coconut milk and red curry paste. Green beans and bell pepper add crunch.

Lots of ways to enjoy hardy, hearty winter squash

Thai pumpkin curry is made with cubed "Touch of Autumn" pumpkin, coconut milk and red curry paste. Green beans and bell pepper add crunch.

November 25, 2020, 6:03am Food

Members of the Cucurbitaceae family serve as lovely seasonal table decorations. But the gourds — which include everything from pear-shaped butternut to plump little sugar pumpkins to striped cushaws and grayish-blue monster-sized hubbards — also are a relatively inexpensive and flavorful way to pack some nutrition into a fall or… Read story

These easy treats rely on apples' natural sweetness, which is enhanced by baking.

5 fun apple recipes that ditch the dough, keep the delish

These easy treats rely on apples' natural sweetness, which is enhanced by baking.

November 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

North America’s only native apple trees are the tiny, jewel-like crabapples. Other varieties didn’t arrive on these shores until the 17th century. America’s first apple orchard was planted in Boston in 1625, but the tart, bitter apples grown back then weren’t for eating. They were for drinking in the form… Read story

Rusty Grape Vineyards in Battle Ground announced this week that it will close in response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. Nick's Bar and Grill in Amboy and Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver have also suspended operations. All three closures are described as temporary, although Nick's in particular faces significant obstacles to reopening.

Pandemic takes another bite out of Clark County restaurants

Rusty Grape Vineyards in Battle Ground announced this week that it will close in response to the latest COVID-19 restrictions. Nick's Bar and Grill in Amboy and Six Shooter in downtown Vancouver have also suspended operations. All three closures are described as temporary, although Nick's in particular faces significant obstacles to reopening.

November 20, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Business

Less than a week after Gov. Jay Inslee announced a new monthlong set of COVID-19 restrictions — including a ban on all indoor restaurant dining — three Clark County restaurants announced they were shutting their doors. Read story