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A Walla Walla sweet onion tart dish at Roots Restaurant and Bar in Camas.

Roots reopens in Camas after a yearlong hiatus

A Walla Walla sweet onion tart dish at Roots Restaurant and Bar in Camas.

May 14, 2021, 6:03am Business

Roots Restaurant and Bar has reopened after being closed for more than a year. Read story

Latin dish picadillo delicious, quick, no-fuss dinner

May 12, 2021, 6:05am Food

Picadillo is a popular Latin dish using ground meat, onions, green bell pepper, tomato sauce, capers and raisins. The success of this dish is the blending of sweet and savory flavors. I have captured the essence of the taste and the texture in this 10-minute no-fuss dinner. It takes a… Read story

Haddock With Fresh Herbs And Paper-thin Veggies.

Celebrate spring with a seasonal menu

Haddock With Fresh Herbs And Paper-thin Veggies.

May 12, 2021, 6:04am Food

As spring emerges and the world continues to heal, our cooking lightens and our commitment to exercise deepens — in theory, at least. At the very least, sunshine and warm breezes can’t help but brighten our attitude this time of year. Read story

Curry powder fine for lamb dish

May 12, 2021, 6:04am Food

For this quick meal, I used curry powder from the supermarket spice section. Strictly speaking, prepared curry powder doesn’t really exist in India. Good cooks prefer to make their own blend of spices using the freshest ingredients. The curry powder found in the markets should be used within three to… Read story

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Tuscan Soup. Milk Street kitchens start from scratch with ciabatta croutons and canned white beans. Sturdy greens such as red-veined Swiss chard add color and texture from crispy stems. They are saut'eed with onions and bell pepper. If you like, serve the soup topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

There’s nothing poor about this Italian cucina povera

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Tuscan Soup. Milk Street kitchens start from scratch with ciabatta croutons and canned white beans. Sturdy greens such as red-veined Swiss chard add color and texture from crispy stems. They are saut'eed with onions and bell pepper. If you like, serve the soup topped with grated Parmesan cheese.

May 12, 2021, 6:04am Food

Cucina povera, as so much of the cooking in Italy is, too often is translated too literally: poor kitchen. But that’s not a reflection of the food or the people who prepare it. It’s more about making delicious whatever you happen to have around. Read story

"Vegetable Simple," by Eric Ripert (Penguin Random House)

Broccoli and butter lettuce make for easy, artful meal

"Vegetable Simple," by Eric Ripert (Penguin Random House)

May 12, 2021, 6:04am Food

“When I cook vegetables today, my goal is to showcase their natural flavors and qualities, so simplicity is key,” writes chef Eric Ripert in his newly published cookbook, “Vegetable Simple.” Read story

Sharetea owner NaNa Sisakvanich, right, combines vats of black tapioca pearls while Tyme Sisakvanich watches at Sharetea in Hazel Dell. A global shortage in the ingredients that make up the tapioca pearls in boba tea is affecting businesses that serve the colorful drinks.

Clark County boba tea businesses say they’re prepared for ‘pearl’ shortage

Sharetea owner NaNa Sisakvanich, right, combines vats of black tapioca pearls while Tyme Sisakvanich watches at Sharetea in Hazel Dell. A global shortage in the ingredients that make up the tapioca pearls in boba tea is affecting businesses that serve the colorful drinks.

May 12, 2021, 6:02am Business

Bubble tea, boba tea, or pearl tea is a tea-based drink with small round tapioca balls (or pearls) bobbing at the bottom of the cup. This Taiwanese beverage has become increasingly popular in Vancouver. Read story

Lo mein noodles tossed in a spicy peanut sauce get an extra boost from tender chunks of chicken.

Chicken lo mein fast to make, full of flavor

Lo mein noodles tossed in a spicy peanut sauce get an extra boost from tender chunks of chicken.

May 12, 2021, 6:02am Food

I live in a noodle household. Thick, thin, fresh or dried, I probably could eat them every night and never be bored because there are so many sauces and preparations to make them shine. Read story

These creamy chicken enchiladas use chicken soup and sour cream for a cheesy, chicken-y enchilada, with savory flavor from green onions.

The Whole Enchilada: Creamy Chicken Enchiladas simple, satisfying

These creamy chicken enchiladas use chicken soup and sour cream for a cheesy, chicken-y enchilada, with savory flavor from green onions.

May 12, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

As a high schooler, I had a profound bias against any type of restaurant food that my parents tried to re-create at home. Pizza, sweet-and-sour chicken and enchiladas — none of those things, I believed, should be attempted in our residential kitchen. Enchiladas, my teenage brain said, are a cherished… Read story

Campfire French Toast, made on the grill (Hillary Levin/St.

Go beyond hamburgers, hot dogs with campfire cooking

Campfire French Toast, made on the grill (Hillary Levin/St.

May 5, 2021, 6:04am Food

The last time my Boy Scout troop went on a campout, we ate steak. Read story