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Tasting room associate Theo Squires serves a customer at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, 2021.

Tips to help you find your new favorite glass of wine in Clark County

Tasting room associate Theo Squires serves a customer at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, 2021.

May 21, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Wine is nothing new in Clark County, where English Estate, Windy Hills, Heisen House and others have made red, white and rosé for many years. The recent addition of a cluster of tasting rooms at Vancouver’s waterfront, however, makes it easier than ever to try a variety of wines in… Read story

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The official pasta sauce power rankings

(Lucas Peterson Kwan/Los Angeles Times)

May 19, 2021, 3:09pm Food

Let’s get to it, shall we? I present the indisputable and 1,000 percent correct Pasta Sauce Power Rankings. The general rules are: Read story

For Beef Enchiladas, cheese is applied before the final baking. (Hillary Levin/St.

Enchiladas as good as your favorite restaurant’s

For Beef Enchiladas, cheese is applied before the final baking. (Hillary Levin/St.

May 19, 2021, 6:04am Food

Some people, when they go to Italian restaurants, always order spaghetti carbonara. Some, when they go to Chinese restaurants, inevitably get chicken with black bean sauce. Read story

Improvising is inspirational

May 19, 2021, 6:04am Food

“Cooking without recipes is a kitchen skill, same as cutting vegetables or flipping an omelet,” writes Sam Sifton, The New York Times food editor and founding editor of NYT Cooking, in the introduction to the recently published “The New York Times Cooking No-Recipe Recipes” (Ten Speed Press, $28). Read story

Layering sauteed kale and mushrooms instead of meat between the noodles makes this cheesy lasagna a healthier alternative to the classic Italian pasta dish.

Kale makes lasagna healthier

Layering sauteed kale and mushrooms instead of meat between the noodles makes this cheesy lasagna a healthier alternative to the classic Italian pasta dish.

May 19, 2021, 6:04am Food

Lasagna is a favorite Italian pasta for many reasons, but mostly because it’s easy to assemble and can be adapted to any diet. Time and again I’ve stacked a savory mixture of red sauce and cooked ground beef or sausage between the layers. But like a lot of people, I’m… Read story

Sweet and sour beef.

Simple stir-fry dish made in minutes

Sweet and sour beef.

May 19, 2021, 6:04am Food

Sweet and sour beef is a popular Chinese stir-fry dish. Here’s a simple version that has great flavor and can be made in minutes. The sweet and sour sauce is light so it gently coats the beef and vegetables blending the flavors together, but not masking the taste of each… Read story

Couscous Risotto With Asparagus (Milk Street)

Treat couscous like risotto for creamy, fresh meal

Couscous Risotto With Asparagus (Milk Street)

May 19, 2021, 6:04am Food

Sometimes the key to easy, flavorful weeknight cooking is looking at dishes in a different way. Risotto, for instance. In typical recipes, chicken broth is added to rice in stages, requiring constant stirring that knocks loose starches that combine with butter and broth to create a creamy sauce. Read story

Chocalate-chip sour cream coffee cake.

Learn to use – and love – your cast-iron skillet

Chocalate-chip sour cream coffee cake.

May 19, 2021, 6:03am Food

Anne Byrn’s black Griswold has been a workhorse in her kitchen. She has fried bacon, cooked pancakes, seared salmon and baked Southern-style cornbread in the 12-inch cast-iron skillet umpteen times. Read story

These rhubarb delights feature fresh rhubarb with an unusual rhubarb streusel topping.

Rhubarb ‘Cakies’ a loving homage to Aunt Velma’s exquisite cookies

These rhubarb delights feature fresh rhubarb with an unusual rhubarb streusel topping.

May 19, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

My favorite thing about family gatherings wasn’t my family. I mean, they were all right, as far as that goes. I had a bevy of great-aunts and one great-uncle, Gary, who taught me how to crack my knuckles, to my parents’ continued annoyance. “Stop cracking your knuckles! You’ll get arthritis… Read story

Karaage (Japanese fried chicken) (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

Chicken offers a world of possibilities

Karaage (Japanese fried chicken) (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

May 18, 2021, 6:05am Food

Some people look at chicken and see something boring. Bland. Blah. Read story