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How to grill chicken so it’s juicy with charred (not burned!) skin

July 29, 2020, 6:05am Food

I grill bone-in chicken the way the tortoise runs the race against the hare in Aesop’s fable: slow and steady. Cooking this way over moderate heat ensures a winning chicken dinner. If you start out too fast and set the chicken over intense heat to try to grill it quickly, you’ll end up with burned skin and raw meat. It’s a losing move. Read story

Daniel Neman: Where’s the beef? It’s cooking slowly on the grill

July 29, 2020, 6:05am Food

I have never had a baby. But now I understand. Read story

How to make super-tasty, adorably tiny open-faced sandwiches

July 29, 2020, 6:05am Food

Many an article about sandwiches begins with ye tired olde origin story: The Earl of Sandwich, desirous of a snack easily and ungreasily handled whilst he continued to play cards, demanded his joint of meat or giant drumstick or what have you be ensconced between two slices of bread, and so forth. The Earl’s idea, born though it was of laziness and/or addiction to gambling, was an excellent one. Sandwiches… Read story

Summer soup goes vegetarian

July 29, 2020, 6:05am Food

This is a summer soup supper that is also vegetarian. It’s a light take on classic vichyssoise that is usually made with leeks, potatoes and cream. This soup is made with leeks and cannellini beans. It is creamy and rich without the use of cream. It will keep several days in the refrigerator. Bring to room temperature before serving. Read story

Pickled peaches prove to be great side dish for fried pork chops

July 29, 2020, 6:04am Food

Peaches have started to make their summer arrival, and who can blame you if you turn them into some sort of sweet dessert like a pie or cobbler? Read story

What is the proper way to store garlic?

July 29, 2020, 6:03am Food

Do you store garlic bulbs on the kitchen counter or in the refrigerator or pantry? You might want to rethink that. Read story

Three recipes for poke cake with hidden pockets of flavor

July 29, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Cake is a carbolicious creation of flour, sugar, butter and eggs, with a top layer of extra calories in the form of sweet, creamy frosting. There’s nothing not to love about the whole ensemble. But if you’re a true lover of cake, a real cake devotee, then you’ve got to adopt a more-is-more attitude. You’ve got to find ways to pack even more sugary flavor into every single piece. Read story

Clark County health inspections, July 20-27

July 28, 2020, 1:59pm Clark County Life

For more information, call Clark County Public Health at 564-397-8428 or visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/restaurant-inspection. In the health department’s scoring system, the fewer the points, the better. A perfect score is 0. The worst possible score is 418. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Market Fresh Finds: Pick picklers for crunch, flavor and preserves

July 24, 2020, 6:30am Clark County Life

Pickling cukes are here. Available through September, these are my favorite cucumbers. Here’s why: The skins of these cucumbers are thinner and less bitter than the slicing variety, and the flesh has fewer and smaller seeds. They are great for fresh eating as well as being the go-to vegetable for pickling — a truly all-around cucumber. Read story

Clark County caterers create winning recipe

July 24, 2020, 6:02am Business

With pandemic safety measures canceling events, caterers now are focusing on heat-and-eat meals for individuals and families, offering us the chance to try out the luxury of a virtual personal chef. Read story