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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

Fair food culture thrives year-round at Salem food carts and restaurants

May 17, 2021, 6:00am Food

SALEM. Ore. — The Oregon State Fair comes but once a year, offering us one fleeting moment to explore the strange culinary delight that is fair food. Read story

This combination photo shows Lori Jackson cooking a steak and asparagus recipe she found on Tik Tok, from left, an image of the Tik Tok app and a recipe for a tomato and feta pasta dish that went viral on Tik Tok.

Home cooks find antidote to blandness on TikTok videos

This combination photo shows Lori Jackson cooking a steak and asparagus recipe she found on Tik Tok, from left, an image of the Tik Tok app and a recipe for a tomato and feta pasta dish that went viral on Tik Tok.

May 17, 2021, 6:00am Food

From sourdough to feta pasta, much of the last year at home has been food-focused. And one driver of these delectable fads is the social media platform TikTok. Read story

How a Seattle line cook found community during COVID-19 by creating a restaurant industry cookbook

May 16, 2021, 6:30am Food

SEATTLE — When Sarah Monson got laid off from her job as a cook at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, she went home and kept on cooking. She and pretty much everyone she knows didn’t know what else to do — the Seattle restaurant industry is a tight-knit one,… Read story

Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market opens June 8

May 15, 2021, 6:01am Business

The Salmon Creek Farmers’ Market will open June 8 in a new location: the southeast side of Kaiser Permanente Salmon Creek Medical Office’s parking lot at 14406 N.E. 20th Ave. Read story

Birria taco from Su Casa Marquez.

Taco trend: Clark County eateries find social media fave birria boosting sales

Birria taco from Su Casa Marquez.

May 14, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Taco lovers throughout the United States have cast aside popular fillings like al pastor and carnitas in favor of a tender stewed meat infused with spices and chiles called birria. Read story

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