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Baby back ribs an easy summer supper

September 1, 2021, 6:04am Food

Love baby back ribs, but not the long time they take to cook? Follow this recipe. I cut the time by starting the ribs in the microwave and then searing them on the grill. Read story

Stuffed Steak and Grilled Corn on the Cob (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Spice up simple steak by stuffing it with flavor

Stuffed Steak and Grilled Corn on the Cob (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

September 1, 2021, 6:04am Food

Add a little extra flavor to simple grilled streak. Read story

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Indian-spiced pork burgers. The garam masala, cayenne and cumin first are mixed into a paste made from tangy yogurt, egg yolk and breadcrumbs, which helps the burgers stay moist. Mixing the spiced paste into the meat ensures the flavor is distributed evenly throughout each burger.

Indian spice blend makes a better burger

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for Indian-spiced pork burgers. The garam masala, cayenne and cumin first are mixed into a paste made from tangy yogurt, egg yolk and breadcrumbs, which helps the burgers stay moist. Mixing the spiced paste into the meat ensures the flavor is distributed evenly throughout each burger.

September 1, 2021, 6:04am Food

The quest for a better burger often focuses — wrongly — on the toppings. For Labor Day, let’s instead pack flavor into the meat itself. Read story

For the best BLT, use the best ingredients you can find.

Best ingredients key to best BLT

For the best BLT, use the best ingredients you can find.

September 1, 2021, 6:03am Food

We are in that delirious moment of summer when you can’t make a wrong move at the farmers market. Tomatoes in all sizes lie next to piles of corn and fields of berries in cartons. It’s a grown-up version of the cliche about the kid in a candy store. Read story

Need to make dinner in a hurry? Frittatas are perfect, quick

September 1, 2021, 6:02am Food

Frittatas make a quick supper, perfect for a busy weekday meal. All you need are a few vegetables, some sausage or leftover meat and eggs and you can have dinner ready in 15 to 20 minutes. A frittata is a thick Italian omelet. The secret is to cook it slowly… Read story

Pasta with a quick-to-prepare bolognese sauce is perfect for busy school nights.

Pasta with bolognese sauce perfect for busy school nights

Pasta with a quick-to-prepare bolognese sauce is perfect for busy school nights.

September 1, 2021, 6:02am Food

School is soon back in session for many districts, which means so long to summer’s more leisurely schedules. Read story

Hot buttered toast is merely a sophisticated jam delivery system.

Forgiving freezer jam offers second chances, preserves all of summer’s sweetness

Hot buttered toast is merely a sophisticated jam delivery system.

September 1, 2021, 6:02am Clark County Life

Jam-making was treated with utmost seriousness in my family. My grandmother grew up at least partly in an era without refrigeration, so preserving the summer’s bounty to consume in the winter was a matter not just of pleasure but also of necessity. Read story

Strawberry Pocky Cruffins are displayed on a tray at the Sunday Bakeshop in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. From ube cakes to mochi muffins, bakeries that sweetly encapsulate what it is to grow up Asian and American have been popping up more in recent years. Their confections are a delectable vehicle for young and intrepid Asian Americans to celebrate their dual identity.

New Asian American bakeries find bicultural sweet spot

Strawberry Pocky Cruffins are displayed on a tray at the Sunday Bakeshop in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021. From ube cakes to mochi muffins, bakeries that sweetly encapsulate what it is to grow up Asian and American have been popping up more in recent years. Their confections are a delectable vehicle for young and intrepid Asian Americans to celebrate their dual identity.

August 30, 2021, 6:05am Food

OAKLAND, Calif. — For some Asian Americans, the dim sum cookie at Sunday Bakeshop here will taste like childhood. Read story

Dandelion Teahouse calls its bathroom the Roost Room.

Clark County restaurants’ designs call for cool commodes

Dandelion Teahouse calls its bathroom the Roost Room.

August 27, 2021, 6:03am Business

Several new Clark County restaurants have put a surprising amount of thought and effort into their restrooms, from the drunken-monkey wallpaper at Acorn & The Oak to the otherworldy vortex at Thirsty Sasquatch to the Anthony Bourdain shrine at Mav’s Taphouse. These elaborate restrooms are unisex. Read story

ELT sandwiches with basil mayonnaise.

What to make with tomatoes, corn and more

ELT sandwiches with basil mayonnaise.

August 25, 2021, 6:05am Food

It’s a grand time to be a vegetable lover. Local supermarkets highlight fresh, crisp greens and slender summer squashes from nearby farms. Signs advertise weekend farmers markets selling heirloom tomatoes, baskets of rainbow carrots, peppers and farm-fresh eggs. Come August, enterprising teens sell sweet corn from makeshift stands. Read story