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This image shows a recipe for chicken ramen noodle soup. More people are cooking at home these days, and when they do eat restaurant food, they're often looking for comfort food, experts say. Other trends include simpler recipes, recipes with fewer ingredients, one-pot meals, sheet-pan meals, finger food and pantry-ingredient recipes, all up significantly year over year. (Cheyenne M. Cohen/Katie Workman via AP) (Cheyenne M.

Shortcuts, slow cookers take over home cooking

This image shows a recipe for chicken ramen noodle soup. More people are cooking at home these days, and when they do eat restaurant food, they're often looking for comfort food, experts say. Other trends include simpler recipes, recipes with fewer ingredients, one-pot meals, sheet-pan meals, finger food and pantry-ingredient recipes, all up significantly year over year. (Cheyenne M. Cohen/Katie Workman via AP) (Cheyenne M.

October 1, 2020, 6:02am Food

In normal times, food trends often started in restaurants, with top chefs. Maybe they got written up in food magazines or blogs. After some time, you could find the trending ingredients on grocery store shelves. Read story

Welcome the cozy days of autumn with this campfire-inspired trifle featuring graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate.

Glam up those graham crackers

Welcome the cozy days of autumn with this campfire-inspired trifle featuring graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate.

September 30, 2020, 5:01pm Clark County Life

It could be said that graham crackers are a divine invention, inspired by the 19th century preaching of Sylvester Graham, who touted the benefits of a vegetarian diet with whole grains. Graham flour — made from coarsely ground whole wheat — was created especially for Graham’s followers, known as Grahamites, and the flour was used to make bread and crackers. The first mass-produced graham crackers were sold in 1898 and… Read story

Nachos with meatballs features two crowd-pleasers packed as one hearty snack. Pork meatballs are dunked into a chunky salsa and served on cheesy tortilla chips.

No limit to nachos’ versatility

Nachos with meatballs features two crowd-pleasers packed as one hearty snack. Pork meatballs are dunked into a chunky salsa and served on cheesy tortilla chips.

September 30, 2020, 6:05am Food

Request a recipe for nachos and you might get an eye roll. Read story

Corn, glorious corn! With the season at its peak, you'll want your fill of fresh corn on the cob. But after that, what's next? We've got ideas.

What to do with all the fresh corn popping up right now

Corn, glorious corn! With the season at its peak, you'll want your fill of fresh corn on the cob. But after that, what's next? We've got ideas.

September 30, 2020, 6:05am Food

If you believe Rodgers and Hammerstein, apparently the great state of Oklahoma once teemed with thundering herds of elephants. Read story

The Complete Summer Cookbook (America's Test Kitchen/TNS)

Zucchini surplus? 5 fresh ways to enjoy summer squash, from skillet lasagna to harvest bowl

The Complete Summer Cookbook (America's Test Kitchen/TNS)

September 30, 2020, 6:05am Food

Less than thrilled about your prolific zucchini plants? Serves you right for planting more than one. Just kidding. We’re here to help. Read story

Yeast-risen, buttery cake is the best showcase for wedges of ripe peak-season stone fruit.

For stone fruit, have your cake and eat it too

Yeast-risen, buttery cake is the best showcase for wedges of ripe peak-season stone fruit.

September 30, 2020, 6:04am Food

As anyone who counts fruit as their true love can attest, now is the season of lustful infatuation. I buy plums, apricots and dozens of hybrids by the case to eat raw. Any surplus fruit becomes jam for year-round indulging, but first, a few choice specimens get strewn over one of my most favorite, ridiculously simple treats for highlighting fruit: yeasted cake. Read story

Chicken, potato wedges and green peas prepared in a sheet pan.

Busy back-to-school season calls for easy sheet-pan suppers

Chicken, potato wedges and green peas prepared in a sheet pan.

September 30, 2020, 6:04am Food

If you are a teacher or a parent, back-to-school season can mean a ramped-up schedule with less time to cook. If you’re a college student in your first apartment or dorm room, you might be cooking for yourself for the first time. And no matter who you are, the pandemic means you’re probably cooking at home more than you used to. Read story

Shake up routine with garlic-based pizza

September 30, 2020, 6:04am Food

Ordering out for pizza more often during the pandemic? Here’s a pizza that you can make at home and takes only minutes to put together. It has a creamy, garlic sauce and is a nice change from tomato-based pizzas. This recipe calls for a thin crust pizza base you can buy ready-made. Read story

Seared scallops on top of corn and chorizo risotto is an easy and satisfying fall dish.

Seafood risotto great way to welcome fall to your dinner table

Seared scallops on top of corn and chorizo risotto is an easy and satisfying fall dish.

September 30, 2020, 6:03am Food

It finally is starting to feel like fall. My lawn is beginning to be scattered with leaves, and while I still have some flowers and vegetables growing, many more have been pulled and tossed onto the mulch pile. Read story

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Market Fresh Finds: Prep key to bring out best in Brussels sprouts

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September 25, 2020, 5:02am Clark County Life

It’s not easy being a Brussels sprout. A 2008 survey revealed that they are the most-hated vegetable in America. Many of us have memories of stinky smells associated with mushy, boiled sprouts. But I’m here to tell you that properly cooked Brussels sprouts will quickly make you forget that childhood trauma. Read story