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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

Summer vichyssoise (potato and leek soup) (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Try this refreshing summer soup

Summer vichyssoise (potato and leek soup) (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

August 25, 2021, 6:05am Food

Here’s a summer soup that can be made ahead and is refreshing for a warm evening. This traditional French soup takes only 15 minutes to cook. It’s a simple vegetarian meal. Serve it warm or make it ahead and serve it at room temperature. Read story

Old-fashioned bread and butter pickles are flavored with brown sugar and onion, with turmeric adding a lovely golden hue.

Easy homemade pickles, 3 ways

Old-fashioned bread and butter pickles are flavored with brown sugar and onion, with turmeric adding a lovely golden hue.

August 25, 2021, 6:04am Food

It’s the rare person who doesn’t love pickles. Read story

A recipe for steamed clams with corn, fennel and cr?me fra?che.

Clam, corn chowder a treat

A recipe for steamed clams with corn, fennel and cr?me fra?che.

August 25, 2021, 6:04am Food

Sweet corn and briny clams could be the most classic of American pairings. Hundreds of years before Europeans arrived on New England shores, Native Americans created the clambake by digging pits in the sand to steam them with lobster. Add water and cream to the mix, and chowder would follow… Read story

With its cool whipped topping and spongy, espresso-soaked cookies, tiramisu is the perfect summer dessert.

Tasy tiramisu made in minutes

With its cool whipped topping and spongy, espresso-soaked cookies, tiramisu is the perfect summer dessert.

August 25, 2021, 6:04am Food

I tend to eat a lot of Popsicles for dessert during summer because they’re sweet and cooling when the weather on my back porch is anything but. But I’m not against making something from scratch as long as it doesn’t require turning on the oven. Read story