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Black-eyed peas, mushrooms made in minutes

January 22, 2020, 6:00am Food

Black-eyed peas are a Southern staple, especially on New Year’s Day, when cooks combine them with rice for Hoppin’ John. Eat them for good luck, if you’re into that sort of thing. Read story

Mexican chili, salad perfect for Super Bowl Sunday

January 22, 2020, 6:00am Food

This is an intriguing one-pot chili made the Mexican way — with cinnamon. It’s perfect for two or a crowd for Super Bowl Sunday. Some like it hot, some not, but everyone loves chili. This recipe is mildly hot. Serve hot pepper sauce on the side for those who want to adjust the heat. I find the use of cooked chicken pieces in place of ground beef produces a lighter… Read story

Secret to this sauce is ketchup

January 22, 2020, 6:00am Food

Juicy pork tenderloin cut into medallions and sauteed in a rich port wine sauce is a dinner that can be a special holiday time meal or a quick weekday dinner. Read story

These muffins are chock-full of fruits, vegetables

January 22, 2020, 6:00am Food

Jillian Harris and Tori Wesszer are cousins who grew up together and still live, as they describe it, “a stone’s throw” from each other in Okanagan Valley of British Columbia. Both of them are now lifestyle bloggers; Harris is founder of Jillian Harris Design, and Wesszer is a registered dietitian. They’ve collaborated on a new cookbook, “Fraiche Food, Full Hearts,” which shares their ideas for everyday meals as well as… Read story

Working in Clark County: Maggie Yaddof, environmental health specialist at Clark County Public Health

January 18, 2020, 6:00am Business

YACOLT — Upon entering the Fargher Lakehouse restaurant, you’re immediately struck with a sense of home. Read story

Clark County Historical Museum, ilani brew up good time

January 17, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Here’s a tasty pairing: the Clark County Historical Museum and the ilani casino resort. Both happen to have celebrations this weekend of that long-standing, liquid staple of local life from pioneer days all the way through today’s hipster culture: beer. Read story

Food & Drink: Soup’s on around Clark County

January 17, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

A hot bowl of soup or chili can nourish and replenish body and soul during the bitter, gray days of January. Read story

Roots ranks as one of Clark County’s best

January 17, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

I have heard good things about Roots Restaurant & Bar for years, but just never got around to going. Since moving from Ridgefield to Vancouver, it seemed so close we had to give it a shot. Too darn bad it took so long, because we could have had many memorable meals there. Read story

Waterfront Vancouver Jorge’s gets a new name; downtown location gets reprieve

January 15, 2020, 6:05am Business

The future Jorge’s Latin American restaurant at The Waterfront Vancouver is about to enter the build-out phase, and the milestone is accompanied by a change in name: The restaurant will be called DosAlas Latin Kitchen & Tequila Bar. Read story

When munchies strike, be ready with short rib taco soup, spicy cheese cubes and more

January 15, 2020, 6:05am Food

Munchies, snacks, treats, whatever you call them, have them ready. For my late-night cravings, I stock a kitchen drawer with dark chocolate bars, spicy jerky, peanut butter protein bars and individual packets of spice cookies and nuts. Read story