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Clark County bartenders share secret of best hot toddies

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December 11, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

You won’t find a hot toddy at an elegant holiday party or a swanky cocktail bar, but this isn’t the year for elegant holiday parties or swanky cocktail bars. This is the year for trying to stay safe and in a good mental space despite everything. This is the year… Read story

This highly caloric holiday goodie is fun to share (throw some pieces in a cookie tin for gift-giving) and looks so festive topped with nuts, marshmallows or crushed candy canes.

Saltines transform into delectable side dishes, desserts, more

This highly caloric holiday goodie is fun to share (throw some pieces in a cookie tin for gift-giving) and looks so festive topped with nuts, marshmallows or crushed candy canes.

December 9, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

During the first three months I was pregnant with my daughter, now 17, I subsisted on saltines and the aroma of coffee. I carried a sleeve of saltines with me wherever I went and nibbled like a manic hamster to quell the rising nausea. They were simply the blandest possible… Read story

Savory Moroccan tagine doesn’t take hours to prepare

December 9, 2020, 6:04am Food

Vegetables mixed with fragrant spices of cinnamon, ginger and turmeric make a savory Moroccan tagine. A tagine is a dish made in a glazed earthenware dish with a conical lid, which is also called a tagine. Steam gathers at the top of the lid and falls on the food, keeping… Read story

Hot chocolate, like this Parisian Hot Chocolate, is topped with Chantilly cream. (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

Try hot chocolate so good it may change your life

Hot chocolate, like this Parisian Hot Chocolate, is topped with Chantilly cream. (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

December 9, 2020, 6:04am Food

The best part about winter is hot chocolate. I think we can all agree on that. Read story

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., hugs chef Leah Chase during a "Women with Mary" campaign event on Oct. 22, 2014, in New Orleans.

Gumbo pays tribute to famed chef, her influence

U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., hugs chef Leah Chase during a "Women with Mary" campaign event on Oct. 22, 2014, in New Orleans.

December 9, 2020, 6:04am Food

In the pantheon of chefs who are larger than life, Leah Chase stands tall. More than a year after her death, the queen of Creole cooking is still part of the conversation. The chef and owner of the legendary Dooky Chase in New Orleans was the inspiration for Tiana in… Read story

Homemade cheese and spinach ravioli in a lemon butter sauce comes together quickly.

Don’t be afraid to try making your own pasta

Homemade cheese and spinach ravioli in a lemon butter sauce comes together quickly.

December 9, 2020, 6:03am Food

Homemade pasta might seem like a job for experienced cooks, but the truth is anyone can do it if they’re willing to practice. Read story

Grapefruit brings healthy zip to Thai salad

December 9, 2020, 6:02am Food

Grapefruits are among the first citrus fruits to arrive on store shelves in late fall, and they bring with them a welcome punch of vitamins A and C. Read story

The Holiday Ale Fest may be canceled for 2020 because of COVID-19, but that doesn't mean you can't drink -- and even have delivered as gifts -- some amazing winter beers this year.

16 Oregon beers to give – and some even delivered – for the holidays

The Holiday Ale Fest may be canceled for 2020 because of COVID-19, but that doesn't mean you can't drink -- and even have delivered as gifts -- some amazing winter beers this year.

December 6, 2020, 6:00am Business

If there’s a silver lining on the holiday gift wrap of this scrooge of a pandemic, it might just be this: You can now order beer from your favorite local brewery, and your delights will soon appear on your doorstep. Read story

Butternut squash soup.

Butternut squash soup is easy, warm

Butternut squash soup.

December 2, 2020, 6:04am Food

This is comforting, thick, creamy, vegetarian soup that is perfect for this time of year. It’s also quick to prep and cook using butternut squash already cut into cubes. Cut cubes can be found in the produce section of the market. You can, also, use butternut squash spirals if cubes… Read story

Fluffy and hot all at the same time, diner-style pancakes are the best breakfast for two.

Classic pancakes are best if you do less

Fluffy and hot all at the same time, diner-style pancakes are the best breakfast for two.

December 2, 2020, 6:04am Food

A common complaint about making pancakes is that you have to cook them one at a time, and by the time the last one is cooked the first ones are cold and tough. And though every recipe says you can keep pancakes warm in a low oven while making them… Read story