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Tomatoes and cucumbers are a match made in food heaven.

Solve the Too-Many-Tomatoes problem

Tomatoes and cucumbers are a match made in food heaven.

September 16, 2020, 4:05pm Clark County Life

When I first began writing this series about cooking from your pantry — way back in March, when we were all so blithely optimistic about this pandemic thing — I never really imagined that I’d still be crashing around in my kitchen come September, trying out recipes featuring pickle juice, old carrots and instant farina (but not all together, ick). I promised myself that, no matter what, I wouldn’t do… Read story

Scallops make for light, quick meal

September 16, 2020, 6:05am Food

Sweet scallops touched by a dusting of curry are the centerpiece for this light and quick meal. There’s no chopping or slicing. Read story

Sausage Sheet Pan Supper.

Let oven do work with sheet pan supper

Sausage Sheet Pan Supper.

September 16, 2020, 6:05am Food

I like to keep frozen foods on hand to avoid extra trips to the supermarket. Here’s a quick supper using ingredients from my freezer and that lets your oven do all of the work. The idea of a sheet pan meal is to simply place the ingredients on a baking sheet and bake. I add more flavor by spooning on sauce. Use this recipe as a blueprint for amounts and… Read story

Roasted eggplant is tossed with Isaeli couscous, tomatoes, fresh herbs and a lemony tahini dressing.

Enjoy eggplant before falls arrives

Roasted eggplant is tossed with Isaeli couscous, tomatoes, fresh herbs and a lemony tahini dressing.

September 16, 2020, 6:05am Food

Summer is slowly fading into early fall and before you know it, fat red tomatoes, sweet corn and fresh berries will give way to root vegetables and fruits like apples and pears. But there’s still time to enjoy one of the late-summer season’s most versatile offerings — eggplant. Read story

Made with Duke's mayonnaise, fresh breadcrumbs and tarragon, these crab cakes are delicate, creamy and sweet. They are served with tarragon, parsley and lemon wedges.

Mayo makes recipes sing

Made with Duke's mayonnaise, fresh breadcrumbs and tarragon, these crab cakes are delicate, creamy and sweet. They are served with tarragon, parsley and lemon wedges.

September 16, 2020, 6:03am Food

Ashley Strickland Freeman follows the Duke’s Real Mayonnaise diet Read story

Once you can touch the pork shoulder without it burning you, pitmaster Daniel Castillo says, "that's when you know it's perfect." (Jay L.

Tips for the best pulled pork

Once you can touch the pork shoulder without it burning you, pitmaster Daniel Castillo says, "that's when you know it's perfect." (Jay L.

September 16, 2020, 6:03am Food

At Heritage Barbecue in San Juan Capistrano, Calif., pitmaster and co-owner Daniel Castillo, who owns the restaurant with his wife Brenda, applies a carnitas method to the process of cooking his pork shoulder. “It’s hard to put ‘carnitas’ on the menu because that’s a specific thing,” says Castillo, “but that’s exactly what we’re making, a smoked carnitas.” Read story

If the melon is too pallid or splotchy in parts, keep looking.

3 key strategies for picking a winner of a watermelon

If the melon is too pallid or splotchy in parts, keep looking.

September 16, 2020, 6:03am Food

We’ve all been through it. Lugging home a huge, heavy watermelon from the store or farmers market, as perfect-looking as you could find. Schlepping it up the stairs and making room for it in the refrigerator. Waiting for the opportune time to crack it open — a picnic maybe, or just a hot summer day. Something, anything, to bring a little joy to the perpetual Groundhog Day we’ve all been… Read story

The classic idea of a loaded baked potato becomes dinner all by itself. Here sweet potatoes take the place of russets, and Buffalo chicken wings inspire the toppings.

Popcorn, burgers, potatoes keep dinner fun

The classic idea of a loaded baked potato becomes dinner all by itself. Here sweet potatoes take the place of russets, and Buffalo chicken wings inspire the toppings.

September 16, 2020, 6:02am Food

Friends tell me they feel intimidated cooking for me. I let them in on my secrets to ease their minds: My favorite dinner involves popcorn. Or a baked potato. Occasionally, just a burger. Read story

Burgerville announced Friday that it has temporarily closed all of its restaurants except the Portland International Airport location due to poor air quality.

Burgerville closes almost all restaurants due to smoke

Burgerville announced Friday that it has temporarily closed all of its restaurants except the Portland International Airport location due to poor air quality.

September 11, 2020, 12:07pm Business

Vancouver-based fast food chain Burgerville announced Friday that it has temporarily closed all but one of its restaurants due to poor air quality. Read story

The Mighty Bowl offshoot Moo is among the growing ranks of local vegan options.

Sprouting time for vegan meals

The Mighty Bowl offshoot Moo is among the growing ranks of local vegan options.

September 11, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Life

Restaurants are struggling right now, but sometimes adversity creates opportunity. Read story