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Restaurant owners persisting through pandemic

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

Launching a restaurant right now feels like playing a dystopian Food Network game called “Pandemic Restaurant Opening,” in which the rules constantly change and things that you need, like takeout containers or bacon, suddenly disappear. Despite these complications, several couples have recently opened food businesses in Clark County. Read story

Hockinson introduces a berry delicious fest

July 9, 2020, 6:06am Clark County Life

If you’re feeling like you need a lot more freshly picked, locally grown blueberries, Saturday’s Hockinson Berry Festival is custom-made for you. Read story

Market Fresh Finds: Fresh flavor flowers in artichoke heart, leaves

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

Artichokes are an interesting flowerlike but prickly vegetable. Also known as globe artichokes, they are really the bud of a large plant from the thistle family. If it is left on the plant, the bud will become an inedible blue-violet flower. Read story

Costco reimagines food samples for social distancing

July 9, 2020, 6:03am Food

Keep your hands to yourself. Read story

Clark County health inspections, June 29 – July 6

July 9, 2020, 5:55am Food

Inspections for June 29 - July 6. Read story

Tomato-Corn Chowder makes most of sweet summer corn

July 8, 2020, 6:05am Food

Corn is starting to arrive in grocery stores. I also spotted local Amish tomatoes at Pennsylvania Macaroni Co. in the Strip District last week, which got me thinking, “Why not combine the two in a super-easy soup?” Read story

Flavorful rice dish inspired by cookbook of Pakistani cuisine

July 8, 2020, 6:04am Food

I was introduced to Pakistani cuisine by Kausar Ahmed and her book “The Karachi Kitchen.” She told me her vegetarian Kausar Rice in her book is a hit with her family. I’ve adapted her recipe for this quick meal. Read story

Try air frying summer squash

July 8, 2020, 6:04am Food

A few years ago, I wrote a cookbook on air frying. I vowed from the beginning to only develop recipes that benefited from being cooked in a special gadget by at least one of two metrics: The food is cooked dramatically faster than traditional methods — good for time-crunched cooks, or anyone who doesn’t want their oven on for hours in the middle of summer — or it drastically improves… Read story

Five easy, customizable options for delicious smoothies

July 8, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

When I got married, my parents gave me their blender. I don’t have its exact date of origin, but it wasn’t much younger than I was, a child of the ’70s. No matter — I was simply grateful to have an appliance in which to make margaritas. Read story

Improve cooking with right types of salt and use them well

July 8, 2020, 6:02am Food

Salt is often the difference between a good dish and great dish. To season with it right and well, it’s helpful to understand the different types of salts and the best ways to use them. Read story