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Eat eggs to recover from your holiday overindulgence

January 15, 2020, 6:05am Food

We have navigated through the season of excess — those weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. Now we have arrived at the season of long nights and short days, as well as the season of the winter crud. This is the time of year when a stranger’s sneeze on the bus can make us miserable within the week. Read story

Peanut butter adds flavor contrast to banana bread

January 15, 2020, 6:05am Food

Benjamina Ebuehi grew up in a Nigerian family in London, and her interest in cooking began when her mother bought her a child’s baking book. As she continued to learn and work her way through other cookbooks, she says it was always the chapters on cakes that interested her the most. She began to create her own cake recipes, gravitating toward “putting flavors at the forefront without overshadowing them with… Read story

Turkey stroganoff recipe gives blend of tangy flavor

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Food

Turkey stroganoff, an old Russian standby, can be made with turkey breast meat or leftover homemade cooked turkey. If you use cooked turkey, add about 2 cups at the end of the recipe. This will allow it to warm through in the sauce. The mixture of mushrooms, tomato paste and mustard gives the stroganoff sauce a tangy blend of flavors and a thick texture. It tastes even better the next… Read story

Warm winter spirits with dry mocktails

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Food

My sister took me out for my first drink. It was great until we realized our bodies can’t handle alcohol. We both flushed crimson from head to toe, then her heart began to beat too rapidly. That part was not great at all. And neither were the killer headaches the next day. Since then, we’ve learned we have plenty of fun drinking together without any booze. Read story

Rainy-day dish turns into a family favorite

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Food

Colorado food blogger Tieghan Gerard grew up in a big family, with six siblings. At 13, she began helping her dad prepare dinner, and within a few months she had taken over the cooking duties full time. She soon started creating her own recipes, and at 19 she learned photography and started her food blog, Half Baked Harvest. A few years later, the blog became her career, and now her… Read story

Season farro for great grain bowls

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Food

The promise of a grain bowl — with vegetables arranged atop it as artfully as a wedding bouquet — is one of a bright, beautiful future. But carelessly made, it can end up a slog of chewy, underseasoned filler. Better than tossing cooked and chilled plain grains with a dressing is to simmer the grains with enough seasoning to flavor them all the way through. Read story

Big cheers for chaffles

January 15, 2020, 6:01am Food

People who eat a ketogenic diet love chaffles, and so do gluten-free eaters. What started as a trend for those who follow restrictive diets, however, has spread now to Facebook groups with hundreds of thousands of members and Pinterest and Instagram boards by the hundreds. Read story

Meet the inspiring new Girl Scout cookie: Lemon-Ups

January 12, 2020, 6:00am Food

If you haven’t been approached yet to buy a box of Girl Scout cookies, you will be soon. The 2020 season is underway. Read story

Take sake cleanse for true taste

January 12, 2020, 5:52am Food

I recently proclaimed a huge confession: I don’t get sake. I had attended sake tastings, sat through sake classes, watched sake documentaries. I had tried it, warm and cold, budget and high-end, paired with sushi and ramen. Its subtleties were lost on me — I could barely enjoy a sip, let alone embrace its elusive joys. Read story

Market and deli open in Hidden House in Vancouver

January 10, 2020, 12:20pm Business

The Hidden House Market is a little bit of everything — a lunchtime deli counter, a happy hour hangout, a small-scale grocery store and a local Pacific Northwest gift shop. Read story