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The Blackbasil Gingeroo mocktail is a beguiling combination of blackberries, basil, fresh ginger and ginger ale. Add rum to make it a cocktail.

Hit Refresh: A well-crafted mocktail doesn’t need booze to create buzz

The Blackbasil Gingeroo mocktail is a beguiling combination of blackberries, basil, fresh ginger and ginger ale. Add rum to make it a cocktail.

August 24, 2022, 6:02am Clark County Life

I love cocktails. I adore a dirty martini with extra olives served in a glass so cold I leave fingerprints on its frosted surface. I deeply appreciate an old fashioned with peach bitters (orange bitters are so passe), a touch of maple syrup and an Amarena cherry. If the restaurant… Read story

Late Summer Salad Supper.

Veggie salad supper perfect for late summer

Late Summer Salad Supper.

August 24, 2022, 6:00am Food

When I see the markets filled with summer vegetables, I can’t wait to make them into a salad. To turn this salad into a vegetarian salad supper, I added some black beans, edamame and avocado. You can add your own combination of vegetables, using this recipe as a guide for… Read story

From left: The Casino Cooler, Gin and Juice, Cactus Ass Kick and Mule Kick are among the drinks you can order late at night at ilani's Tom's Urban.

It’s (almost) never too late for a bite in Clark County

From left: The Casino Cooler, Gin and Juice, Cactus Ass Kick and Mule Kick are among the drinks you can order late at night at ilani's Tom's Urban.

August 19, 2022, 6:00am Clark County Life

Crowds rushing to see Sammy Hagar at the amphitheater in Ridgefield or Lizzo at the Moda Center in Portland all run into the same post-show dilemma: Where can I go to eat and drink late at night in Clark County? Read story

Cold Cucumber Soup With Shrimp.

Cucumber, shrimp combine for tasty soup

Cold Cucumber Soup With Shrimp.

August 17, 2022, 6:04am Food

Cucumbers and cooked shrimp make a cool and refreshing summer soup. No cooking is needed. The entire soup is made in a food processor or blender and takes about 10 minutes, start to finish. You can serve it right away at room temperature. Read story

Assembling a chicken caesar wrap isn't hard to do -- just be sure not to overfill it.

Get school lunches ready to roll with wraps

Assembling a chicken caesar wrap isn't hard to do -- just be sure not to overfill it.

August 17, 2022, 6:04am Food

There is little debate that the sandwich is the mainstay of most kids’ lunches; two slices of bread with anything they might consume layered in between. Wraps, however, have also taken their place in the pantheon of sandwich possibilities, and sometimes the mere novelty of a rolled-up sandwich instead of… Read story

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for salmon with avocado sauce and tomato-cilantro salsa.

Keep salmon succulent in skillet, baste then sauce

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for salmon with avocado sauce and tomato-cilantro salsa.

August 17, 2022, 6:04am Food

For weeknight cooking, we love seared fish since it usually cooks in half the time as chicken or other proteins. But it’s a fine line between cooked and completely dried out. Read story

Coffee Mate Pumpkin Spice Flavored Creamer (Nestle)

Pumpkin spice craze arrives early

Coffee Mate Pumpkin Spice Flavored Creamer (Nestle)

August 17, 2022, 6:04am Food

Pumpkin Spice pandemonium is upon us — and it’s not even September. Read story

Retired Minneapolis Star Tribune Taste section editor Ann Burckhardt's classic tater tot hot dish, called Hot Dish Heaven.

Tater Tot Hot Dish isn’t just for Minnesotans

Retired Minneapolis Star Tribune Taste section editor Ann Burckhardt's classic tater tot hot dish, called Hot Dish Heaven.

August 17, 2022, 6:04am Food

There are many things Minnesotans take personally: pop vs. soda, an allegiance to the original Jucy Lucy and the correct way to prepare Tater Tot Hot Dish (not casserole). Read story