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Daily's Poptails are frozen wine popsicles.(Melody Baetens/The Detroit News/TNS)

Ice pops for adults are on shelves

Daily's Poptails are frozen wine popsicles.(Melody Baetens/The Detroit News/TNS)

August 6, 2021, 6:00am Food

Hard seltzer rocked the beverage market in 2019, causing brands to flood store and bar shelves. Even beer makers like Bud Light, Coors and Corona got in on the action, releasing cans of the sparkling, alcoholic fruity drink. Read story

Acorn & the Oak's house cocktails are $14.

Lakeside dining: Acorn & the Oak dining room opens for service in Camas

Acorn & the Oak's house cocktails are $14.

August 6, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Janessa and Chuck Stoltz spent a year renovating the 1936 structure that formerly housed the Lakeside Chalet on Lacamas Lake to create Acorn & the Oak. Then the pandemic hit. The restaurant finally opened for service on Mother’s Day. With COVID-19 restaurant limits lifted, this chic spot on the lake… Read story

Volunteers take part in a kimchi-making festival in Seoul in 2018.

9 facts to whet appetite for kimchi

Volunteers take part in a kimchi-making festival in Seoul in 2018.

August 4, 2021, 6:05am Food

If kimchi isn’t a part of your life right now, please reconsider the choices you have made. Read story

Chunky mango salsa makes delicious, spicy chicken dinner

August 4, 2021, 6:04am Food

Chicken with chunky mango salsa makes a sweet and spicy dinner. Read story

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for orecchiette with sausage and arugula.

Pasta comes with tasty shortcut

This image released by Milk Street shows a recipe for orecchiette with sausage and arugula.

August 4, 2021, 6:04am Food

On the Italian island of Sardinia, we were smitten with a richly flavored pasta with ground pork and wild fennel. It came loaded with a host of spices and herbs, including parsley, black pepper, fennel seed, paprika, red pepper flakes, onion and salt. Read story

A grilled shrimp cocktail with Bloody Mary sauce.

10 grilling tips for perfect outdoor fare

A grilled shrimp cocktail with Bloody Mary sauce.

August 4, 2021, 6:03am Food

This time of year, everyone asks me how they can become a better griller. It all comes down to the following 10 tips, the most important of which is knowing the difference between direct and indirect cooking. Read story

Mussels steamed in white wine.

Taking mystery out of cooking mussels

Mussels steamed in white wine.

August 4, 2021, 6:02am Food

Most people haven’t cooked many — if any — mussels in their lifetimes. Just the sight of that little cluster of blue-black shells is sometimes enough to send one scurrying back toward more familiar sea creatures like salmon and shrimp. Read story

Seared scallops salad.

Scallop salad perfect for summer

Seared scallops salad.

August 4, 2021, 6:01am Food

This fresh summer salad is topped with seared sweet scallops. It’s perfect for a hot summer night. Scallops, which need very little cooking, should be prepared so the inside remains creamy. Prolonged cooking will shrink and toughen them. Read story

Serve this dessert chilled or frozen, depending on how hot you are after making them.

Lovely Lemon Lush: Easy-peasy, lemon squeezy dessert bars

Serve this dessert chilled or frozen, depending on how hot you are after making them.

August 4, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

The taste of lemons is the quintessential taste of summer. (As is the taste of barbecue, the taste of ice cream, the taste of fresh berries and cherries and peaches …). However, this recipe is not so much about capitalizing on fresh lemons as it is about making something quick,… Read story

Pineapple- mango-guava hard seltzer at Loowit Brewing.

Hard seltzers bubbling up at Clark County taphouses

Pineapple- mango-guava hard seltzer at Loowit Brewing.

July 30, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

It’s difficult to avoid hard seltzer this summer. Cans of White Claw, Truly and Vizzy tower in grocery stores throughout Vancouver. Read story