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Food

It’s easy to overlook good-old red radishes

July 8, 2020, 6:02am Food

Think of that one thing in your house that has been there so long, you’ve completely forgotten about it. Maybe it’s a medal you got from running your first 5K, or maybe it’s that adorable knickknack from your last vacation — whatever it might be, I’m betting you feel the same way about that thing as you do about radishes. Read story

Ground turkey can be delicious – no, really!

July 8, 2020, 6:02am Food

After a day of taking pictures of dishes made with ground turkey — such as the one you see on this page — photographer Hillary Levin had an insight. In a moment of clarity and understanding usually attainable only by solitary meditation on a remote mountaintop, she said, “Ground turkey is the tofu of meat.” Read story

Capture the flavors of Provence without lengthy cooking

July 8, 2020, 6:02am Food

Freshly made ratatouille, a tasty blend of Provencal vegetables, is a popular dish in the Provence region of France. It’s gained wider popularity now perhaps due to the movie “Ratatouille.” This vegetarian meal is a quick version that captures the flavors of Provence without lengthy cooking. Read story

Celebrate with steamed mussels

July 8, 2020, 6:01am Food

The French celebrate Bastille Day on July 14. Salute them with this easy-to-prepare, delicious dinner. It takes only minutes to cook. Read story

Spatchcocked – or butterflied – chicken easy, cooks evenly

July 8, 2020, 6:01am Food

Chicken is a family favorite during summer, especially when it’s cooked on the grill. But it can be kind of a pain to prepare because the white and dark parts cook at different temperatures. Read story

Market Fresh Finds: Microgreens deliver outsized flavor

July 3, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Microgreens, as the name may suggest, are delicate miniature versions of our favorite vegetables and herbs like arugula, lettuce, cilantro, radish, celery and beets. They are small tender edible greens that provide intense flavors, bright colors and a crisp texture. Read story

New head baker of Vancouver’s Rosycakes brings bit of Vegas to creations

July 3, 2020, 6:01am Business

Brittnee Klinger, the new head baker and manager of Rosycakes, brings a bit of the sparkle, glam and decadence of her hometown of Las Vegas to Vancouver. Read story

Four Clark County farmers markets are open for the season — with modifications

July 2, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

The pandemic may have changed a lot of things, but it hasn’t altered the seasons. Spring rain and summer sun have worked their magic and now seasonal fruits and vegetables are ripe and ready for market. Read story

Clark County health inspections, June 22-29

July 1, 2020, 1:11pm Clark County Life

For more information, call Clark County Public Health at 564-397-8428 or visit www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/restaurant-inspection. In the health department’s scoring system, the fewer the points, the better. A perfect score is 0. The worst possible score is 418. An establishment with 100 or more points will be closed. Read story

Fun, easy icebox pies that will delight for Fourth of July

July 1, 2020, 6:20am Clark County Life

As we’re catapulted from a very wet spring straight into a very hot summer, the time has come for chilled and frozen desserts, namely those tantalizing treats often called “icebox pies” — some combination of flavored gelatin or pudding mix and whipped topping in a graham cracker or cookie crust. Read story