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Market Fresh Finds: Top off summer with cherry tomatoes

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September 10, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Nothing beats the summer garden goodness of a bite-sized, sweet cherry tomato that squirts juice when you bite into it. Read story

Built on a layer of savory cornbread, the summer trifle salad is made with shredded romaine lettuce, sweet corn, mini peppers, cucumbers and cherry tomatoes.

Build perfect summer trifle salad

Built on a layer of savory cornbread, the summer trifle salad is made with shredded romaine lettuce, sweet corn, mini peppers, cucumbers and cherry tomatoes.

September 9, 2020, 6:04am Food

Trifles are terrific. They don’t require hard-to-find ingredients and draw lots of accolades for barely any work. They look the part whether it’s a laid-back family get-together or a soiree on the patio decked with string lights. Read story

The floral tang of passion fruit is ideal in an ice-cold sorbet.

Passion fruit is here to save you from heat

The floral tang of passion fruit is ideal in an ice-cold sorbet.

September 9, 2020, 6:04am Food

At this point in quarantine, there’s not a lot to brighten your mood, but on a trip to the farmers market this past weekend, I was thrilled to find at least one thing to do just that: passion fruit. Read story

Grilled Cauliflower Wedges (Genevieve Ko/Los Angeles Times)

Throw cauliflower on grill for meaty meatless dish

Grilled Cauliflower Wedges (Genevieve Ko/Los Angeles Times)

September 9, 2020, 6:04am Food

Whole roasted cauliflower impresses as a vegan centerpiece or fills you up as a one-dish meal. The vegetable can play the same role in outdoor cooking, but needs to be cut up first. If you haven’t tried grilled cauliflower, you’ll want to: It caramelizes beautifully on the outside and develops a chewy juiciness on the inside, making it the best meat alternative for live fire cooking. It’s naturally a little… Read story

Barbecued pork pierogies easy to make at home

September 9, 2020, 6:03am Food

Pierogies are pretty easy to make at home because dumpling dough is softer and more pliable than pasta dough and therefore easier to roll out. There’s no yeast or rising time, just a brief resting period. Another plus: Making your own dumplings puts you in the driver’s seat with the fillings. The classic mashed potato and cheese pierogi is but one option. Read story

Chef Nicole Burgess, the pastry chef at Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif., developed "Quarantine Choco-Chip Cookies" for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, observed on Aug. 4.

‘Diet’ chocolate chip cookies have lots of flavor, but little guilt

Chef Nicole Burgess, the pastry chef at Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, Calif., developed "Quarantine Choco-Chip Cookies" for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, observed on Aug. 4.

September 9, 2020, 6:02am Food

It can be tough to maintain healthful eating habits in stressful times, when the snack you hanker for probably begins with “chocolate” and ends with “cookie.” Read story

This tangy chicken is first fried with a light flour coating before being stirred into a mildly spicy tomato sauce.

Ketchup key secret ingredient in these 3 delicious recipes

This tangy chicken is first fried with a light flour coating before being stirred into a mildly spicy tomato sauce.

September 9, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Life

My daughter has a tomato-red T-shirt that proclaims, “I put ketchup on my ketchup,” which she wears with pride (although, frankly, she’s also quite fond of mustard and barbecue sauce). Read story

Lukulaumbo Sekuture, a friend of Happiness Family Farm, checks out corn and other produce being grown at Sauvie Island on an August afternoon.

Happiness Family Farm in Clark County, Sauvie Island shares bounty

Lukulaumbo Sekuture, a friend of Happiness Family Farm, checks out corn and other produce being grown at Sauvie Island on an August afternoon.

September 4, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Life

Growing food helped Prosper Hezumuryano and Rosata Niyonzima nourish themselves in their home country of Burundi and then feed their expanding family during 12 years at a refugee camp in Tanzania. Read story

Both the stalks and the flowers of chives are edible.

Market Fresh Finds: Chives impart delicate flavor to different types of food

Both the stalks and the flowers of chives are edible.

September 4, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Chives are the milder cousins of onions, garlic, shallots and leeks. Read story

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Get your fill of fair food in downtown Camas

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

The month of August passed without a single funnel cake — or corn dog, elephant ear, caramel apple or any of the other foods people flock to the Clark County Fair to consume. Read story