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Food & Drink: Rosauers in Ridgefield worth the drive

January 10, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Rosauers Supermarket just opened in Ridgefield. As I drove there for this article, I wondered if I would travel all the way from Vancouver to Ridgefield to go grocery shopping. Read story

Here’s what we’ll be drinking in 2020

January 10, 2020, 6:00am Food

What will be the It drink of 2020? Will boozy kombucha take over your Instagram feed? Perhaps the long-overlooked, humble gin and tonic will shine? Read story

Stardust Diner in east Vancouver makes dreams come true

January 10, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

On the last day of 2019, my guest and I took a trip back in time to celebrate the end of the decade. We went all the way back to 1950 with a visit to the Stardust Diner on 164th Avenue in Vancouver and had a great time listening to music of the era and enjoying some really good dinner fare. Read story

11 cookbooks that inspired us in 2019

January 8, 2020, 6:05am Food

The best cookbook is the one whose author seems to be speaking right to you as you stand in a bookstore, flipping through (or clicking around online) and looking for inspiration: Does it make you want to stop by a market on your way home and then pull on an apron as soon as you get there? Or maybe you’re already in your kitchen, cutting board out, and not so… Read story

This hot-and-sour soup recipe is a cure-all for cold (and have-a-cold) days

January 8, 2020, 6:05am Food

To say my taste in food growing up leaned mild over spicy would be an understatement. Case in point: our regular trips to our local Chinese spot. While most of my family opted for the hot-and-sour soup, I stood alone on wonton island. Read story

Where there’s smoke, there’s an Armenian blistered eggplant dip

January 8, 2020, 6:05am Food

If you’ve ever been to an Armenian home for dinner, then you know we love to cook with fire. For Armenian immigrants in the diaspora, “khorovats” - or traditional Armenian barbecues - have played an incredibly important role in our stories. Not only are the feasts seen as a way to preserve and pass down old traditions, but they’re also joyful and celebratory occasions to introduce others to our culture. Read story

Stuffed burger is Minnesota’s food ambassador

January 8, 2020, 6:04am Food

MINNEAPOLIS — “That is one Juicy Lucy!” Read story

Squash your winter blahs

January 8, 2020, 6:03am Food

Winter squash, in all shapes, colors and sizes, fill the market bins at this time of the year. I like to display a variety on my kitchen counter like pieces of art. All too often, I skip cooking these hard beauties because the task feels daunting. Read story

Mini casseroles sweet start to day

January 8, 2020, 6:02am Food

Thinking of changing up the way you do breakfast in 2020? These mini casseroles — made in cupcake tins — are almost as easy to pull together as a bowl of oatmeal. Read story

A breakfast hash you can root for

January 8, 2020, 6:01am Food

My years of being raised in the South left an indelible taste for bacon fat-coated vegetables, a rich treatment I indulge in only once a year. And while you can use butter or olive oil in its place, the distinctive taste of bacon fat works particularly well with that of the root vegetables I use in the hash: creamy, robust rutabaga and sharp, fresh celery root, both of which are… Read story