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I used ground lamb for these Greek Haystacks, but lamb sausage or beef would work just as well. Lamb is expensive; I made it stretch by sauteeing it with peppers and onions.

Stack up the flavor: Haystacks are a fun, frugal and completely customizable meal

I used ground lamb for these Greek Haystacks, but lamb sausage or beef would work just as well. Lamb is expensive; I made it stretch by sauteeing it with peppers and onions.

February 24, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

My ongoing project this year is to re-create meaningful meals. I’ve mainly been exploring my mother’s recipes but I’ve also been thinking about other folks who’ve invited me to share their tables. Plainly speaking, I’m hoping to cook up some of the connectedness that I’ve missed this year. Food is… Read story

A grower weeds her asparagus bed by hand as the asparagus is beginning to sprout.

Home-grown asparagus worth wait

A grower weeds her asparagus bed by hand as the asparagus is beginning to sprout.

February 20, 2021, 6:03am Food

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Growing asparagus requires patience — from planting to harvest takes two to three years, but the reward is well worth the wait. Read story

A variety of produce from Flat Tack Farm.

Clark County farms get ready for season, encourage members to join CSA

A variety of produce from Flat Tack Farm.

February 19, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

If you’d like to eat fresh, local vegetables all summer, now is the time to look into joining a CSA. Read story

The Glass Fire burns along Silverado Trail in Napa County near the Chateau Boswell Winery on Sept. 27 in St. Helena, Calif.

Wildfires clobber 2020 California grape crop

The Glass Fire burns along Silverado Trail in Napa County near the Chateau Boswell Winery on Sept. 27 in St. Helena, Calif.

February 19, 2021, 6:00am Food

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The worst wildfire season in modern California history resulted in the smallest wine grape crop in years. Read story

Bacon-beer caramel corn great TV binge snack

February 17, 2021, 6:04am Food

Ovenly’s cookbook contains a genius at-home bar snack recipe that’s perfect for Netflix binges. Read story

Spicy broccoli soup with a hot sandwich.

Spice up trusty soup and sandwich

Spicy broccoli soup with a hot sandwich.

February 17, 2021, 6:02am Food

A quick look back at all the pandemic cooking I’ve done reveals a penchant for soup and sandwiches. Chiefly because it’s easy and economical to keep ingredients for those dishes on hand. Good-quality rolls in the freezer, sliced cheese and deli meats in the fridge. For soups, I rely on… Read story

Classic stroganoff is easy, quick

February 17, 2021, 6:02am Food

Stroganoff is an old Russian classic. Read story

Dal gosht (lentil sauce with lamb).

Dal needn’t be time consuming

Dal gosht (lentil sauce with lamb).

February 17, 2021, 6:02am Food

You can enjoy the flavors of India without the hours usually spent in making this dish. Dal means lentils and is one of the common ingredients used in Indian cooking. For this dish the lentils are made into a thick dal sauce and served with sauteed lamb cubes. Read story

This carob cake with carob-coffee buttercream frosting is made with buttermilk and roasted carob powder.

Carob cake – if you dare

This carob cake with carob-coffee buttercream frosting is made with buttermilk and roasted carob powder.

February 17, 2021, 6:01am Clark County Life

I’m not a master of cakery, by any means. I rarely bake a successful cake. There’s usually something off about it. It’s underdone, it’s overdone, it’s sunken, it’s poisonous to small mammals, that sort of thing. I don’t especially like cake, anyway; it’s just too sweet and too, I don’t… Read story

These vegetarian tostadas are stacked with two layers of smashed pinto beans, lettuce, pico and roasted sweet potatoes and bell peppers. Crumbled queso fresco and lime crema add the crowning touch.

Tired of tacos? Try tostadas and add favorite ingredients

These vegetarian tostadas are stacked with two layers of smashed pinto beans, lettuce, pico and roasted sweet potatoes and bell peppers. Crumbled queso fresco and lime crema add the crowning touch.

February 17, 2021, 6:00am Food

When it comes to getting a dinner everyone can agree on on the table, and quickly, you simply can’t go wrong with tacos. They’re crunchy, kid-friendly and can hold just about anything you can think of, which means you probably have all the goods in your fridge and pantry. Read story