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Johnny Grizzard, grocery manager at the Carlie C's IGA in Angier, N.C., fulfills an online order while working Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

Why are grocery prices so high?

Johnny Grizzard, grocery manager at the Carlie C's IGA in Angier, N.C., fulfills an online order while working Tuesday, April 14, 2020.

May 28, 2021, 6:02am Food

Raleigh, N.C. — The rise in grocery prices that began at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t seem likely to reverse in the near future. Read story

Visitors to 3Peaks Public House and Taproom in Ridgefield can dine on food-truck fare from Street Dogos and The Smokin' Oak.

3Peaks taproom truckin’ into summer in Ridgefield

Visitors to 3Peaks Public House and Taproom in Ridgefield can dine on food-truck fare from Street Dogos and The Smokin' Oak.

May 28, 2021, 6:00am Business

The Smokin’ Oak’s food truck is parked at 3Peaks Public House and Taproom in Ridgefield through this summer, joining Pacific Northwest Best Fish Company and Street Dogos. Read story

Tangy Mexican fish dish is a catch

May 26, 2021, 6:05am Food

Fish fillet sauteed in a savory orange sauce is an unusual, tangy Mexican dish. Add fried corn tossed with green peppers to complete the meal. More people are beginning to savor the subtle flavor distinctions of Mexican food that extend beyond ever-popular tacos, tamales and tongue-scorching salsas. Read story

Warm strawberries with baked meringues and vanilla ice cream, made with fresh strawberries.

Glory of strawberries: 5 recipes perfectly in season

Warm strawberries with baked meringues and vanilla ice cream, made with fresh strawberries.

May 26, 2021, 6:04am Food

It’s impossible to be sad when strawberries are in season. Read story

"Getaway" by Renee Erickson.

‘Getaway’ is the cookbook you need now

"Getaway" by Renee Erickson.

May 26, 2021, 6:04am Food

Renee Erickson’s new cookbook, “Getaway” — subtitled “food & drink to transport you” — seems intentionally perfect for right now, when a year-plus of the COVID-19 pandemic has everybody longing to get away like never before. The book has chapters roaming from Rome to Paris to Normandy to London, then… Read story

Chinese noodles, vegetables make versatile one-dish meal

May 26, 2021, 6:03am Food

This is a simple one-dish meal made with shiitake mushrooms, chicken, cashew nuts and an Asian dressing. It can be served warm or at room temperature. Read story

Everything But The Bagel Chicken.

Popular spice gives chicken pizzazz

Everything But The Bagel Chicken.

May 26, 2021, 6:02am Food

I was looking for a new way to dress up boneless, skinless chicken breast. Everything but the Bagel spice is becoming very popular. It adds lots of flavor by just using this spice blend for the chicken. It can be found in the spice section of the supermarket. It’s a… Read story

Turkey and Vegetable Kebabs and Smoky Beef and Mushroom Kebabs.

Here’s how to get grilling for Memorial Day

Turkey and Vegetable Kebabs and Smoky Beef and Mushroom Kebabs.

May 26, 2021, 6:01am Food

True confession: I grill outside all year long. Memorial Day weekend just makes it official! Read story

I found the recipe for Chicken Strata in my grandmother's old recipe box, a comforting family casserole straight from the 1950s.

Chicken Strata among the comforting 1950s entrees worth a revival

I found the recipe for Chicken Strata in my grandmother's old recipe box, a comforting family casserole straight from the 1950s.

May 26, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Casseroles suffer from a somewhat unglamorous reputation. You won’t find tuna casserole on the menu at any self-respecting restaurant, or a cheese-and-broccoli bake. These dishes are almost exclusively enjoyed in the domestic realm, conjuring images of a ’50s-era homemaker in a poofy tulle skirt and fancy apron pulling a steaming… Read story

Tasting room associate Theo Squires serves a customer at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, 2021.

Tips to help you find your new favorite glass of wine in Clark County

Tasting room associate Theo Squires serves a customer at Brian Carter Cellars at The Waterfront Vancouver on Tuesday afternoon, May 4, 2021.

May 21, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

Wine is nothing new in Clark County, where English Estate, Windy Hills, Heisen House and others have made red, white and rosé for many years. The recent addition of a cluster of tasting rooms at Vancouver’s waterfront, however, makes it easier than ever to try a variety of wines in… Read story