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A selection of hard seltzer on a counter in New York. Hard seltzer, also known as spiked seltzer or hard sparkling water, contains carbonated water, alcohol and flavoring.

Hard seltzers are newest ‘it drink’

A selection of hard seltzer on a counter in New York. Hard seltzer, also known as spiked seltzer or hard sparkling water, contains carbonated water, alcohol and flavoring.

August 27, 2020, 6:00am Food

I know I am revealing my age when I say that the last time I remember an alcohol craze like this it was wine coolers. The most recent “it drink” is hard seltzer, served on plenty of patios and sidewalk tables during this pandemic summer. Read story

White Pizza has a creamy, garlic sauce and is a nice change from tomato-based pizzas.

Make-at-home pizza is a tasty change

White Pizza has a creamy, garlic sauce and is a nice change from tomato-based pizzas.

August 26, 2020, 6:05am Food

Ordering out for pizza more often during the pandemic? Here’s a pizza that you can make at home and takes only minutes to put together. It has a creamy, garlic sauce and is a nice change from tomato-based pizzas. This recipe calls for a thin crust pizza base you can buy ready-made. Read story

Zucchini stuffed with spicy sausage, fresh tomatoes and cheese is full of summer flavors.

Get on board with zucchini boats

Zucchini stuffed with spicy sausage, fresh tomatoes and cheese is full of summer flavors.

August 26, 2020, 6:05am Food

Are you tired yet of all that garden-fresh zucchini? Read story

Tiny Tomato Bruschetta.

Bruschetta loves tiny tomatoes

Tiny Tomato Bruschetta.

August 26, 2020, 6:04am Food

Peak summer tomatoes are sweet enough to eat alone or layered into a simple salad, but sometimes they need a little heft to turn into a meal. Enter bruschetta. Read story

The batter for these buttermilk griddle cakes is on the thick side, but they cook up fluffy and golden.

Hot cereal without the bowl

The batter for these buttermilk griddle cakes is on the thick side, but they cook up fluffy and golden.

August 26, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

America is a genius at making (and marketing) hot cereals. I look back fondly at the many bowls of warmed and sweetened processed grains that were instrumental in making the above-average-weight body I have today. Of course, hot cereal can be made, labor intensively, by boiling grains on the stovetop, but the real innovations on the cereal scene came in the latter half of the 20th century with the introduction… Read story

24-Hour Baguettes. (Hillary Levin/St.

Homemade bread: It’s the staff of life

24-Hour Baguettes. (Hillary Levin/St.

August 26, 2020, 6:00am Food

And just like that, we became a nation of bakers. Read story

Winter radishes fresh from the garden that were grown in New Paltz, N.Y.

Humble roots give salads pizzazz

Winter radishes fresh from the garden that were grown in New Paltz, N.Y.

August 22, 2020, 6:00am Food

Put a “wow” in your radishes by growing winter varieties. Winter radishes grow more slowly than spring radishes, requiring about two months to mature, and they remain crisp and tasty for eating throughout the winter. Read story

Alpenrose specializes in dairy products but its grocery delivery service offers other items as well.

Food businesses deliver bounty of local producers to Clark County doors

Alpenrose specializes in dairy products but its grocery delivery service offers other items as well.

August 21, 2020, 6:04am Clark County Life

The pandemic has turned the chore of grocery shopping into a potential health hazard — a masked game of trying to stay away from other people punctuated by rigorous hand washing. We’re reluctant to shop for groceries and yet we still need to eat. Read story

Kale is a superfood but can be hard to love.

Market Fresh Finds: 3 secrets to preparing kale everyone will love

Kale is a superfood but can be hard to love.

August 21, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

When I first read about the health benefits of kale, I was ready to love it. Goodness knows, I tried. I served kale to family members several times but was not able convince them to do much more than tolerate it. Then I discovered the three secrets to preparing kale. Read story

Clark County health inspections, Aug. 10-17

August 19, 2020, 2:22pm 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