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Vietnamese shaking beef and noodles

November 17, 2020, 6:06am Food

“Shaking” describes how this Vietnamese dish is cooked. Beef cubes, instead of being stir-fried, are browned in a wok. You shake the pan to turn them. The wok or skillet should be very hot before the beef is added so that a crisp brown crust forms. Read story

Roast beef hash easy to prep

November 17, 2020, 6:05am Food

Busy time? Tasty deli lean roast beef, washed, ready-to-eat salad, reduced-fat dressing and canned premium small white beans make preparing this dinner a breeze. Read story

Zaida MacDonald completes a purchase at the New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing on Tuesday. New Seasons uses plexiglass screens and demands customers wear cloth masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, particularly as holiday season approaches.

Clark County stores offer services, tips to stymie spread of virus while Thanksgiving shopping

Zaida MacDonald completes a purchase at the New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing on Tuesday. New Seasons uses plexiglass screens and demands customers wear cloth masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, particularly as holiday season approaches.

November 17, 2020, 6:00am Business

Even with the pandemic upending traditions, many of us will still cook a Thanksgiving turkey with all the sides for our households. If you haven’t bought groceries for your family’s feast yet, Gov. Jay Inslee’s new COVID-19 restrictions may have thrown you into a panic. But keep in mind, his… Read story

This October 2017 photo taken in New York, shows a Thanksgiving spread with hot spinach and mushroom dip, turkey, cornbread stuffing and sauteed brussel sprouts. A meal like this can be cooked and readied to be enjoyed in multiple homes and connected via Zoom, or virtually, during this year's Thanksgiving holiday.

Zoom in on being thankful

This October 2017 photo taken in New York, shows a Thanksgiving spread with hot spinach and mushroom dip, turkey, cornbread stuffing and sauteed brussel sprouts. A meal like this can be cooked and readied to be enjoyed in multiple homes and connected via Zoom, or virtually, during this year's Thanksgiving holiday.

November 15, 2020, 6:05am Food

We all know Thanksgiving is going to look different this year. If we’re lucky, we might still have weather nice enough and you have space to create an outdoor Thanksgiving with appropriate social distancing. Read story

Crave Catering's nontraditional Thanksgiving offerings include a carmelized vegetable galette.

Thanksgiving takeout: The way to go in Clark County?

Crave Catering's nontraditional Thanksgiving offerings include a carmelized vegetable galette.

November 13, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Life

Last Thanksgiving, we passed platters of carved turkey, mashed potatoes, buttered rolls, green beans and pumpkin pie across tables crowded with family and friends. Read story

Make a heartier quesadilla with the addition of refried beans, shredded chicken or pickled jalapeno slices.

Use your toaster for warming up snacks – better yet, don’t

Make a heartier quesadilla with the addition of refried beans, shredded chicken or pickled jalapeno slices.

November 11, 2020, 8:10pm Clark County Life

To distract myself from politics and viruses (two equally illness-inducing things), I spent last week doing some experimental cookery. I mean to say, I played with my toaster. Read story

Papparedelle with Broccoli Rabe and Mushrooms, a pasta recipe without red sauce, photographed Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS) (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

5 pasta sauces without tomatoes

Papparedelle with Broccoli Rabe and Mushrooms, a pasta recipe without red sauce, photographed Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. (Hillary Levin/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS) (Photos by Hillary Levin/St.

November 11, 2020, 6:04am Food

You can almost feel sorry for pasta sauces that are not made with tomatoes. They are ignored, forgotten, belittled. Though endless in variety, they are like Rudolph the Red-Nosed Pasta: They don’t get to play any non-tomato pasta-sauce games. Read story

Bacon, sausage and fresh pear team up for an "open ravioli" dish that's perfect for fall.

Try ravioli perfectly suited for autumn

Bacon, sausage and fresh pear team up for an "open ravioli" dish that's perfect for fall.

November 11, 2020, 6:04am Food

A pasta sauce doesn’t need to include a bunch of fancy ingredients, or take a lot of time, to dazzle at dinner time. Read story

Coconut pork curry.

Curry powder adds flavor to easy dinner

Coconut pork curry.

November 11, 2020, 6:04am Food

This curry takes less than 10 minutes to make. Using frozen chopped onions and prepared minced garlic cuts down the preparation time. Coconut milk adds a creamy texture. Read story

Brown butter and a generous dose of fresh cinnamon turn up the volume on crumb cake.

Crumb cake worth digging into

Brown butter and a generous dose of fresh cinnamon turn up the volume on crumb cake.

November 11, 2020, 6:04am Food

I’m a sweets-for-breakfast guy. When I need grab-and-go food, blueberry muffins are what I make. When I have time to wake up and bake, buttermilk biscuits with jam hit the spot. Read story