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FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2011

Sausage & Beans from Gordon Ramsay's "Fast Food." (Jill Mead)

Help for a busy mom 

I love to cook. I just don't. Don't have time, really, between a full-time job, two kids, two dogs, a husband and a household of never-ending laundry to deal with. My quest? To fill my recipe box with a couple dozen go-to meals -- things...

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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2011

Rosemary Ranch Chicken Kebabs (Allrecipes.com)

Helping with a meal

When someone in my life is sick, caring for someone who is ill or having a baby, I always feel like the least I can do is make a meal for them. Over the years, I have helped deliver meals to family and friends, as...

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TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2011

Volunteer server David Jones, right, serves a plate of organic food at One World Spokane on East Sprague on Wednesday, March 17, 2010.    (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

One World Spokane closing 

One World Spokane is closing. The progressive cafe that allows diners to pay what they can for local, organic fare will close its doors Saturday, according to an email message from owners Janice and Keith Raschko. The couple brought the One World concept to Spokane...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2011

Deep, red colors of Fall 

Ever since I was in grade school (many years ago), a more obscure hallmark of Autumn has always been the arrival of pomegranates in the produce section. Back in the day, it was a crapshoot -- about half the pomegranates you’d pry your way into...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2011

Abby Shewchuck gathers apples from the Cherry Shack orchard on Green Bluff. Hundreds of volunteers descended on the area farms to harvest the remaining fruit for donation to the Second Harvest food bank.
  (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Apple time

There's still time to join the fun at the Spokane Public Market this weekend. Vendors at the market, 24 W. Second Ave., are hosting Apple Craze through Saturday. Shoppers can taste more than 50 varieties of local apples and find informational sessions on growing and...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 27, 2011

First bite at Rex's Burgers and Brews

The former Niko's location is now home to Rex's Burgers and Brews. Chef Jason Rex is leading the culinary team for a menu that features a build-your-own burger menu along with handmade onion rings, sweet potato fries, wings, sandwiches, pasta, steak and more. It just...

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Diners gather around for a summer Big Table dinner at Chaps. (Lorie Hutson / Spokesman-Review)

Pull up a seat 

There is nothing I love more than sharing a meal with friends. Whether around the table, the campfire or the snack table at work, food has a wonderful way of drawing people together. We hope this blog will be a bit like that. One of...

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