Stories tagged: cooking
Thu., May 18, 2017, 7 a.m.
Skillet pork chops with apples and onions trick dinner guests into thinking you spent hours on the dish
For a little extra kick, consider adding a little freshly grated ginger to the sauce.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 8 p.m.
The morel of the story: eat more mushrooms
These nutty little nuggets – brainy, grainy and resembling certain kinds of coral – are valued for their depth of flavor, lending an earthiness to all kinds of dishes. Butter …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Dorothy Dean: Shortbread – simple, rich, satisfying – offers a blank, buttery canvas for all sorts of flavors
These shortbread cookies include orange zest and chopped cranberries. But the base could also be livened up with all sorts of options.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 4 p.m.
Rappers becoming fixtures on food scene
Snoop may seem an unlikely guest for a festival where high-brow foodies come for $500-a-plate dinners to mingle with chefs like Jose Andres and Daniel Boulud, but it’s emblematic of …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Cheddar Leprechaun Bread recipe
The cooking classes for children at Second Harvest have covered a variety of recipes, from pizza to smoothies to this bread at class earlier this month.
Mon., March 27, 2017, midnight
Second Harvest teaches kids healthy cooking
Second Harvest has started kids cooking classes that are impacting family decisions for healthier eating – from wheat flour for making pizza dough to homemade shamrock smoothie shakes.
Mon., March 6, 2017, 1:24 p.m.
Plunge into the art of seafood cooking for Lent
Some items simply might be cost-prohibitive, depending on an individual’s budget. But, there is more than one fish in the sea.
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
Goodbye Dorothy Dean: Woman who served as last home economics specialist at The Spokesman-Review dies at 89
Margaret Heimbigner, the last woman to serve as The Spokesman-Review’s “Dorothy Dean,” has died at 89.
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 3 p.m.
Renowned chef feeds Rio’s homeless with excess Olympic food
Homeless people in Rio are feasting on three-course meals courtesy of one of the world’s top chefs, who used leftovers from Olympic caterers and other local partners to make food, …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 28, 2015, midnight
Second Harvest opens new teaching kitchen
Second Harvest is now working with the public to teach cooking and nutrition to food bank clients and others.
Thu., April 30, 2015, midnight
Hunters help Union Gospel Mission feed the hungry
Union Gospel Mission chef Derek Mobley runs a mixing paddle through his Swedish meatball sauce. He pauses, dips a spoon into the tilt skillet.
Thu., April 16, 2015, midnight
Cooking your catch: Learning how to spice up any size catch
The lower Grande Ronde ran steelhead green. Sunshine spanned the ridges opposite our side of the river. Frost along the shoreline started to thaw, revealing the contours of riverbank, the …
Thu., Jan. 29, 2015, midnight
Cheesy, luscious baked walleye or halibut
When James Donelan and his friends caught a 125-pound halibut and five others weighing between 60-100 pounds each in Valdez, Alaska, dinner time on the water required a little improvisation. …
Thu., Jan. 1, 2015, midnight
Cooking your catch: Alaska-inspired smoked salmon
Mike Altman spent four years living and fishing in Alaska in the 1980s. During that time, he netted several silver beauties, as well as a few choice recipes. Altman learned …
Thu., Dec. 11, 2014, midnight
Cooking your catch: Seared steelhead with pinot grigio cream sauce
Throughout the Northwest, the hunt is on for steelhead. Rivers are filling up with these magnificent, elusive creatures. I have heard some anglers refer to steelhead (particularly wild steelhead) as …
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014, midnight
Cooking your game: Autumn squash, big-game harvest make for great dinner
Fall is the season to fill your home with aromas – a pumpkin pie baking in the oven, a whiff of autumn leaves from an open window, a fire going …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014, midnight
Cooking your catch: A new spin on rod and reel cooking
Downriver, along the western horizon, the sun lay a soft boil atop pine-hemmed mountains, a tangency that spoke the harsh truth: quitting time. Creel count: zero. Lures and streamers lost …
Thu., Feb. 28, 2013, midnight
Young chefs have an appetite to learn
Drake Johnson takes Cheney Middle School’s after-school ethnic cooking class because the 14-year-old likes to eat. Alicia Fowler, 12, has a practical reason: “I’m depending on being a chef when …
Sun., Dec. 9, 2012, midnight
Culinary class takes its lessons on the road
Tymberli Carson hopes to be a chef one day. On Monday the 17-year-old will have a trial run. Carson is one of five Community School culinary students who, along with …
Fri., Dec. 7, 2012, 11:37 a.m.
NJ teen wants Easy-Bake Oven to appeal to boys
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Four-year-old Gavyn Boscio loves to cook and asked for an Easy-Bake Oven for Christmas. But when his big sister went to buy one, she discovered to …
Wed., Nov. 7, 2012, midnight
Pot of gold
As archaeological finds go, it was fairly significant – a piece of terra cotta pottery whose origins date back a couple thousand years, to Etruscan times. It was right there …
Tue., July 31, 2012, midnight
Cook with healthy oils, but use sparingly
I often go to the farmers market in the summer, look at all of the beautiful vegetables, and wonder “How will I cook that?” I want to share with you …
Wed., April 4, 2012, midnight
Get Creative with crepes
Crepes have an undeserved reputation for being temperamental. Flipping and folding the wafer-thin pancakes can seem intimidating at first, but once you’ve successfully turned a few of the flimsy French …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012, midnight
Corbin Art Center classes start Monday
The Corbin Art Center, 507 W. Seventh Ave., will hold art and cooking classes for children and adults beginning Monday. Registration is required for all classes. For a complete list …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2011, midnight
Farmgirl Gourmet finds joy as Lagasse blogger
On the sunny back porch of a craftsman home in Cheney, Heather Scholten is hovering above her lunch with a camera. She snaps a few pictures, stopping to add a …
Wed., May 11, 2011, midnight
Appetite to change
Save the planet, save your children, save yourself and save money. How? Cook.
Wed., Oct. 6, 2010, midnight
Cookbooks offer feast of ideas for healthy family meals
The kids have been back to school now for a little better than a month, so you know what that means: It’s just about time for the dinnertime rut. It’s …
Wed., Sept. 22, 2010, midnight
Winner’s original recipe differs slightly
Spokane cooking teacher Paula Mannino loved competing in the LG Electronics “Taste of Something Better” contest, but she was concerned about a few changes the company made to her recipe …
Wed., Sept. 15, 2010, midnight
Taste of cook-off victory has Spokane woman hooked
Paula Mannino is hooked. The Spokane woman, who teaches Italian cooking classes at her home, says she’s thinking of becoming a cooking-contest junkie after a recent win in the second …
Wed., Sept. 15, 2010, midnight
Kitchen Engine turns four years old
The Kitchen Engine celebrates its fourth anniversary with three days of tastings, demonstrations and classes starting at 8 a.m. today. Doma Coffee Roasting Company will brew cups of organic, fair …