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Celebrate Pi Day with this Kentucky Bourbon Chocolate Chip Tart from Just American Desserts

Eva Roberts shares her recipe for a staple at her Spokane Valley bake shop.

Dorothy Dean presents: Corned Beef and Cabbage

This one pot meal couldn’t be simpler to make.

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 10:27 a.m.

Dorothy Dean presents: Zucchini fries offer flavor without the grease, calories or fat

Now you’re probably thinking there’s no way strips of baked zucchini can be as enjoyable as its fried friend, but you’re wrong. Very wrong.

Dorothy Dean presents: Greek meatloaf with tzatziki sauce

A spin on a childhood staple, this Greek meatloaf is tender, juicy and full of flavor.

Personal Foodstory: Simple but satisfying salad bridges space between two homes for daughter of divorce

Despite all the differences, one particular recipe was made in both kitchens: cucumber-tomato salad.

Dorothy Dean presents: Decadent chocolate lava cakes, just in time for Valentine’s Day

With its liquid center, lava cake might seem intimidating to make, but with only five main ingredients, it’s actually quite simple.

This Valentine’s Day, create a bouquet of apple roses

Topped with a dusting of powdered sugar, a drizzle of caramel sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream, who needs a Valentine?

Dorothy Dean: Slow-cooker stroganoff a perfect example of comfort cuisine

To me, beef stroganoff has comfort written all over it. Tender chunks of beef and flavorful mushrooms in a creamy, robust sauce over a bed of egg noodles – I …

Dorothy Dean presents: lettuce wraps

These Asian lettuce wraps make for an easy, guilt-free meal that’s satisfying and packed with flavor.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 2:52 p.m.

Try these hot and comforting foods when the temperature nosedives

It’s time to warm up with soothing comfort food. Nothing beats a bowl of steaming hot chili, soup or stew on cold days like these.

Dorothy Dean presents: Green smoothies can help kick the new year off right

They’re hydrating, packed with nutrients and make an easy, refreshing breakfast or pick-me-up. (And they’re great for hangovers too!)

Dorothy Dean presents: the bloody Caesar to celebrate National Hangover Day and National Bloody Mary Day

While bloody marys are a great “hair of the dog” drink, I find their Canadian cousin, the bloody Caesar, to be far more flavorful and refreshing.

Dorothy Dean presents: overnight cinnamon rolls for Christmas morning

You’ll want to wake up to this heavenly combination of cinnamon and butter, fresh-baked pastry and sweet, warm, gooey frosting.

Dorothy Dean presents: Kid-friendly and super-cute cornflake wreaths

With the salty, chewy crunch from the cornflakes and ooey-gooey sweetness from the marshmallows, these easy to make treats are utterly delicious.

Chef Spotlight: Seven Questions and a Recipe with Eva Roberts

Find out why co-workers say she’s like pecan pie.

Sweet potato marshmallow casserole livens up holiday meals

All my friends and family are obsessed with sweet potato casserole covered in gooey marshmallow.

Game for the table: Experts offer tips for cooking wild critters

The best part of a successful hunt isn’t the antlers – no matter how impressive – that hang on your wall for years to come. It’s the months of delicious, …

Dorothy Dean presents: Turkey cake pops #becausecuteness

These Thanksgiving-themed cake pops can do double duty as dessert and place-card holders.

No Bones About It: Squash mac and cheese is a new fall favorite

This is fall comfort food at its best: homemade mac and cheese with a rich, flavorful sauce that gets its thick, silky consistency from pureed butternut squash.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 8, 2017, 11:10 a.m.

Apples and sweet potatoes are often found on the Thanksgiving table, just not usually in the same dish

Students in the Margaret Ritchie School of Family and Consumer Sciences at the University of Idaho combined ingredients that aren’t usually paired together in this year’s Thanksgiving challenge.

Learn to make lefse

Quillisascut Farm is holding its third annual lefse workshop Nov. 11, and now’s the time to sign up.

Hunting for elderberries might be worth it when flu season arrives

Elderberries are rich in antioxidants, and their extract can ease flu symptoms.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 6:02 p.m.

Dorothy Dean presents: Thin-crust pizza that can stand up to many toppings

This crust is thin and crispy but can still hold its own when loaded with toppings.

Mark your calendars: Farm to Food Expo is Nov. 3 and 4 at Spokane Community College

The event offers more than 75 workshops geared toward gardeners, small-acreage farmers and foodies.

Kitchen Engine celebrates 11th anniversary with annual sales event

Items are marked down anywhere from 15 to 70 percent off. Plus, the store is doing $3,000 worth of instant door-prize giveaways

Dorothy Dean presents: bacon-wrapped chicken breasts

This dish is meaty, rich and satisfying.

Dorothy Dean presents: apple kuchen

Watch chef Leroy Payne prepare a classic Dorothy Dean recipe.

Cooking the Mother Sauces: Patience a key ingredient

Hollandaise is thickened by an emulsion of melted butter and egg yolk.

UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 23, 2017, 4:04 p.m.

Cooking School: Veloute of the Five Mother Sauces

Veloute is a light roux whisked with chicken, turkey, fish or any other clear stock.

Dorothy Dean presents: Orzo pasta salad

Served either hot or cold, this orzo pasta salad pairs well with fish or chicken, or makes a refreshing, light main dish on its own.