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  • Offer polenta as a side dish

    This simple, slowly cooked polenta is perfect for the Easter table. It is gently seasoned with fresh herbs. And if our choices of herbs don’t suit the rest of your …


  • Biscuits ready on your schedule

    With all the other things that need to get on the table, sometimes worrying about a yeasted dinner roll is just too much. So these biscuits come together fairly quickly …


  • Baskets without candy still fun

    Susie Peyton, an art teacher in Redwood City, Calif., has always tried to minimize the candy in holiday traditions with her three kids, now ages 11 and 15. “I’m the …


  • This church heals, helps with Easter drama and big dreams

    When Stephen Rice was asked to play Jesus in his church’s annual Easter drama, which happens a week from today, his hair was shaved close to his head. Soon after …


  • Squeeze one last meal from that hambone

    You know the drill: You haul that gorgeous haunch o’ hog out of the oven come Easter, and then, days-of-leftovers later, you’re staring at the dang bone, a few bits …


  • Easter activities bring generations together

    The Easter Bunny was really hopping Saturday. It was that cold. Mr. Bunny, aka David Walton, had added his own vest, tie and hat to the bunny suit provided by …


  • Chilly weather doesn’t deter egg-hunters

    The Easter Bunny was really hopping Saturday. It was that cold. Mr. Bunny, a.k.a. David Walton, had added his own vest, tie and hat to the bunny suit provided by …


  • Inland Northwest hopping with activities to mark Easter

    Easter-weekend events being held in the region include: “Behold Jesus” An Easter Drama - Presentation highlighting events in the life of Jesus Christ. Spokane Dream Center hosts the 13th year …


  • Fresh fruits can bring out the best in Easter desserts

    Whether you’re serving an elegant evening meal for the Easter holiday or a more casual brunch, the arrival of spring begs for desserts with a seasonal flair. “I love that …


  • Churches conduct special services for Holy Week

    Holy Week, the last week of Lent leading up to Easter, begins this week with Palm Sunday. Many Valley churches will have special worship services and other events this week …


  • Eggs help showcase the beauty of Easter

    Shake and decorate hollowed-out Easter eggs, then save them as keepsakes to display from year to year as a whimsical “egg plant” centerpiece. The lovely eggs, together with other favorites, …


  • Cheney Pride Day cleans up neighborhoods

    The Cheney Police Department presents Cheney Pride Day, its second annual citywide beautification project, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunshine Disposal will provide two free refuse collection …


  • Iraqi Christians hold Easter services

    BAGHDAD – Iraq’s embattled Christians took advantage of improved security and gathered Sunday to celebrate Easter, even as roadside bombings killed a U.S. soldier and wounded four other Americans in …


  • Mix of ages helps egg on the festivities

    For Charlotte Carpenter, finding the plastic, goody-filled Easter eggs wasn’t about the candy. “I’ll have to give them to my husband,” said Carpenter, who is diabetic. “The fun of it …


  • Easter sermons to focus on hope

    In a time of economic hardship, a message of hope will be prominent this morning in Easter sermons across the Inland Northwest, several Christian ministers said Saturday. “I am going …


  • Easter nips at winter’s heels

    In the past, Doug Wagley relied on faith. The pastor of Spokane’s New Vision Lutheran Church usually tells his congregation that Easter sunrise services will be warm and sunny – …


  • A Demand for Lamb

    Spring is around the corner. Ambitious home cooks already may be thinking about the menus for Easter and Passover feasts. Ham might be on that menu. Or a rib roast. …


  • Color your eggs with nature’s hues

    Scientists tend to be a curious lot, and South Hill resident Eileen Starr is no exception. The retired earth scientist started experimenting with natural dyes a few years ago. “I …


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