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Sunday, January 20, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Pilgrim’s Beer Tastings - Laughing Dog Brewery. Today, 3:30-6 p.m., Pilgrim’s Market, 1316 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene. Free. (208) 676-9730. Bottles Beer Tasting - Firestone Walker. Thursday, 5 p.m., …


Cookbook review: ‘Scoop Adventures’

‘Scoop Adventures: The Best Ice Cream


For real local flavor, try lilac ice cream

Local legend has it that the first lilac bush was planted at a homestead near Hillyard after traveling by trunk from Minnesota in 1882. Another story puts the city’s first …


Smaller school districts adapting best to new lunch regulations

Cooks hustled around the kitchen at Cheney High School on Wednesday preparing a vegetarian lunch feast: fresh salad dressings, hot potato wedges, baked macaroni and cheese, roasted cauliflower and lentil …


Cookbook Review: Orchardist’s book highlights fruit from all seasons

Quick look: Three generations have been farming at Red Jacket Orchards in upstate New York for more than 50 years, so they’re experts in the field of tree fruits and …


Taste summer with a sweet cherry on top

Cherry season in the Pacific Northwest is sweet – and maddeningly short-lived. Thanks to Mother Nature, though, this year’s crop is slated to be plump and plentiful, perfect for making …


Cronut creator’s cookies a sweet success

Pastry chef Dominique Ansel, inventor of the croissant-meets-doughnut confection he christened the Cronut, is coming out with a cookbook in a few months. To whet the media’s appetite, publisher Simon …


Rich burrata great in salads, pizza

Ahhh … burrata. At a recent cooking demonstration, I was asked where one can buy burrata cheese.


Your gin deserves good tonic water

Grocery store shelves abound with cheap commercial tonic water. But that doesn’t mean you should use it. “Adding crummy tonic to good gin is like cooking beautiful line caught fish …


Dandelions can be a tasty addition to your kitchen

Perhaps you consider them unsightly. Those bright yellow blossoms – self-pollinating, deeply rooted, difficult to dig out – constitute one of the biggest blights of a manicured lawn.


Fresh spinach dishes would make even Popeye proud

The only spinach I knew as a child came from a small white carton in the deep freezer. Mom would dump the frozen leaves into a pot of boiling water …


Quinoa salad with shrimp a great summer kickoff

Usher in summer with a quinoa salad filled with vegetables and shrimp and topped with a citrus-and-olive-oil dressing. Quinoa, an ancient grain from the Andean mountains, has become very popular …


Spiceologist seeking funds for next phase

Spiceologist is running its third Kickstarter campaign. This time, the Spokane-based spice company is looking for help to create what its executives are calling “some sexy packaging.”


Fresh Sheet: Wisconsinburger opens on South Hill

There’s a new burger joint on the South Hill. Wisconsinburger features a Midwestern menu, complete with fried cheese curds (which have been receiving raves reviews). And, of course, there are …


Valley-based meat distributor’s business booming

Faster than a trip through a hamburger joint’s drive-thru, Shari Smith pulled her vehicle through a Spokane Valley parking lot on Friday morning for 100 pounds of meat, loaded into …


Health-conscious eating habits can become destructive

She wasn’t eating kale smoothies because she loved them, and she never thought becoming anorexic would make her prettier. Anna, a junior at a Spokane high school, set out on …


Hillyard’s Good Stuff sells wine, much more

A new shop in the heart of Hillyard plans to offer wine and fruit-flavored beer tastings. The Good Stuff, which opened on North Market Street in February, sells an eclectic …


High-school chefs get taste of competition in Spokane Valley

Given 60 minutes to produce a three-course meal starring dishes most people would struggle to pronounce, the team from Bonney Lake High School fell into a familiar groove Sunday. Cooking …


Enjoy the Oscars with a variety of tasty spreads for crostini

An Oscar viewing party should be the culinary antithesis of a Super Bowl gathering. Where the latter focuses on big, bold, messy flavors tied together with a whole lot of …


Roast House wins Good Food Award

A boutique coffee roaster in Spokane has been nationally recognized for supporting sustainability and social good – as well as being “exceptionally delicious.” Roast House won a 2014 Good Food …


Spokane’s Roast House wins national Good Food Award for coffee

A boutique coffee roaster in Spokane has been nationally recognized for supporting sustainability and social good – as well as being “exceptionally delicious.” Roast House won a 2014 Good Food …


Jeff Koehler’s culinary journey has Gonzaga roots

Jeff Koehler grew up on the water north of Seattle. But he went to college here in Spokane. The travel writer and cookbook author majored in English, minored in philosophy …


Juice your system with a healthy mix of fruits, vegetables

The beginning of the year can be a time of renewal, a time to realign ourselves with our own intentions of health and wholeness. Throughout the year, especially during the …


Winter at INCA After Dark

“No one is born a great cook,” Julia Child said. “We learn by doing.” That quote highlights the home page of INCA After Dark, the Spokane Community College program that …


Allow colors to enliven your life

Recent studies show that the colors you use in your home can influence how your food tastes, sharpen your concentration, improve your sleep, and even enliven your sex life. Here’s …


Celebrations Bakery adds Spokane Valley location

Amber Owens has been baking delectable goodies for years, as her husband, Joe, will attest. He’s her unofficial taste tester.


Salads, sandwiches sold in Washington recalled over E. coli scare

RICHMOND, Calif. – More than 90 tons of ready-to-eat salads and sandwiches by a California catering company are being recalled after 26 people in three states were sickened by a …


Front Porch: Initiative confusion reigns again

As America’s accidental sage Yogi Berra once said, “It’s like déjà vu all over again.” Of course, he was talking baseball, watching Yankee greats Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris repeatedly …


Sen. Ed Murray wrests seat from Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn

SEATTLE – The leader of Washington’s successful effort to legalize gay marriage is now set to become Seattle’s next mayor. Updated election results Wednesday night showed state Sen. Ed Murray …