Stories tagged: food
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 10:39 A.M.
Target’s top grocery exec out amid food section struggles
Target’s top grocery executive is leaving the company months after the retail giant announced disappointing results that analysts blamed partly on its struggling food section.
WEDNESDAY, 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.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 11:08 A.M.
Arby’s to sell venison sandwiches in 6 deer-hunting states
Deer hunting season is on the way, but fans of venison might not have to trek out into the woods this year to get their fix.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 12:37 P.M.
McDonald’s turnaround revs up abroad as revenue beats estimates
McDonald’s Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook has more tricks up his sleeve than serving Egg McMuffins all day.
TUESDAY, OCT. 18, 2016, NOON
Pizelles a family treat and tradition
Never a bad batch: Four decades later, Mom still uses the same machine, a Vitantonio Pizzelle Chef Maker Model 300, purchased in 1972.
FRIDAY, OCT. 14, 2016, 4 A.M.
Lower food prices seen at the store, but eating out not cheaper
Shoppers are finding some real bargains in the food aisles these days thanks to abundant harvests and cheap energy. Prices on many commodities, from poultry and beef to coffee and …
TUESDAY, OCT. 11, 2016, 7 P.M.
Matcha made in heaven
It’s easy being green with powdered matcha tea
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 11:30 A.M.
Taste of Japan
Church event offer $5 Japanese dishes.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 7 P.M.
Puff pastry tartlets offer rich, sweet and savory flavors for fall
Caramelized onions top these puff pastry tartlets, perfect for your autumn or holiday parties
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 4 P.M.
Doesn’t matter what you call them as long as they’re nutty
These rich and crumbly little rounds go by all sorts of names: Mexican wedding cakes, Russian tea cookies or cakes, Swedish tea cookies, butterballs, snowballs or – in our family …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
Palm oil buyers improve on use of sustainable sources, environmental group says
On Sept. 21, WWF released its 2016 Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard, looking at the palm oil policies of 137 companies worldwide.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 2:49 P.M.
McDonald’s testing Happy Meals for breakfast
McDonald’s is considering another addition to its all-day breakfast menu: Happy Meals. The fast-food chain says it will begin testing breakfast Happy Meals in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Sept. 26. The …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 3:11 P.M.
Chipotle makes new push to convince people its food is safe
Chipotle is making another push to convince people that its food won’t make them sick, with plans to run more newspaper and digital ads outlining the safety steps it has …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 6 P.M.
Fair food: Adriana Janovich samples the winners
This week marked my first visit to the Spokane Interstate Fair, which – over the weekend – held a Best Fair Food Contest. There were 38 entries, five judges and …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 6:44 P.M.
Burritos in the sky: Chipotle tests drone deliveries
Flying burritos will soon be a reality over Virginia Tech. Chipotle is taking part in a test this month that will let some of the university’s students and staff have …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 3:30 P.M.
When dinner bell rings at Rockin’ B Ranch, get ready for fiddlin’ and fun
On a hot and humid late summer evening, the Rockin’ B Ranch just south of Interstate 90 on the Washington-Idaho border was living up to its raucous name. There was …
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 5:48 P.M.
Pig Out in the Park: What to know before you feast
How should parkgoers avoid construction to get to the food fastest? Why can’t stands serve drinks? What’s with that name, anyway? We’ve got you ready for this year’s annual outdoor …
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 11:01 A.M.
Chipotle’s latest freebie: Kids eat free on Sundays
Chipotle’s latest burrito giveaway is for children. The company is offering free kid’s meals on Sundays during the month of September.
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016, 11:43 A.M.
Colonel Sanders’ secret recipe revealed? Not so fast, says KFC
Has Colonel Sanders’ nephew inadvertently revealed to the world the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices behind KFC’s fried chicken empire?
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 3:36 P.M.
Low milk prices newest challenge to family farms
Arden Tewksbury has been a dairy farmer in northeast Pennsylvania for most of his 83 years. He’s also an agricultural activist who’s part of a movement to try to stop …
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 6 P.M.
Doug Clark: Just one fellow Feastmaster heeded my call
A winner has been crowned in my Feastmaster Barbecue Bonanza contest.
MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2016, 2:10 P.M.
KFC’s scented sunscreen: Smells like chicken?
KFC gave away 3,000 bottles of sunscreen that it said smelled like fried chicken to drum up buzz for its Extra Crispy chicken.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 6 A.M.
Farmers Market Calendar
Weekly list of area farmers markets.
TUESDAY, 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, …
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 8:34 P.M.
Venezuelans, seeking food and medicine, swarm across Colombian border
They came looking for flour, pasta and cooking oil. They came looking for blood pressure medicine, spark plugs and condoms. They came looking for loved ones and a way out.
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016, 2:18 P.M.
Hostess launches ‘Deep Fried Twinkies’ as first frozen treat
NEW YORK – The deep-fried Twinkie is jumping from the state fair to the home freezer. Hostess Brands, the maker of lunchbox treats like Ho Hos, is launching packaged “Deep …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 10:44 A.M.
Montana wheat farmers report big yield, low prices
Though Montana’s wheat farmers are reporting a large harvest this year, the producers aren’t reaping many profits, due to low prices.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 3:26 P.M.
Obama signs bill requiring labeling of GMO foods
President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically modified ingredients for the first time.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016
Baking Central: Blueberries add big flavor to Baby Dutch Babies
When we’ve barely had our coffee, we can’t take too much drama. But we still want a great breakfast.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016
Jazz up corn on the cob
Lots of sweet butter and a sprinkle, or two, of salt. Maybe some freshly ground black pepper, if a shaker’s within easy reach on the picnic table. That’s how so …