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Vintage Recipes with Dorothy Dean

From 1935 to 1983, Dorothy Dean was the face of The Spokesman-Review's Home Economics department, publishing recipes, operating a test kitchen and fielding thousands of telephone calls from cooks.

Each week we re-publish some classic recipes from our archives. If you'd like to contact our food writer, contact us at food@spokesman.com

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A&E >  Food

Proud Mareya: Ibrahim shares her culinary skills as ‘the Fit Foodie’

Eat Cleaner CEO and founder Mareya Ibrahim is a chef, entrepreneur, nutrition coach, author and inventor, and her latest book, titled “Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive,” was released by St. Martin’s Press on June 4. The Orange County resident is headlining the Northwest Passages Main Stage at the 2019 Crave Food and Drink Celebration at CenterPlace Regional Event Center in Spokane Valley on Saturday.
A&E >  Beer/Drinks

On Tap: Craft beer movement isn’t slowing down

I consider myself much more of a beer enthusiast than an expert, so if I don’t know the answer, I bet that I can find someone who does. My main hope is to provide insight on the breweries, bars and – most importantly – people who make the Inland Northwest a world-class beer destination.
A&E >  Food

Dorothy Dean presents: Do you like piña coladas?

UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 4:55 p.m.

Observed annually on July 10, National Piña Colada Day celebrates that deliciously creamy concoction made with pineapple, coconut cream and rum. It also is the national drink of Puerto Rico.
A&E >  Food

2019 Crave: Joanna James’ ‘A Fine Line’ is a labor of love

Documentary filmmaker Joanna James will be discussing her film “A Fine Line,” which she began working on in 2014 and is about the disparity women face in the culinary industry. She’ll be on the Main Stage at 2 p.m. Saturday, then takes part in a free full screening of “A Fine Line” and question-and-answer session at the Bing Crosby Theater at 7 p.m.
A&E >  Food

2019 Crave: Anita Lo on ‘Solo,’ #MeToo and Doritos

UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019, 6:57 p.m.

2019 Crave Food and Drink Celebration Main Stage headliner Anita M. Lo was the first female guest chef to cook for a White House State dinner, and her “Solo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One” was published by Knopf in 2018. Lo answered questions over the weekend amid the culmination of World Pride in New York City:
A&E >  Beer/Drinks

Northwest Wine: Dry rieslings can make astonishing wines

A decade ago, many Northwest rieslings would be on the sweet side. Thankfully, that is changing, blissfully so because more than any other wine, riesling can show astonishing range depending on where the grapes are grown and how dry the finished wine is left. As a bonus, one that surprises most, riesling can age remarkably – for those who have the patience to tuck them away.
A&E >  Food

Dorothy Dean presents: Carne asada on the grill

UPDATED: Mon., July 1, 2019, 5:29 p.m.

Full of vibrant Mexican flavors, carne asada is steak that has been marinated and grilled. It’s thin sliced against the grain and typically served with warm tortillas and pico de gallo or alongside rice and beans and can be chopped up for tacos, salads, burritos and nachos.