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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.

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A St. Patrick’s day with corned beef and whiskey

It’s the luck of the Irish for the Coeur d’Alene Resort that St. Patrick’s Day falls upon a Friday. However, there’s nothing lucky about the Irish Whiskey Dinner that the team from Beverly’s has assembled.
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This lemony cacio e pepe is ready in 20 minutes

I’ve developed a new cooking habit. It was born out of a desire to have something to look forward to after days and days of wintry rain and cloudy skies. On cold, rainy days, I’ll walk the dog after work – as quickly as possible, as neither of us like to be cold and wet – and make this lemony, cheesy, peppery pasta.
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From blah to bravo: 5 ways to fix a bland recipe

Have you ever followed a recipe to a T and then found it sort of ... blah? Recently, a reader in the live Q&A I host with my Washington Post colleague Aaron Hutcherson found themselves in this very conundrum with a sorta soup, sorta stew.