Stories tagged: baking
Tue., Dec. 3, 2019
Dorothy Dean presents coming up shortbread: Cookies are rich and buttery and really hold their shape
Alexa, play Christmas music. Besides five simple ingredients, that’s all that’s needed to set the mood for the most delicious time of the year. Christmas has me merrily baking and …
Mon., Dec. 2, 2019
The best butterscotch, mint and peanut butter baking chips for when you need a chocolate alternative
We held an informal taste test to vet some of the options out there, especially now that holiday baking season is on our heels. Below find our thoughts and a …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019
The sweetest competitor: Ricky Webster is in it to win it again, this time on ‘Christmas Cookie Matchup’
Spokane chef Ricky Webster loves cooking competitions. During the holidays last year, Webster was a contestant on two of the Food Network’s one-off, holiday-centric specials, “Holiday Gingerbread Showdown” and “Christmas …
Tue., Nov. 5, 2019
Fall is my favorite season, and the moment temperatures begin to drop, I find myself craving the pumpkin flavor and aroma that define autumn. It seems pumpkin is everywhere you …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2019
My middle child is really into baking, and I found myself looking for a cooking or baking camp that he could attend that same week. While there were camps in …
Mon., July 15, 2019
Olaf A. Jacobsen was born in Norway in 1860 and arrived in Spokane in 1888. He started a bakery on the corner of College Avenue and North Ash Street in …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
Expert baker Ricky Webster shares his recipes for Ricky’s Gingerbread, Pecan Roll Outs and Royal Icing.
Thu., July 12, 2018
Chris Elam grew up with and was inspired by his grandma’s pies, cakes and cookies.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017
Spokane was always a wheat town, anchored by its flouring mills, which supplied several large bakeries. One of the larger bakers was Silver Loaf Baking Company, which had a production …
Wed., July 12, 2017
“The frosting will not melt under the hot sun. It is perfect for picnics, camping trips or any outdoor gathering.”
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017
These little beauties are great for breakfast or as a side dish or appetizer. Plus, they’re kid-friendly.
Tue., June 27, 2017
Pie, muffins and cookies with a patriotic kick.
Wed., April 26, 2017
Think gingersnaps on steroids – not because of their size, but because of their big flavor.
UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017
With a little planning and creativity, side dishes and desserts can be the most memorable items on your menu.
Wed., March 22, 2017
Jean Repp, 99, of Spokane Valley, made these rolls for decades, sharing the beloved recipe with family.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2017
Coconut oil and less sugar makes it even better
Tue., Feb. 7, 2017
You can’t go wrong with homemade cookies for Valentine’s Day.
Tue., Jan. 31, 2017
Coconut flour, tofu, soy milk and ground flax seeds are the secret ingredients in this decadent dessert.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
The artisan bakeshop, an offshoot of Clover, opened at the end of August.
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016
Quince are often overlooked, but it’s difficult to see why. Their cheerful yellow skin is eye-catching and inviting, and their exotic, floral fragrance is quite strong and intoxicating.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
The enchanting Land of the Sweets needn’t be just a dream within a dance. Home cooks can carry the whimsy of “The Nutcracker” off of the stage and into their …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016
Mother’s date balls were a treat every Christmas.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016
They won’t be dry and crumbly. They won’t even be all that sour.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016
Originally from the Tri-Cities, Trevor and Tori Plaisted had been living in Texas, where he worked as a chemical engineer and she stayed at home with their four children, ages …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016
The husband-and-wife team of Trevor and Tori Plaisted, both 39, bought the business in September. It had closed at the end of July. They are the third owners of the …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
It’s easy being green with powdered matcha tea
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Buttermilk is the secret ingredient in this super-rich, extra-moist chocolate cake. If you don’t have any on hand, make your own substitution.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
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 …
Tue., May 10, 2016
Three months after opening, Bellacrosta hosts an open house – and has a waiting list.
Tue., March 29, 2016
What can’t a cast-iron skillet do? This American classic is a versatile workhorse, the one pan that does it all. From cinnamon buns to roast chicken, this new cookbook shows …