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Tuesday, September 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Inexpensive, full-flavored pasta uses tofu for creamy sauce

Here’s a dish that’s meatless and subtly flavored, and it costs less than $5 to make. The original recipe calls for soft tofu, because it makes a creamy sauce. But …


Quick cake for mom

Avoid the cooking chaos of Mother’s Day morning. Prepare this easy breakfast-in-bed coffee cake two to three days in advance. On the big morning, just brew some coffee and warm …


Cooking with culinary herbs makes your dishes sing

T here is nothing like fresh basil on a pizza, the aroma of a chicken roasting with sprigs of rosemary, or delicate chive blossoms decorating a summer salad. If you’ve …


At Hay J’s Bistro, premium dishes are the standard

Gas station grub has never tasted so fine. There’s no way around it. Hay J’s Bistro is the restaurant in Liberty Lake … next to the gas station. Just don’t …


Culinary calendar

Family Festival (Japan Week) - Hands-on origami, toy making, kimono, calligraphy, and tea. Today, 3-5 p.m., Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute Commons Building, 4000 W. Randolph Road. Free. (509) 328-2971. Millwood …


Easter Bunny might raise a stink

Sometimes my job stinks. My husband usually considers it an advantage to live with someone who writes about food and he’s usually game for experimentation. But a recent project left …


Anthony’s brings slump down in size for home cook

Bev Varcoe of Spokane wrote a few weeks back about the Huckleberry Slump served at Anthony’s at Spokane Falls. On a recent visit there, she asked a helpful waiter if …


Millwood groups team up for classes

The Crossing Community Center in Millwood, along with the Millwood Farmers Market and Millwood Presbyterian Church, will offer a series of classes organizers hope will “strengthen the fabric of our …


Use leftover Easter ham in small casseroles

After Easter dinner on Sunday, chances are good there will be leftover ham. These minicasseroles reheat well, making them a great do-ahead choice for breakfast and lunch. Mini Ham and …


Farm Chicks unveil first book of cooking, crafting

There’s one thing Serena Thompson loves more than a vintage cookbook – discovering handwritten notes inside. “I love finding those at yard sales because a lot of times they’re right,” …


Fritters a tasty appetizer

The Seder rituals and readings before the Passover meal can seem endless on an empty stomach. These fritters make a nice appetizer to serve while waiting for the guests to …


Quinoa can cure Passover carb fix

NEW YORK — Passover can leave Jews hankering for a carb fix. That’s because during this eight-day celebration marking the ancient Israelites’ liberation from slavery, many Jews abstain from grains, …


Culinary calendar

Women’s and Children’s Free Restaurant - Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 4:15-5:45 p.m. and Fridays, 12:30-2:30 p.m. with take-out from 1-3 p.m. St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 1620 N. Monroe St. (509) …


Take steps to better eating

Changing your diet habits isn’t easy, but here are some tips from Sharon Salsman, a dietitian with Bon Secours Hampton Roads Health System, on taking the first steps: Adopt an …


Red meat can lead to early death, study finds

WASHINGTON – Eating red meat increases the chances of dying prematurely, according to a large federal study that offers powerful new evidence that a diet that regularly includes steaks, burgers …


Fresh Sheet: In CdA, a truly sweet addition

The soft peanut brittle from Bruttles Candy Shoppe is heading to the Lake City.


Best home-baked bread begins with fresh ingredients

During these uncertain times, I find myself craving foods that remind me of childhood. One of my fondest memories is coming home from school and rushing into the kitchen, greeted …


Book revives New Orleans’ lost recipes

Three and a half years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, a still-recovering New Orleans may not be up to belting out “laissez les bon temps rouler” – let the …


Ginger Dressing from Mustard Seed a hit with readers

When it comes to popular restaurants in Spokane, there’s no doubt that the Mustard Seed is among the leaders. For years, fans have enjoyed the restaurant’s delectable Asian dishes. Reader …


It’s easy to get hooked on this Mexican soup

In the shadow of the cathedral just off the main square in Puerto Vallarata, Mexico, I searched for a place to rest my cobblestone-weary feet. I stopped in at El …


Local fans offer favorite Super Bowl snacks

Ed Drouin has been a San Francisco 49ers fan ever since 1952, when he entered kindergarten. Bedridden for months with a kidney infection, Drouin lay in the living room in …


Orange Rolls real prize winners

Dolores Maier, of Spokane, was desperate to find one of her favorite recipes for a Dorothy Dean orange roll she’d clipped from the newspaper some time ago. What made this …


Year of the Ox will rock the tongue

Ring in the Year of the Ox. Chinese New Year begins Monday with lucky foods to bring prosperity and happiness.


Pasta sales rise in tough times

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As struggling consumers turn to casseroles, soup, pasta salad and good old macaroni and cheese to stretch their food dollars, the nation’s pasta makers are returning …


Bertolli offers freezer meals

As household budgets are trimmed, more shoppers are looking for restaurant taste without the restaurant price. That’s where the makers of Bertolli Oven Bake Meals hope to come in.


Get a taste at Festival of Foodies

For a taste of Spokane, here’s the ticket: The Festival of Foodies. The eighth annual festival kicks off Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Lair Building at Spokane Community College, …


Rosauers now includes Huckleberry’s

Timing can be everything. And for Rosauers Supermarkets, now is the time to reintroduce Huckleberry’s Natural Market to Spokane Valley.


Healthy eating saves in long run

Up with beans, down with Fritos. That’s the gist of a new series of suggestions from University of Idaho nutrition experts illustrating ways to not only reduce the grocery bill, …


A good cookbook can satisfy any food lover on your list

Still searching for holiday gifts? Don’t despair. Cookbooks are the perfect solution for food lovers. Many foodies love to curl up with a good cookbook – some actually cook from …


Freezer hunt takes food for thought

Sometimes you’ve got to spend to save. At least that may be true if you’re buying meats or other perishable items in bulk at warehouse stores or on sale. Where …