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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 …


Main Market finds new space

Local food enthusiasts eager to embrace a downtown market will have to wait a bit longer before they can begin shopping. Organizers have turned their eyes across the street to …


Biting your food budget

As household budgets get tighter, people are cutting back on eating in restaurants and spending more time in the kitchen. Almost three-quarters of respondents to a recent survey by the …


Scary good

It’s the Great Pumpkin! Rich in history and flavor, fall’s most festive squash is the perfect addition to any meal. Perfectly smooth and round or lumpy, bumpy and oblong, these …


Beans

Aah, autumn. The days are getting shorter, there’s a nip in the air, you can’t afford to drive your car, and the economy is going belly-up: It must be time …


Sandwiches perfect entree for easy outdoor dining

Helping the children in our care to enjoy preparing and eating good food doesn’t always have to be about standing over a hot stove. In the summer, spending a little …


Delicious dishes from Easter bounty

If your family celebrates the Easter holiday by decorating Easter eggs, you might very well end up with lots of perfectly good eggs – real, as opposed to chocolate – …


Brewing up hearty soup is simple, satisfying way to warm cold day

When the winter is long and cold, the answer to so many problems is simple: Soup. Children tend to go for a hot bowl of it without too much ado, …


Pizza is meal that can involve whole family

It’s a New Year; time to make those New Year’s resolutions, right? Instead of making a list just for yourself, try making this easy resolution that will benefit your whole …