Make 2 lasagnas, and freeze 1 for later

A piping hot pan of lasagna takes the chill out of January. I fantasize about … Read more

Chicken cilantro wontons go from freezer to soup in a flash

It’s soup season, and, no surprise, January is National Soup Month. And so, that means … Read more

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Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Chan’s of Bend: 100 Aspect Boards and Brews: 100 … Read more

Bend food truck owner has found a niche

Tennessee’s Grill Cheese: grilled cheese and Southern specials

On a chilly January afternoon, it’s hard not to think to yourself: A grilled cheese … Read more

Heading home to Hawaii, in search of poke

HONOLULU — I can’t remember the first time I tasted poke, because in Hawaii, where … Read more

Puff pastry can power up your party appetizers

If your parties can use a lift, reach for some puff pastry. The dough, which … Read more

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Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring McDonald’s (Sisters): 100 Taco Bell (La Pine): 100 Portello … Read more

Another country considers the lobster

The Swiss Federal Council issued an order this week banning cooks in Switzerland from placing … Read more

Redmond farm sells ostrich meat

Central Oregon Ostrich is one of the two farms in the Pacific Northwest raising the bird for meat

The 8-foot-tall ostrich named Blue stuck his head over the fence at Central Oregon Ostrich. … Read more

Eggs in Purgatory could help you ease a hangover

It used to be that whenever I craved a bowl of runny-yolked eggs poached in … Read more

How to use leftover cranberries (and other tips)

Food writer Kristen Hartke recently joined the Post Food staff for a discussion of all … Read more

From its start in Mumbai, glitter has begun adorning coffee drinks across the globe

Perhaps you see coffee as equal parts art project and beverage. Like oil paint or … Read more

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Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Starbucks No. 2815: 100 Bend Empire Dairy Queen: 100 … Read more

Conference highlights rise of the ‘smart kitchen’

But, writer asks, do those who love to cook want a robot chef?

SEATTLE — I have seen the kitchen of the future, and we’re all going to … Read more

The Bulletin announces annual cookie contest winners

More than 30 varieties of cookies were judged in this year’s cookie competition

Cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger, star anise and black peppercorns are the list of spices that … Read more

Aperitivo: Pre-dinner drink trend gains popularity

Not many people would do a double-take when invited to happy hour. The custom of … Read more

Frittatas, French toast get more eggs on your table

The egg is synonymous with potential. But let’s not get bogged down in symbolism. Even … Read more

This Christmas, try these international dishes

Apparently, this is true: In Japan, Christmas is celebrated with a bucket of fried chicken … Read more

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Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Riverhouse Convention Center: 100 VFW Post 4108 (Deschutes-Redmond): 100 … Read more

Central Oregon food retailers gear up for gift-giving season

Your guide to locally-made holiday food gifts

Most families have a member or two for whom it is notoriously hard to shop. … Read more

Start using buckwheat in your crepes for a nutritious boost

Buckwheat — which, despite its name, isn't a type of wheat at all, but a … Read more

Use a slow cooker for this rich French onion soup

When it’s cold outside and you have ducked into a French bistro, nothing spells c-o-m-f-o-r-t … Read more

Jam bars are the easy answer for non-bakers

I love a good cookie swap. There is no better holiday tradition for the cookie … Read more

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Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Takodas: 100 Starbucks No. 445 (Downtown): 100 Bottoms Up … Read more

Local bakeries offer made-from-scratch pumpkin pies

Bend-area bakeries pay attention to the finer details that go into making their tasty treats

Glowing ovens line the walls inside the original Sparrow Bakery kitchen. Huge bags of flour … Read more

Pie crust tips, recipes for the holidays

BOSTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — You don’t have to suffer pie anxiety. That’s the word from … Read more

Tomato soup can warm you up on fall nights

Campbell’s Tomato Soup was a vital part of my college experience — but not in … Read more

This casserole will please everyone at Thanksgiving

The traditional Thanksgiving meal is a giant spread that lacks for nothing. Unless you have … Read more

Picking a Thanksgiving wine doesn’t have to be so hard

It’s that time of year again. It gets light later and dark earlier; the leaves … Read more

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Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Sun Java: 100 Ponderosa Pizza (La Pine): 100 Ashley’s … Read more

Thanksgiving recipe: family, tradition, a dash of convenience

Turkey Day, 2017 may lean on convenience, but the most important: family

When all 20 members of Gail Menasco’s family sit down for a Thanksgiving feast this … Read more

Turn a hefty butternut squash into a savory pie for fall

When I plan my Thanksgiving menu, I keep its complementary fall colors in mind — … Read more

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