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

Most recent restaurant inspections

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

Most recent restaurant inspections

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

Sherry and vermouth star in fall cocktails

In my booze-writer version of the 1993 film “Groundhog Day,” in which Bill Murray gets … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Carl’s Junior No. 7754 (NE Third Street): 100 Bend’s … Read more

Scientists genetically engineer low-fat pig

But for whose benefit?

In the days since the paper was published, media outlets from New York to London … Read more

Chef who served 2 million meals winding down Puerto Rico efforts

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — When chef Jose Andres took one of the first commercial … Read more

Most recent restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Cibelli’s New York Pizza (Eastside): 100 Di Pizza: 100 … Read more

Rustic baked polenta is a tasty meatless dish

Sure, Meatless Monday may be a trendy slogan, but it recycles an old idea. I … Read more

Spice up fall with this easy pasta dinner

Spicy turkey sausage plays well with kale for this quick and easy pasta dinner for … Read more

Let’s Eat: Sticky wings with honey and Sriracha

We’re over a month into the regular NFL football season. By now you should be … Read more

Old beer, new tricks

Leinenkugel’s deals with identity crisis as its famous shandies take over the brand

CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. — Craig Long set his beer on the counter of the bratwurst … Read more

Fall food flavors

Bend cookbook author and culinary instructor shares fall recipes

A variety of squash, all different shapes and sizes, adorned the front porch at local … Read more

Food truck brings Himalayan cuisine to Central Oregon

Himalayan Bites serves up dumplings, noodles and meats at Spoken Moto

Tenzin Sherpa threw a handful of noodles in a stir-fry pan, tossed them, methodically added … Read more

Restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring The Blacksmith Bistro: 100 Billy’s Cafe: 100 Smith Rock … Read more

Don’t hate avocado toast for its overexposure

National Guacamole Day was Sept. 16, so we understand if you instinctively grabbed the bag … Read more

Country-style pork ribs, amplified, make a terrific Sunday meal

Nomenclature-wise, country-style pork ribs are a mystery. They don’t come from the rib section of … Read more

Can Dutch ovens be saved? And other food questions

Cookbook author Charlotte Druckman recently joined The Washington Post Food staff to answer questions about … Read more

Restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring The Rocket Coffee Co.: 100 New York City Sub … Read more

A healthier take on popular snacks

These days, the packaged snack food industry has exploded into an $80 billion-a-year affair. According … Read more

Apple strudel: After more than 300 years, it is still a favorite treat

Apple strudel has a way of evoking nostalgia. (This is almost certainly aided by its … Read more

A clam chowder that tastes like Summer

A traditional chowder of corn, potatoes and clams is like a clambake in a bowl, … Read more

Obama-era changes could be rolled back

ATLANTA — On a sweltering morning in July, Sonny Perdue, the newly minted secretary of … Read more

Battle over what makes food ‘natural’ in courts as FDA drags feet on guidance

More than a year after the Food and Drug Administration signaled that it would soon … Read more

Where to find one-of-a-kind summer cocktails in Central Oregon

Shaken or stirred? Specialty cocktails hit Bend’s bar scene

From “Game of Thrones”-themed drinks in New York to fire-lit libations in Barcelona, Spain, specialty … Read more

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