This fruit is ripe for summer snacking

July is National Watermelon Month, as decreed by Congress

A tattered copy of the Guinness Book of World Records recently surfaced, and my boys … Read more

Baking chicken and peaches together creates yummy sauce

An interesting thing happened on the way to delivering this recipe. It’s a one-pan dish … Read more

French Market fills food niche in Bend

New shop is a French bistro and marketplace

A decorative bicycle basket filled with flowers welcomes restaurant visitors. Inside, a large cheese wheel … Read more

This Instant Pot has staying power

I’m a sucker for the latest kitchen technology. Vegetable spiralizers, smoke guns, you name it, … Read more

Restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Blue Spruce Bed and Breakfast: 100 Bowtie Catering: 100 … Read more

13 mayonnaise brands ranked — how did your favorite do?

See where your favorite brand ranks

Mayonnaise is to a sandwich what peanut butter is to jelly. They just belong together: … Read more

How to break up a banal broth habit and other food questions answered

The Washington Post Food staff recently answered questions about all things edible. The following are … Read more

The makings of a delicious Eton mess

The popular English dessert (aka “pudding” in British-speak) Eton mess, attributed to a yearly celebration … Read more

Why it’s so hard to figure out how old that 6-pack of beer is

Before craft beer aficionado Matthew Starr buys a new IPA or Pilsner at his favorite … Read more

Outdoor dining options? Bend has plenty

Outdoor dining abounds, whether you’re checking out Smith Rock or the Deschutes

Patrons sit down on wide, wooden chairs with white linen table cloths draping their laps. … Read more

Restaurant inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Joolz: 100 Atlas Cider Co. Taproom: 100 Sparrow Bakery … Read more

A chicken-roasting method all good cooks know

Everyone’s looking for the perfect roast chicken, yet spatchcocking still seems like a secret of … Read more

Chocolate milk does not come from brown cows?

Millions of Americans believe it does; food groups fight misconceptions

Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according … Read more

New Bend restaurant serves up authentic Indian food

From a food-cart start to a full restaurant, Mantra Indian Kitchen offers diners bold dishes in a casual setting that honors the owners’ roots

Central Oregon is home to a wide variety of cuisines with a bustling food-truck scene … Read more

Food inspections

Deschutes County restaurant inspections Highest scoring Bend-O-Bento Japanese Kitchen: 100 Tumble Inn Tavern: 100 KFC … Read more

This robust salad is fit for a full meal

A Big Salad is a modern solution to the home cook’s eternal question: How can … Read more

‘Modern Mexican’ steps into the spotlight

TULUM, Mexico — Rosio Sánchez, a Mexican-American chef who lives in Copenhagen, makes the best … Read more

What’s new in the Supermarket?

Stores adapt to our shopping habits

NUTLEY, N.J. — “We’ve come in the back door,” writer Michael Ruhlman said as we … Read more

New wedding trends hit Central Oregon’s food scene

The High Desert has become a hot spot for weddings

Bend’s wedding scene is a bustling one. The well-regarded food scene, a variety of DJs … Read more

Tasty sauce makes a difference with simple veggie dish

Apologies to the Beatles, but in the kitchen, all you need is sauce. Vinaigrettes for … Read more

Restaurant inspections

Deschutes County Restaurant inspections Highest scoring Checker’s Pub: 100 Subway (Simpson Avenue): 100 King Buffet: … Read more

Embracing the challenge of perfect phyllo

You think you’re pretty good at something until you meet someone who has been doing … Read more

Meal delivery services catching on in Bend

Meal delivery services are catching on in Bend

While crafting a delicious meal can be satisfying, it rarely saves time and energy. Planning … Read more

Restaurant inspections

Deschutes County Restaurant inspections Highest scoring Bend Mountain Cafe: 100 Old Mill Stadium 16: 100 … Read more

American brandy is surging, even in whiskey country

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Three years ago, Joe Heron, a pharmaceutical executive turned beverage-industry entrepreneur, moved … Read more

Three ways to make fresh asparagus shine

How much new information can I offer about asparagus, a vegetable with which I am … Read more

Authentic Japanese food, Central Oregon has it

Some dishes truer to tradition than expected

Eating ethnic cuisine can lead a diner to wonder: How authentic is this food? Unless … Read more

Quesadillas: go from good to great

Who needs a recipe for a quesadilla? Grab a flour tortilla, pile on shredded cheese … Read more

It’s spring, so let’s build a bountiful brunch

Brunch, like macaroni and cheese or peanut butter and jelly, is one of the best … Read more

When a book is a gift, ingredients a bonus

Cookbook author Chitra Agrawal joined the Washington Post Food staff to answer questions from readers. … Read more

Bend’s Foodie Crawl feeds the hungry

Fundraiser in its sixth year

Bend’s Foodie Crawl starts the same way every year: Dozens of excited food lovers stand … Read more

Cut down on food waste with these tips

Bonus: save money in the process

The numbers are as shocking as they are appalling. At a time when 1 in … Read more

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