Food & Drink

Food & Drink

Pair flavorful steak with potatoes, pesto

Try this pan-roasted steak with mushroom pesto sauce for a meal that won’t break your calorie bank. Thick-sliced portobello mushrooms make the base for this sauce. Pesto sauce made with fresh basil, parsley, olive oil and Parmesan cheese originated in Genoa, Italy. Adding mushrooms to a prepared pesto sauce gives it an earthy flavor.

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Chicken enchilada ring makes plenty of servings

This Enchilada Ring is not only big on flavor, but low in fat and calories, too. The outside base is made with reduced-fat crescent rolls that are folded over of filling of chili-spiced chicken, olives and canned greened chilies. Don’t worry about the lengthy ingredient list; most are pantry staples. And for the cooked shredded chicken? Use rotisserie chicken.

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Fascination grows for Walla Walla wines

In the past decade, the Walla Walla Valley has developed into a winemaking and wine-touring destination, thanks to the large number of wineries starting up in the region and the high quality of winemaking that taking place since Leonetti Cellar began in 1977.

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Spice things up with this sumptuous Thai dish

A dry rub blend of spices and peanuts rubbed into the meat forms a spicy crust that is a great alternative to a marinade in this dish. You don’t have to wait for the meat to absorb the marinade flavors. The pork is roasted in the oven. Make sure your oven is at temperature.

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Northwest Wine: Early-ripening tempranillo grows its fan base

The budding romance with the Spanish grape tempranillo among the U.S. wine producers was on display at the 2017 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition as the largest judging of American wine included 83 entries of tempranillo at a price point of $25 and greater. Eighteen of those came from the Pacific Northwest.

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Yakisobanoodles luckyin New Year

In China and Japan on New Year’s Day, long noodles are considered a lucky food because they symbolize long life. This spicy-sweet yakisoba recipe from Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto is Japanese street food at its best – quick, easy and incredibly flavorful.

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Oregon’s rieslings are overlooked gems

One of the most underrated wine categories in the Northwest wine country is that of Oregon riesling. Because of the dominance of pinot noir in the Willamette Valley, it simply is not economically feasible to plant the noble German grape.

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Ham and quiche dish is a convenient midweek dinner

You can have this homemade quiche ready in just 25 minutes. I like to serve a warm, inviting quiche for a quick midweek supper, but don’t want to fuss with pastry dough. The secret to saving time and calories is to use bread crumbs for the crust instead. You can still slice and serve the quiche with this crust.

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Mucho-mega burrito dazzles hungry customers in Puyallup

Puyallup’s Fiesta Taqueria & Tequila Bar made its “Mucho-Mega Burrito” on Jan. 10 as part of its monthly free meal to military personnel, both active and retired, and their families.
Joshua Bessex jbessex@gateline.com
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