Twin Falls Times-News - Food-and-drink

What wines to pair with 9 common Chinese dishes

Ever wonder what wines would pair best with the often extreme flavors of Chinese cuisine? Here are some suggestions on what styles to drink with nine popular dishes. Read more

Chuck roast sings after a slow grill and some smoke flavor

For our Shredded Barbecued Beef, we cut a chuck roast into quarters. The smaller pieces of beef absorbed more smoke flavor and cooked much faster. Read more

Disneyland’s ‘Snow White’-Inspired Halloween Popcorn Bucket Is Too Spooky

Few things in the theme-park world have quite the cult following of a Disneyland popcorn bucket. Theme-park fans will bypass meeting Mickey Mouse or riding Pirates of the Caribbean just for the chance to obtain one of these limited-edition, themed snack containers. And for Halloween 2018, the... Read more

Girl Scouts Announce New Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookie for 2019

Is there any dessert more iconic than the Girl Scout cookie? We’ re not sure there is. Although mainstays like Trefoils, Samoas, and Thin Mints have been around for generations, the Girl Scouts of the USA also have a lengthy list of cookies that have come and gone over the years. Read more


Walt Disney World’s Mermaid Doughnut Is the Latest Instagram Obsession

Disney is at it again with the Instagram-worthy snacks. After the massive success of its iridescent sweets and mermaid-inspired cupcakes, Walt Disney World’ s Magic Kingdom will debut a new picture-perfect treat in the coming weeks: a pretty purple doughnut inspired by Ariel from” The Little Mermaid.”... Read more

The Best US Cities for Outdoor Dining

No matter how you say it, it sounds good. As summer comes to a close, people look to soak up that last bit of warm-weather goodness and enjoy their meals outside on restaurant roofs, terraces, and back patios. However, some cities have better outside dining options than others. Read more

For a brash Memphis coleslaw, cook a spicy dressing ahead

The high water content of cabbage is typically to blame for watery slaws. We salted our cabbage to draw out the excess moisture. Read more

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10 cooking hacks that will make you the campfire hero

Cooking well while camping has become a puzzle I love to solve. It involves making a careful plan and sticking to it, working around three … Read more

7 ways you can reduce your use of plastic, foil and other kitchen disposables

Disposables have become a mainstay of many American kitchens — plastic baggies, plastic wrap, paper towels, aluminum foil, plastic straws a… Read more

From whiskey to champagne: Every U.S. president's favorite drink

From stronger spirits to lighter cocktails, champagne and even just water, each president had his favorite adult beverage while in office. … Read more

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Bon Appétit tags Portland, Maine, City of the Year for food

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the most widely read food magazines says there's no better U.S. city for restaurants than Portland, Maine. Read more

Power outages threaten subsistence harvests in Tuluksak

BETHEL, Alaska (AP) — An ongoing power outage in the community of Tuluksak in western Alaska has caused some residents to lose their summer subsistence harvest. Read more

Alaska Wildlife Troopers seize illegally caught salmon

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Wildlife Troopers seized more than 16 tons (14.5 metric tons) of salmon caught illegally by a handful of vessels south of Homer. Read more