The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo60° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi86° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo60° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi87° Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo60° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi89° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi85° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo63° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi82° Sunny

Seasonal wine picks

Wine is always a perfect fit for the holidays. They are an essential part of holiday joy, whether it be a celebratory toast with sparkling wine, wines to go with appetizers and treats at a holiday party, holiday dinners with family or as terrific gifts for adults who love to indulge.

Holiday happy hour: Easy appetizers for your holiday party table

It’s tough to survive the holidays without putting on a few extra pounds. All those parties and family get-togethers have a way of tempting us with tasty treats that aren’t exactly calorie-conscious. From the cookies and other sugary sweets to the endless parade of mini-quiches and bacon-wrapped shrimp, we’re doomed if we dare show up even the tiniest bit hungry. And that doesn’t even take into account the alcohol.

10 healthy holiday nutrition tips to tame temptation

Holidays are usually enjoyable. However, unhealthy habits can be attached to the parties and gatherings. Here are 10 tips from Allie Wergin, registered dietitian nutritionist at Mayo Clinic Health System, to help you have a healthier holiday:

A perfect little bite

The bomb may be fearsome on the front, but as metaphor, it’s the bomb. Chic, charming and clever are the bomb. Unlike, say, the actual bomb. Hard to grasp how something so fierce came to define some things so fine, but that’s the lingo.
Pic-6957023

There are no couch potatoes here

Properly made, comfort food is an art. Mashed potatoes are no exception — and, let’s face it, the Thanksgiving table simply isn’t complete without them. And though personal preference may have a lot to do with what you might consider the perfect mash — do you like your potatoes smooth or lumpy? Creamy or fluffy? — there are nevertheless some tips you can follow to elevate your spuds above the rest of the pack.
Pic-6957418

Tips for the perfect turkey

Many of us cook a full turkey just once a year — for Thanksgiving. But there are several tips we should follow to ensure we are handling the bird safely, through the thawing, cooking and storing processes.
Pic-6560091

Add pop to Thanksgiving with this seasonal salad

When Smith arrived at Pig & Finch, there was a “boring” Caesar salad lingering on the menu. So he set to work creating a new salad, one that he could change up according to the seasons.
Pic-6561575

Preparing the perfect bird

Among all the Thanksgiving cooking questions each year, cooking the turkey poses the most. Wrestling a 20-pound bird from grocery freezer case to oven to table without wrecking it proves daunting for many cooks. That’s why these thawing and roasting times from the USDA come in so very handy.
Pic-6524435

Make the perfect roast chicken

Roast chicken just might be the quintessential dinner at home. The aroma, the luxurious flavor and the warmth of the oven draw family and friends to the table like magic. Perhaps that's the reason so many food writers and cookbook authors go on and on about the topic. My take: Roast chickens often enough that you no longer rely on recipes.