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Why edible rainbows have taken over the Internet

Dorothy could. But social media cannot get over the rainbow, at least when it comes to food: We’re seeing more and more of the color spectrum in our cakes, cookies and even coffee. In March, a Brooklyn shop selling rainbow bagels reported waits of four hours to get its neon creations. And last month, a polychromatic grilled cheese lit up the Internet. That grown-ups have an appetite for nostalgic kid cuisine is nothing new; but lately, it’s as if Funfetti is a virus, and nothing edible is immune.

When spring is the season and a crust is the canvas; recipe

One of my favorite convenience ingredients that I always have on hand in the freezer is whole-grain pizza dough. Most grocery stores carry it nowadays, and many local pizzerias will sell you a ball of their dough. I consider it a staple because — way beyond just a vehicle for red sauce and piles of cheese — a pizza crust can be a blank canvas for all sorts of fun, creative and healthful combinations that reflect any season of the year.

Washington Syrah still shines

As interest in Syrah (and Shiraz, as it’s called in Australia) has diminished the past few years, Washington Syrah continues to hold steady and even increase.



Brand it Blue Day features local food drive

WENATCHEE — Express Employment Professionals is collecting non-perishable food items for Brand it Blue Day, June 11, at its office, 411 N. Chelan Ave., Suite B.

CVCH Wenatchee clinic closed for parade

WENATCHEE — Columbia Valley Community Health’s Wenatchee clinic, including Dental and Wenatchee Express Care, will be closed Saturday for the Apple Blossom Grand Parade.

DECA club competes in international event

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Wenatchee High School DECA club member ended the year on a high note while competing in the International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, last week.

Fundraising campaign raises money for new EMS vehicle

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Community Hospital Foundation was recently able to purchase a new emergency medical services vehicle due to community contributions to its 2015 year-end annual giving campaign.

Local students named as scholarship recipients

NCW — Hamilton Youth Foundation of Washington Tractor has named its scholarship recipients for 2016: Drew Carleton, Neil Carleton and Jana Russell, Manson; Amber Duke, Okanogan; Callie Barker, Samantha Keller and Jenna Valentine, Oroville; Derek Robinson, Pateros; and Corrina Karrer, Tonasket.

FBLA members qualify for national competition

WENATCHEE — Members of the Wenatchee High School FBLA club competed in the state leadership conference April 20-23 in Spokane. Students placing within the top five of their categories qualified for the national competition to be held in June.

WHS students compete in forestry contest

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School students participated in the Stevens County Forestry Contest April 13 at Douglas Falls Grange Park in Colville.