Tiffany Armstrong hands over an order from the Buddy Burger food trailer Saturday morning in the Everett, Washington on April 23, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Food truck raises $1,200 during Child Abuse Prevention Month

To celebrate its one-year anniversary, Buddy Burger raised money for Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center in Everett.

Tiffany Armstrong hands over an order from the Buddy Burger food trailer Saturday morning in the Everett, Washington on April 23, 2022. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
Khao poon katee at Thai on Main Street Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in Monroe, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

Funky, fresh: Monroe restaurant serves up traditional Lao dishes

Thai on Main Street is serving up fried beef jerky, minced pork, papaya salad and other Lao delicacies.

Khao poon katee at Thai on Main Street Wednesday, April 20, 2022, in Monroe, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
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The chef carrying a pizza a hotdog and a burger, customers can’t wait to start eating.
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The best Italian food in Snohomish County

You voted, we tallied, here are the results.

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The best Irish pubs in Snohomish County

You voted, we tallied, here are the results.

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Cannabis-infused sweet potato cheesecake is a creation of Charles Gill III. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)

Get baking to get baked: Tips on cooking with cannabis

Cannabis lovers share tips and the medicinal benefits of cooking with weed-infused oil.

Cannabis-infused sweet potato cheesecake is a creation of Charles Gill III. (Kevin Clark / The Herald)
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Holiday leftovers: Crustless ham quiche and soy sauce eggs

Here’s some inspiration for repurposing your weekend leftovers.

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Tulalip Resort Casino executive chef Perry Mascitti pipes out some compound butter coins. (Tulalip Resort Casino)

The ‘stinking rose’ is a flavorful bulb worth celebrating today

When all you want is more garlic, these compound butter recipes add a burst of flavor to dishes year-round.

Tulalip Resort Casino executive chef Perry Mascitti pipes out some compound butter coins. (Tulalip Resort Casino)
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Delicious classic american hot dog with mustard, hand drawn vector illustration isolated on white background
Oosterwyk’s Dutch Bakery's hot cross buns, filled with green and red cherries, currants and raisins are from Gerard Oosterwyk's signature recipe, according to his daughter and current owner Marja Oosterwyk. The bakery has been family-owned and run for 67 years and will celebrate its 101-year anniversary this summer. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

Holiday eating: Hot cross buns, matzo bark, meaty Easter pie

Here are some recipes and baked goods to mark Good Friday, Easter and Passover.

Oosterwyk’s Dutch Bakery's hot cross buns, filled with green and red cherries, currants and raisins are from Gerard Oosterwyk's signature recipe, according to his daughter and current owner Marja Oosterwyk. The bakery has been family-owned and run for 67 years and will celebrate its 101-year anniversary this summer. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
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Hands holding sparklers clinking glasses with alcohol drinks cocktails. Men, women having fun at Christmas party. Friends celebrating holiday event together at club. Flat cartoon vector illustration
Chris Langford holds onto 5-year-old Fezzik while enjoying a beer during Pints and Pups’ grand opening Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

A place in Everett for dogs — and the beer drinkers who love them

At Pints and Pups, a beer bar and indoor dog park, pooches run free while their humans enjoy pints of craft beer.

Chris Langford holds onto 5-year-old Fezzik while enjoying a beer during Pints and Pups’ grand opening Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Yummy Deli in Everett serves up bánh mì, a Vietnamese sandwich that makes for a quick and satisfying lunch (or an anytime meal), on Friday, April 8, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

Find this delicious Vietnamese sandwich throughout Snohomish County

Bánh mì is as filling and delicious as it is quick and affordable.

Yummy Deli in Everett serves up bánh mì, a Vietnamese sandwich that makes for a quick and satisfying lunch (or an anytime meal), on Friday, April 8, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
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Food forum: An easy, satisfying pot of beans for a chilly spring day

An Everett reader shares his cozy one-pot bean recipe he perfected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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1977 cookbook recounts the start of this popular feature

Herald readers have been sharing Forum recipes since 1972.

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Catalyst Cafe in Everett carries gluten-free breads and other baked goods from Shambala Ancient Grain Bakery & Bistro in Mount Vernon, including this herbed garlic sourdough. Customers can place an order through Catalyst Cafe and pick up right in Everett. Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Taylor Goebel/The Herald.

These local baked goods lack gluten, but not flavor

Here are four Snohomish County-area purveyors that specialize in gluten-free menu items.

Catalyst Cafe in Everett carries gluten-free breads and other baked goods from Shambala Ancient Grain Bakery & Bistro in Mount Vernon, including this herbed garlic sourdough. Customers can place an order through Catalyst Cafe and pick up right in Everett. Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Taylor Goebel/The Herald.
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French fries in the paper basket. Detailed vector icon isolated on white background. Series of food and drink and ingredients for cooking.
A non-alcoholic old fashioned, made with espresso, is prepared at Nadine’s Coffee House Friday, March 25, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)

All sip, no hangover: Local businesses serve up exciting, non-alcoholic drinks

Snohomish County businesses are embracing the non-alcoholic beverage market with exciting options.

A non-alcoholic old fashioned, made with espresso, is prepared at Nadine’s Coffee House Friday, March 25, 2022, in Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Casa Tequila, a family-owned Everett mainstay that served up Mexican favorites for the past 30 years, closed permanently on Saturday, March 26, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)

Nuggets: In Everett, Casa Tequila closes, Buck’s owner sells

Also, an Edmonds restaurant group raises money for Ukrainians.

Casa Tequila, a family-owned Everett mainstay that served up Mexican favorites for the past 30 years, closed permanently on Saturday, March 26, 2022. (Taylor Goebel / The Herald)
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Recipe: A family-favorite casserole dish

A reader shares a recipe that was passed down from her mother.

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