We tried the ‘no-recipe recipe’ trend and didn’t hate it

If cooking without measuring makes you nervous, practice with classic beans and rice.

Don’t shy away: Frozen vegetables a nutritious swap for fresh

They’re also convenient, low in cost and an easy way to eat your daily recommended veggie servings.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Getting a tax refund? Here are smart ways to spend the money

Save for your kid’s college, invest in a mutual fund or pay down debt. But don’t buy a new gadget.

  • Mar 13, 2019

How seniors can stop frustrating robocalls

It seems like I get five to 10 a day on my home and cell phone, and I’m sick of it!

  • Mar 13, 2019

She’s intimidated by her fiance’s sexy ex-girlfriends

Carolyn Hax is away. The following first appeared on Nov. 14, 2004. Dear Carolyn: I’m getting married in May. We’re young, but excited about spending… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019

Today in History

Today is Wednesday, March 13, the 72nd day of 2019. There are 293 days left in the year.

  • Mar 13, 2019

Video game mocked the wrong girl

While out with her mom and some friends at the Naperville Chuck E. Cheese’s, 9-year-old Marie… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019

When a simple salad needs some crunch, call on celery

This recipe is destined to be in your repertoire well after celery’s 15 minutes of fame has passed.

Get to know Kvass, celtuce and other ‘new’ good-for-you foods

Just when you’ve finally learned how to pronounce quinoa, here’s another batch of healthful foods.

Diedre Twitty, her boyfriend Jordon Vargas and son Jensen Vargas on bed with Funko Pop! characters at their Stanwood home. Oldest Son Jager Twitty in his room with favorite Funkos on display. Rare Darth Vader mini Funko, Dieter’s complete Hulk set and five prototypes in a shoebox under mini figures of various superheroes. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

These ‘Funatics’ have 1,000 Funko toys in their collection

It started with two. Diedre Twitty just had to have a couple of “The Walking Dead” Funko Pop! figures.

Diedre Twitty, her boyfriend Jordon Vargas and son Jensen Vargas on bed with Funko Pop! characters at their Stanwood home. Oldest Son Jager Twitty in his room with favorite Funkos on display. Rare Darth Vader mini Funko, Dieter’s complete Hulk set and five prototypes in a shoebox under mini figures of various superheroes. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)
Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Cheez Louise! Philly cheesesteaks on a busy corner in PNW

March 24 is a national day for soft bread with juicy meat and oozy cheese.

Erwin Sanchez, owner of Erwin’s Philly Cheese Steak, on Monday, March 11, 2019 in Everett, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Feeling exploited by BF’s request that she handle his job hunt

Carolyn Hax is away. The following first appeared on Dec. 8, 2004. Dear Carolyn: I’m dating a man who works in information technology, is a… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2019

HBO documentary picks up where ‘Serial’ podcast left off

The four-part series “The Case Against Adnan Syed” aims to fill in gaps, reveal new evidence.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Maren Morris aiming too hard for the Grammys with ‘Girl’

And trying to appeal to the awards show voters is a recipe for blandness.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Today in History

Today is Tuesday, March 12, the 71st day of 2019. There are 294 days left in the year.

  • Mar 12, 2019

Everett Animal Shelter has a few good boys up for adoption

Three dogs are waiting to be adopted into a forever home.

Ask Mr. Dad: Choosing quality apps makes screen time worthwhile

Q: A few months ago you talked about limiting screen time for toddlers and the importance of picking good quality games for when we do… Continue reading

Infiniti QX60 luxury SUV boosts safety standards for 2019

All models have blind spot warning, forward emergency braking and forward collision warning.

Stop clinging to a dead relationship

Carolyn Hax is away. The following first appeared on Dec. 19, 2004.

  • Mar 11, 2019

These three audiobooks will get you through to winter’s end

Check out “American Spy,” “Remembering Roth” and “The Suspect.”

  • Mar 11, 2019