Food & Drink

Treasure

Surprise that special someone with locally-made sweet treats

The Treasure Valley area is home to many candy and pastry makers. Here’s a look at some favorites in this guide to locally made chocolates and baked goods.

Food & Drink

Ada County food service inspections Jan. 24-30, 2017

The Central District Health Department conducts annual inspections of all food-handling establishments in Ada County. Any listed item indicates items or practices out of compliance with Idaho Food Code. For details, go to cdhd.idaho.gov/EH/food/inspect.htm. The Southwest District Health Department makes similar inspections in Canyon County; its records are available at swdh.org/food-service.asp.

Recipes

Pass on the yogurt sauce? Try this one

Here’s a plan of action that works for dinner any night of the week: Melt some butter; add in some minced garlic, herbs, spices and a squirt of lemon; then pour it over whatever you have your heart set on eating. With almost no effort, you'll have a sauce that makes anything taste better.

Videos

Indian spice heats up Meridian

Spice Indian Cuisine, the former owners of Madhuban in Boise, is located at 3223 E. Louise Drive.
Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Indian spice heats up Meridian 0:31

Indian spice heats up Meridian

Whip up great guacamole in time for the Super Bowl 1:05

Whip up great guacamole in time for the Super Bowl

Red Pavilion Mandarin Cuisine a good choice for Chinese in Meridian 0:30

Red Pavilion Mandarin Cuisine a good choice for Chinese in Meridian

Here's how your Christmas candy is made 2:46

Here's how your Christmas candy is made