Emily Hanson

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: When life gives you lemons, make lemon bars

AUGUST IS A difficult month. I don’t know why, but this seems to be true every year. This August is proving to follow the same… Continue reading

 

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Did you vote in the primary election?… Continue reading

  • Aug 6, 2019

 

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Do you ever fear you will be a victim of a mass shooting in the United States?… Continue reading

  • Aug 4, 2019

 

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Where in nature do you feel the most happy?… Continue reading

  • Jul 30, 2019

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: You must eat right to feel right

DO YOU EVER struggle to eat healthfully? I know I do. There are some days that are just so busy or stressful that the thought… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: How I sort of made a new cookie

Otherwise known as: How my doughnuts went terribly wrong

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Bagels are more difficult to make than they seem

I’M OVERLY COMPETITIVE in most areas of my life. It has finally seeped into my kitchen. Allow me to explain: A few weeks ago, my… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Lemon cake pairs well with evening tea

HAVE YOU EVER been to or hosted a real tea party? I don’t mean those silly tea parties little girls in fancy dresses are rumored… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: A lobster tail tale

COOKING WITH MY sister is one of my favorite things to do. She doesn’t usually help all that much, but she almost always controls the… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Winter advice: Let the slow cooker do the work

I THINK MY slow cooker might be the dinner chef I’ve always wanted and have never been able to afford. Let me explain. I think… Continue reading

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How confident do you feel driving in snow and/or ice?… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2019

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Always be sure you have a complete recipe

THIS IS MY 12th monthly cooking column. It’s hard to believe I’ve been doing this for about a year now. I thought now would be… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Special Clallam Transportation Board meeting set for this afternoon … and other items

The Clallam Public Transportation Benefit Area Board will review the performance of a public employee in a special closed meeting at 3… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Try new recipe for holiday desserts

I’M GOING TO try something new this year. For the first time since I began working for the Peninsula Daily News in August 2015, the… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Cooking the best Thanksgiving turkey

I LOVE THANKSGIVING. It’s always been my favorite holiday and I’ve never been entirely sure why. Maybe I love it because the house is usually… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Feeling crabby? Try this dip

along with a visit from my mother, who loves crab and thus attends the… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: Modifications to classic recipe create delicious breakfast

I’VE MENTIONED BEFORE that I usually have the same breakfast every morning. It’s a pretty simple and basic breakfast that is quick to prepare and… Continue reading

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Do you think child care is affordable on the North Olympic Peninsula?… Continue reading

  • Sep 8, 2018

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: A used stand mixer is the perfect gift

MY MOTHER IS awesome. I’m sure most, if not all, people think their mom is the most awesome woman on the planet, but let me… Continue reading

THE COOKING HOBBYIST: If at first you don’t succeed, try again

I RECENTLY ACCOMPLISHED a previously-thought impossible task: I made cheesecake. One of my older sisters used to make the best cheesecake I had ever had.… Continue reading