Cook up a classic Philly sandwich

Cheesesteaks are decadent sliced beef sandwiches covered in gooey cheese and served on crusty rolls.

Savvy Senior: Getting paid as a family caregiver

Caring for an elder parent can be challenging, but it can be especially difficult financially if you have to miss work.

Recipe: Create ravioli with ease

Ravioli can be dressed with different sauces, or even be battered and fried for an appetizer.

Recipe: Get into the Irish spirit

Although corned beef might not be the most authentic Irish cuisine, it has become synonymous with St. Patrick’s Day.

Recipe: Lemon pound cake brings sunshine to the table

The recipe is made from pantry staples.

Recipe: Warming soup ideal for special diets

Soups and stews are staples of winter — even for those with irritable bowel conditions or sensitivities to FODMAP ingredients.

Recipe: Meatless meals can be crowd favorites

Expanding the possibilities for meat-free meals becomes a priority during Lent.

Recipe: This hearty meal chases away the chill

Cottage pie is a meal traditionally served in areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Savvy Senior: What to do when a loved one dies

The death of a loved of can bring about a host of different tasks and responsibilities.

A perfect dish for a New Year's Day brunch

The late-night revelry of New Year's Eve has made New Year's Day brunch a go-to tradition for millions of people. Staying up until the calendar officially turns from one year to the next at the stroke of midnight can make it harder to get out of bed on the morning of Jan. 1, so there may be no better day to plan a brunch than the first day of the calendar year.

Savvy Senior: How to reduce your medical bills

What tips do you recommend to Medicare beneficiaries dealing with hefty medical bills? My husband recently had open heart surgery and is recovering slowly, but the medical bills are coming in fast and furious and they’re putting us in medical debt.

Get Growing: A winter holiday refresh for the garden, the easy way

I’m all about efficiency, which is a kinder way of saying I like to avoid extra work, from my hairstyle and clothes to the garden. I adore coming home to a colorful entryway filled with seasonal color but am less excited about overhauling thickly planted containers every four months.

Mayor, councilmember governed with integrity, unselfishness in recent vote

The idea of bringing the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad to Eatonville was first presented to the Town of Eatonville a few years ago when the railroad gave a presentation to the Eatonville Town Council regarding its project, including the multiple phases that would be required to make the move possible

Letter to the editor: Residents should vote for EMS levy passage

We all need to support the emergency medical services levy that South Pierce Fire and Rescue is asking for. It's not a new tax.