Ravalli Republic - Food-and-drink

It's officially OK to eat mac and cheese for breakfast, according to Kraft

The company is adding the word "breakfast" — instead of dinner — to encourage Americans to start their day with neon orange cheesy noodles. Read more


Mother-daughter duo open their dream bakery

Lake Baked bakery and coffee shop has an array of goodies.  Read more


Tavern 287: neighborhood bistro in southwest Montana

What sets Tavern 287 apart are some unusual and well-executed choices.  Read more


Start the day with breakfast tacos

Loaded with 20 grams of protein, this breakfast taco recipe is a satisfying way to start the day.  Read more


The Kitchn: How to make easy peach cobbler with fresh summer peaches

Fresh summer peaches are so ripe and sweet that they need little more than to be sliced and covered with a pillowy cream biscuit topping. Read more


I tried Disney’s over-the-top grilled three-cheese sandwich

This grilled cheese hails from Woody’s Lunch Box concession in Toy Story Land at Walt Disney World. Read more


The best meal is made with the freshest ingredients of summer

A scattering of basil leaves dresses up the dish and announces that this is dinner, which, for the next few weeks, means a confetti bowl of the best ingredients summer has to offer. Read more


Recipe roundup: 5 easy recipes to get you through the week

Wondering what's for dinner this week? Check out a fresh take on green bean casserole, a steak salad that's great for summer evenings, or b… Read more


Recipe roundup: 5 ideas for what to eat this week

Wondering what to make for dinner this week? Here's a variety of recipes to try whether you want to grill, keep things light, or recreate s… Read more


Watch Now: Easy tips for an organized kitchen, and more videos to improve your life

Easy tips and tricks can help you organize your kitchen for stress-free cooking, a few simple steps can help you avoid bank fees, some simp… Read more

Patience is a virtue, especially when caramelizing onions

When finished and cooled, store them in the fridge, covered, for about a week and use them to enhance your favorite recipe. Read more

Tequila is a type of mezcal, but mezcal is not tequila

OK, it's a little confusing, so let's break it down. Mezcal and tequila are both made from agave, but tequila can be made only from the blue agave plant. The flavor profiles can be a little different, with mezcal being a little smokier. Read more

Tequila was born in, you guessed it, Tequila

And yes, the city is in Jalisco. It's the birthplace of the iconic drink, where indigenous Mexicans would ferment the juice of the blue agave before it became the staple it is now. Many distilleries are still based in the town, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2006. Read more

Shoelace napkin ties

Eating saucy sandwiches and dripping ice cream treats is all part of a great Fourth of July picnic. So, let your guests enjoy the messy fare by using inexpensive white dish towels as oversize napkins. Roll the towels and fasten with checkered shoelaces for a pop of color. Read more

Deli-style sandwiches

For a fun presentation, preassemble hot dogs or burgers with buns wrapped in wax paper. Secure the wrap with an American flag toothpick. Read more