• Hazelnut Maple Glazed Scones

    by  • December 15, 2014 • 2 Comments


    Oregon Hazelnuts

    Did you know that Oregon produced 99% of the worlds hazelnuts?! Yes, it’s true! That is a lot of nuts! Well not only do we live in Oregon’s wine country but also Oregon’s nut country too. As you...

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    Winter Green Gratin

    by  • November 6, 2014 • 6 Comments



    The month when cozy sweaters and boots are seen all over town, along with scarves and hats too! Hot coffee and cuddles by the fire become a favorite activity and planning for the holidays are in full effect! Yes,...

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    Summer Sangria

    by  • September 2, 2014 • 3 Comments

    summer sangria

    Summer’s Wine Cocktail

    It seems we have been cramming in the last days of summer around here. The last few weeks, um more like month, is a blur! We canned goods from the garden every weekend, did a few...

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    Dill Pickles

    by  • August 13, 2014 • 8 Comments

    dill pickles Summer + Canning Dill Pickles! They are tasty on a sandwich, a burger, or straight from the jar. I had no idea how easy they were to make…. Last year a friend gave us some cucs to...

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    Blueberry Crumble

    by  • July 14, 2014 • 4 Comments

    blueberry crumble

    Summer + Blueberries

    You know when summer is here in the PNW when all the farmers’ markets have their berries out. It all starts with strawberries in early June, then blueberries, raspberries and blackberries. Blueberries are so versatile, they...

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    Simple Barbecue Sauce

    by  • May 29, 2014 • 4 Comments


    Well the better weather is now here for the most part.  It is getting time to roll out the BBQ and fire her up, and get outdoor living into full swing.  Over here in the Pacific North West, we prize our warm...

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