Tag Archives: oregon

Tuna/Zucchini Patties

For those of us fortunate enough to live within an hour or two of the Oregon coast, summertime means Albacore tuna season! For the folks willing to put in the time, 2 or 3 whole tuna can fill our pantries … Continue reading

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How To Braid Garlic (Illustrated Step by Step)

You carefully planted your garlic last fall. You cared for it all spring: watching its water, fertilizing a few times, weeding the patch well. Sometime around July you harvested a bundle of gorgeous bulbs and dutifully hung or laid them … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

You know you live in Oregon when your commute home includes driving past 3 Christmas tree farms and one large depot loading up hundreds of trees into semi trucks. You know you live just shy of an Oregon forest when … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Pocket!

My breast pocket is full of sweet potato and duck cookies: Pocket get as many treats as she wants on her birthday! Pocket is 4 years old today. Born to Fiesty, a striking 20 pound corgi with a wide white … Continue reading

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