20 Essential Flowering Perennials for your Garden

Italian Scalloped Potatoes

How to Plant Dahlias

Irish Nachos

The Best Damn Chicken Noodle Soup on Earth!!

20 Essential Flowering Perennials for your Garden
 

20 Essential Flowering Perennials for your Garden

Often I have friends tell me that they want a pretty garden but they don’t want to do all the work. I completely understand this feeling. So much of gardening is back breaking labor and continuous troubleshooting. However, even the most avid gardeners need plants that just do their own thing....
Italian Scalloped Potatoes
 

Italian Scalloped Potatoes

Thinly sliced red potatoes baked in a creamy parmesan sauce with roasted garlic. Need I say more? This scalloped potato recipe came out of the oven tender, decadent, and bubbled to perfection. The wafting of caramelized garlic and parmesan permeating the air. This side is perfect paired with ham, roasts, or...
How to Plant Dahlias
 

How to Plant Dahlias

This tutorial is written specifically for zones 7-9. If you live on the western side of Washington, Oregon, California or in the Southern States, these tips should work great for you! What are dahlias? Dahlias are a bushy plant native to the mountainous areas of Mexico. They are a summer...
Pan Roasted Ham Steak + 5 Easy Glaze Recipes
 

Pan Roasted Ham Steak + 5 Easy Glaze Recipes

This is a guest post written for the fabulous ladies at Simple Goodness Farm. Venise, Belinda, and their families strive to be as self sufficient as is possible. They raise cows and goats, grow their own vegetables, and have a talent for bringing the community together to celebrate farming life.  If...
The Best Damn Chicken Noodle Soup on Earth!!!
 

The Best Damn Chicken Noodle Soup on Earth!!!

Yet again I find myself in search of the ultimate version of a dish. I scour recipes, play a lot of trial and error until finally, it all falls into place. One delicious, satisfying place. And then I share it with you! Let me introduce you to the best damn...
Irish Nachos
 

Irish Nachos

Crispy red potatoes, bacon, and chives smothered in the most decadent cheese sauce courtesy of Kerrygold Cheeses. Serve this at your next St. Patrick’s day party or for any occasion to impress guests with your flavor prowess! Irish nachos are a staple at most American/Irish pubs, they use crispy sliced potatoes...
The Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2017
 

The Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2017

As I try to tolerate the dreariness that is Washington in February, I find hope when I walk outside and see my tulips peeking out and preparing for the sun…. And I find an oasis of joy attending the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. Every year my dear...
Risotto in the Rice Cooker
 

Risotto in the Rice Cooker

I have a confession to make, I find rice boring. Just plain old white rice doesn’t do a damn thing for me. I need sauce, or vegetables, or something! It just confuses me those who can eat plain white rice as a side on a regular basis. Nobody eats plain...
Creamy Artichoke Halibut
 

Creamy Artichoke Halibut

I got a new cookbook! Mountain Man pointed it out me at the Sportsmen’s Show a few weeks ago. Tiffany Haugen is a cooking columnist for many outdoor and sportsmen’s magazines in the Pacific Northwest including MM’s favorite, Salmon-Trout-Steelheader. With a job like that, you better believe she knows what...
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