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Featured Articles from the West Sound. These are the highlighted articles from WestSound Magazine.

Ansara Patterson

The Smell of Smoke Perfume

For me, smoking or barbecuing is a way to relax, reflect and have fun — and while doing so, soaking in the smell and flavor of what I call smoke perfume. Sometimes, you will find me smoking in the evening, with a glass … read more

Brothers Kezek, 9; Maccabee, 5; Ryser, 7
Young Entrepreneurs

The Birdhouse Boys of Kitsap

Three young entrepreneurs — Kezek, age 9; Ryser, age 7; and Maccabee, age 5 — are brothers with a passion for animals and power tools. And with a little help from their mom, Keldy Spainhour, they create custom birdhouses out of reclaimed lumber. … read more

Ready to eat
Our Daily Bread

Time to Light the Grill!

Artisan bread in winter, coming out of an oven heated to 475 degrees, warms the home and gives comfort to long winter nights. But in summer, the last thing you want to do is heat up you kitchen — and a hot oven … read more

the sip
The Sip

Wine on the Rock to Return — Reinvented

For the past several years, local (and not so local) wine lovers have come to look forward to the annual Wine on the Rock events. These two-day events center around wine, music and food and take place at each of the seven Bainbridge … read more

Restriction
Amy's One Painting

“Restriction”

“Restriction” is a 40-by-32-inch, dramatic painting in the “Artist Behind Glass” series that is now featured at the Sidney Museum and Arts Association, located in Port Orchard at 202 Sidney Avenue. This is the Sidney Museum’s 50th anniversary. My 24-piece art show will … read more

Incredible Kitchens
Design|Build 2022A

Incredible Kitchens

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

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Sopapilla Bars

Recipe for Sopapilla Bars

(Crunchy on the Outside, Creamy on the Inside)

Finding a unique dessert to impress others can be a tall task. Cakes, brownies and cookies are classics but can be boring and repetitive. When you want something easy, delicious and made to impress, think outside the sweet treat box. Next time you’re … read more

Cory Bennett Anderson
Scouted

Neo-Pop Artist Has a Gift for Telling Stories

Not only is Cory Bennett Anderson amazing and beyond creative, he just radiates a contagious amount of positivity. You can hear how excited his surroundings make him. This excitement is infections as the Poulsbo artist speaks with passion about what inspires him to … read more

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Petunia Wave Blue

Nine Noble Purples to Add to Your Garden

Whether you choose perennials or bulbs, annuals or vegetables, there are sure to be many hues and shades of purple you can use to delight the senses. With its origins tied to royalty, purple flowers represent dignity, pride and success. In a bouquet, … read more

Pony Up Rescue for Equines
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