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orange juice biscuits

Recipe for Orange Juice Biscuits

Breezy spring days can lead you on nearly any adventure, and they can happen in your own backyard, on a short road trip or during a full-blown beach vacation. No matter where you are when those warmer days arrive, you can put outdoor … read more

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Barb's Open Kitchen

How to Use a Stand Mixer Like a Pro

Kitchen shops and big-box stores feature a virtual cornucopia of laborsaving, timesaving appliances for the home cook. Perhaps the most popular appliance is the countertop stand mixer, a veritable workhorse that whips, kneads and beats doughs of every description. In addition, many manufacturers … read more

A black oystercatcher walks along the beach at Fort Flagler State Park near Port Townsend.

This Poorly Named Shorebird is an Attention Catcher

Birds are amazing creatures with a variety of adaptations. A hummingbird is quite different from an ostrich and a kiwi has little in common with a swan. While some species may seem drab and uninteresting, others are a collection of unique features that … read more

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Should You Get Screened for Type 1 Diabetes?

More than 1.4 million Americans have type 1 diabetes — thought to be caused by an autoimmune reaction where the body attacks its own cells that produce insulin. Although type 1 diabetes is relatively less common when compared to type 2 diabetes, cases … read more

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Fountains add serenity and noise-blocking sound to gardens and outdoor entertainment spaces. (Photo courtesy MelindaMyers.com)

Boost the Beauty and Comfort of Your Outdoor Spaces

Add some comfort and beauty to your outdoor spaces this year. Look for options that fit your lifestyle, budget and schedule. Even simple changes can make a positive impact on the time you spend relaxing and entertaining on your patio, deck or other … read more

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Mini Greek Yogurt Pancakes with Cinnamon-Maple Topping

Recipe for Mini Greek Yogurt Pancakes with Cinnamon-Maple Topping

Whether you’re encouraging loved ones to start a new wellness kick or looking to add new ideas to an already-nutritious menu, families at any stage of a journey toward better health can use newfound favorites to bring fresh flavors to the table. Start … read more

A Boat as a Muse
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A Boat as a Muse

Close your eyes. Think of rowing, alone, across the Tacoma Narrows, maybe to Vashon, maybe to Commencement Bay. The currents are strong, wind fierce and, well, it is midwinter and sleeting. This was life before the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. Yes, there were the … read more

KEDA Executive Director Joe Morrison

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance

The Kitsap Economic Development Alliance (KEDA) develops the world of Kitsap County, with the goal of uplifting the area and businesses. The alliance was founded in 1983 as the economic developer for the area. Executive Director Joe Morrison says that KEDA addresses issues … read more

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Five Timeless Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

On a day that signifies the importance of love and companionship, many people find it rewarding to show their loved ones just how much they mean. If you’re in the gift-giving spirit this Valentine’s Day, you may find a bit of inspiration with … read more

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