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Our Daily Bread

The Ubiquitous Zucchini

Although this column generally deals with something baked or sweet, this month — in acknowledgment that nearly everyone already has a favorite zucchini bread recipe — it includes a couple of savory dishes that can be served for a summery brunch, lunch or … read more

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Greek Chicken Fried Rice

Recipe for Greek Chicken Fried Rice

Taking the stress out of family meals at home can be as simple as turning your attention toward recipes that pack plenty of flavor without complicated prep. In fact, you can even turn an easy, everyday side dish into a full-blown dinner by … read more

Bob Rau

‘Playable Art’

The Verksted Gallery in Poulsbo is home to many talented artists, including Bob Rau. He creates what he calls “playable art.” That is, he builds musical instruments out of beautiful cigar boxes. This artistic craft bloomed during his retirement. He worked as an … read more

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How to Turn Your Yard Waste into Resources

5 Reasons Composting is Essential and Key Tips for Success

Approximately one-third of food worldwide is thrown away, with the vast majority ending up in the landfill. One way we can fix this issue, beyond only buying what we need, is to start composting food waste and other organic matter. While many think … read more

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curb appeal

Tips to Attract Buyers When Selling Your Home

Preparing your home for sale may start with ideas for staging the house or spackling and painting over nail holes; however, it also requires a considerable amount of planning and organization. Before opening your home to tours, either virtual or in person, be … read more

Agate Restaurant

The Art of Fine Dining at Agate Restaurant

At 3:45 p.m. on a weekday afternoon, Agate Restaurant is abuzz with staff preparing for the doors to open at 4:30 p.m. Napkins and silver are freshly rolled and carefully placed on each gleaming table, along with water glasses and candles. As the … read more

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Cheesecake Ice Cream

Recipe for Cheesecake Ice Cream with Fruit Swirls

Spending precious moments enjoying outdoor meals with family and friends is part of what makes warm weather get-togethers so special. Take those al fresco occasions to the next level with a favorite dessert: ice cream. Homemade ice cream is a hallmark of many … read more

Boettcher Dream Home Remodel

A Dream Home Remodel

Joyce and Brian Boettcher lived in their split-level home for 27 years, working and raising two children. Keeping up with the day’s demand was their main focus — even as a myriad of home inefficiencies piled up that they had no time to … read more

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EV charging

How to Plan for a Road Trip in an Electric Car

Nearly 35 million American drivers will be on the road this summer and while electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure is still growing, the burgeoning part of the population of first-time EV owners may have to take additional steps to ensure a successful road trip. … read more

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