Topic: Food

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Freeze Now, Jam Later

Oregonians spend an awful lot of time waiting for summer. Even when it’s technically here, at least as indicated by that “X” on June’s calendar,

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A great breakfast or mid-day snack that is gluten-free and can also be vegan and dairy-free depending on milk choice. A vibrant green tea, matcha

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Deliciously Dry

At the height of summer’s bounty, there’s a way to heighten berries’ flavor and nutrition. Dehydrating concentrates both the sweetness and beneficial properties in berries,

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Mocktails OHL 017


Ingredients: Ice, for shaking and serving 6 to 8 mint leaves, lightly muddled, plus several unbruised leaves for garnish 2 ounces local pear nectar (see

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Combine two of summer’s best flavors in this light and refreshing beverage.  Be sure to use organic or food-grade lavender flowers. Your lemonade may be a

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OHL Chicken Shoot 020

Are Fowl for You?

Like just about everything, raising chickens has its pros and cons. We asked a couple of local chicken owners, Andy Pyle of Ashland and Aaron

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Ingredients: 1 28-ounce can of whole or chopped tomatoes 2 tablespoons dried onion, chopped 2 teaspoons dried garlic, chopped 1 tablespoon dried cilantro 2 teaspoon

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This homemade granola is easy to make and a great topper for yogurt or as a snack. It’s high in fiber, vegetarian-friendly and gluten-free. Making

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Tasty Edible Flowers

“Luscious the scent comes of the blossomed bean, As o’er the path in rich disorder lean Its stalks; when bees, in busy rows and toils,

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pantry staples

Raiding the Pantry

Earlier this spring, there were some uncomfortable days when a run on the supply chain left us all wondering if we would have enough toilet

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Dating Dilemma?

Bins of dried rice and beans, towers of canned fruits and vegetables and pound after pound of flour and sugar. An overstocked pantry may be

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Sept. 2020 TOC:

  • Take to the River: Social distance on the water
  • Menobelly & Metabolism: Hormone changes and weight gain during menopause
  • Flexible & Functional: How KT tape works with the body to offer support and lessen pain
  • This Little Piggy: With the proper care, guinea pigs can be an endearing home companion
  • Pump Up and Push Through: Pushup variations build upper body strength
  • Mama Mia, Zucchini! 5 ways to enjoy abundant zucchini and summer squash
  • The Skinny on Sweeteners: Choosing natural sugars can have health benefits