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In a pickle? Salt-free ways to preserve veggies

During the cold of winter, Northwest vegetables make great pickles.

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Sweet and Sour Goodness

Mixing sweet and sour flavors is one way to replace salt in dishes.

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Veggie Mania!

This diet is guaranteed for weight loss, heart and kidney health, blood pressure control, diabetes control and cancer prevention.

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What do I do with all this zucchini?

Too much zucchini! What's a person to do?

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Giant thistles: artichokes for the last of summer’s bounty

Dramatic in the garden, artichokes also add great flavor to salads.

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Ruby red tomatoes: the optimism of summer

With this summer's heat, a cool tomato salad is one way to cool down and stay healthy.

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Forget me not…Using edible flowers in your food

After a long winter of dreary greens and veggies shipped from halfway around the world, I am ready for something fresh, local and unique. Luckily, lots of flowers are edible.

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Spring greens add freshness to meals

Spring greens grown in the Pacific Northwest include lettuce, spinach, dandelion greens, endive, radicchio, watercress and even fiddle head ferns!

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Fresh herbs - Freshness is essential in the Northwest

With spring in the air in the Northwest, fresh herbs add a blast of flavor to heart- and kidney-healthy foods.

From tundra to tulips: Top equipment for achieving a manicured lawn this season

Snowmageddon. Snowpocalypse. Polar Vortex 2.0. If you’re like most Americans, you’re limping to the finish line of yet another never-ending winter. But this winter doesn’t just have people at their breaking points, it has lawns across the country ready for a relief as well.

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Ginger is Hot!

Some great ways to get ginger in your diet include gingersnap cookies, ginger ale, ginger tea, ginger candy, pickled ginger, pumpkin pie and gingerbread.

Plumbing 101: Answers for your top 5 plumbing questions

Installing or fixing a faucet can seem like a daunting task. But, in many cases homeowners can update the kitchen and bath themselves – all you need are the right tools, good judgment and a little time to devote to the project.

3 ways to become more environmentally friendly in 2015

Whether you’re motivated by a workplace initiative, a personal goal or the opportunity to teach your children lifelong positive habits, now is a great time to become more environmentally friendly. Earth Day is April 22, but there’s still plenty of time to develop eco-friendly habits before the big day arrives.

Creating an inviting, low maintenance porch

Your porch should be a warm, welcoming outdoor living space that offers comfort and helps make a house a home. Whether you want to remodel your porch from the ground up, or just give it a refreshing new look and feel, it's easier than you think to create a perfect porch.

Expert tips to make your new house feel like home

You know that moving into a new home can be one of life's biggest stressors - the packing, the paperwork, the unpacking and of course finding the nearest coffee shop. Making your new house feel like your home can help alleviate some of this stress and provide a safe-haven for some much needed relaxation.