Home & Garden
Using rich umami-flavored foods in your cooking allows you to avoid high-salt seasonings that raise blood pressure and ruin your kidneys.
During the cold of winter, Northwest vegetables make great pickles.
Mixing sweet and sour flavors is one way to replace salt in dishes.
This diet is guaranteed for weight loss, heart and kidney health, blood pressure control, diabetes control and cancer prevention.
Too much zucchini! What's a person to do?
Dramatic in the garden, artichokes also add great flavor to salads.
With this summer's heat, a cool tomato salad is one way to cool down and stay healthy.
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.
Spring greens grown in the Pacific Northwest include lettuce, spinach, dandelion greens, endive, radicchio, watercress and even fiddle head ferns!
With spring in the air in the Northwest, fresh herbs add a blast of flavor to heart- and kidney-healthy foods.
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.
Some great ways to get ginger in your diet include gingersnap cookies, ginger ale, ginger tea, ginger candy, pickled ginger, pumpkin pie and gingerbread.
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.
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.
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.