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Having harvested so many apples this year at our farm in Hood River, I’ve been baking with apples a lot lately! Apple cake is an easy one and while this caramel glaze is a bit on the sinful side, it’s worth it! Prep and Cook Time: 1 hour Apple Cake Ingredients 2 + 1/2 cups […]

Apple Cake With Caramel Glaze

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Good Eats

Pumpkin Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

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Easy and delicious, these pumpkin cinnamon sugar donuts are a great fall breakfast option when you have a houseful of guests.  Cook Time: 25min Pumpkin Cinnamon Donut Ingredients 1 cup + 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup light brown sugar, packed 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 3/4 teaspoon pumpkin spice 1 pinch of […]

Risotto with peas in a ceramic bowl with a silver fork

Good Eats

Instant Pot Mushroom, Pea, Parm Risotto

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This Instant Pot mushroom, pea, and parmesan risotto is one of our favorites. Super easy to make and delicious every time! Cook Time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 2 cups arborio rice 4 tablespoons unsalted butter or 3 tablespoons unsalted butter + 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 small shallot diced 4 garlic cloves, minced […]

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Good Eats

Cook Time: 35mins Ingredients 1.5 cup peanut oil 2 serrano peppers, rough chopped 1 shallot, rough chopped 10 cloves garlic, rough chopped 1 teaspoon black peppercorns or Sichuan peppercorns ¼ cup red chili flakes 1 tablespoon smoked paprika or a Gochugaru seasoning blend or cayenne for more heat 1 tablespoon soy sauce 3 tablespoons sesame […]

Crispy Chili Oil

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Good Design

Waste is a Function of Poor Design

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Isn’t this the truth? Think about it for a second. We get rid of things because a better design exists or the quality or longevity of the material was not great, to begin with. Perhaps the design was a fad that has come and gone. Most people value quality materials such as solid hardwood floors, […]

Business

10 Things to Know About The Current Financial Market

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2022 has been historically difficult for investors so far. From massive inflation to soaring yields, to a slowing economy, to a bear market for stocks, to one of the worst years ever for bonds, there are many worries for investors. Eric Wishan, M.A., Managing Director, Partner & Wealth Advisor at Carson Wealth has provided the following […]

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Good Design

Statement walls in any home can be accomplished in so many ways these days. While we love a blank white wall when we are prepping a home for sale, we also know that people easily fall in love with homes because of the finishes. Color, pattern, texture, and material choices can all make a huge […]

Making a Statement with Wall Treatments

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Good Eats

Grilled Tacos Al Pastor

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Hanging onto summer just a bit with this one — but actually grilling all year is also a thing! Cook Time: 30mins Ingredients: Seasoning Paste 1/4 c. extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. coriander seeds 1 tbsp. cumin seeds 1 tsp. dried oregano 1 tsp. black peppercorns 1 tsp. mustard seeds 5 allspice berries 4 cloves […]

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Buying

Buyer Checklist: What Not To Do

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Congratulations on your decision to purchase a new home. In order to make sure you have a smooth closing, here is a checklist of things you should not do as you move through this process. Don’t… Don’t buy a car Don’t buy new furniture for your home (or any large purchase) Don’t make any large […]

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