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Tillamook Cheese and the Oregon Coast

Visiting Tillamook County along the Oregon coastline, you’ll soon see why it’s known as the land of “Cheese, Trees, and Ocean Breeze.” Of course there are trees as far as the eye can see, and that ocean breeze is pure and refreshing – but it’s the cheese that truly ties it all together. Thanks to […]

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Apple Roses

Apple Roses for ‘The Little Prince’

Whether or not you’ve read the beloved children’s classic “The Little Prince,” the movie version coming on August 5 from Netflix is one you simply cannot miss. Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s book is simple, touching, and eloquent… and the movie manages to capture all of that while wrapping it into a present-day story. Directed by Academy […]

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corn salad

Watermelon ‘Bacon’ and Summer Corn Salad

Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summertime because it’s simple, refreshing, and stands perfectly well on its own. But…what if you want to put in a little extra time and take your watermelon to the next level? That’s what happens when you dehydrate your watermelon (does taking the water out of watermelon make it…melon?) and […]

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fresh tomato sauce

Fresh Tomato Sauce for #StreamTeam

While you sweat your way through the dog days of summer, there’s at least one redeeming factor in all that heat: tomatoes. Perfect, juicy, flavorful, fresh local summer tomatoes. Whether it’s the tomatoes grown in your yard, the ones grown in the farm down the road, or the ones you pick up at your local […]

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Tamarillo Tart

Tamarillo Tart

Meet the tamarillo! (Yes, we’ve got another new and unusual fruit for you). The tamarillo is a fruit native to South and Central America, and it’s also known as a “tree tomato,” which is just about the best description we could have come up with. The tamarillo (pronounced either tam-uh-RILL-oh or tam-uh-REE-oh) is deep red […]

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Legoland apple fries

The Big Apple at Legoland California

If you’re looking for some good, old-fashioned, all-American fun this summer, you should see the entire country – or at least a miniature version of it – at Legoland California. Legoland’s famous Miniland USA has perfect re-creations of all of the top landmarks (and some mini surprises) at famous cities from around the country. And […]

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Sun Basket kale dinner

Sun Basket Dinners

If you like cooking quick, tasty recipes with organic food, you’re in luck: Sun Basket, a premium organic cooking delivery service, has now expanded its reach to both coasts. It works like this: Each week, Sun Basket’s chef and nutritionist create a menu with choices of recipes, and you choose 3 meals for 2 or […]

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