Identifying the turf pests present is the first step in reclaiming your lawn. Moles, voles, and gophers look alike but there are a few ways to tell them apart.
Consider making a double batch of the hazelnut mint pesto to freeze and use with fish, mixed into potato salad, and anywhere else you like pesto. Yield: Serves 4 For the Pesto: 2 cups mint leaves, washed and thoroughly dried ½ cup Oregon Orchard roasted hazelnuts 2 medium cloves garlic, peeled 1 Tablespoon lemon juice […]
This recipe is a departure from a traditional Nicoise salad but feel free to include tuna if you like. With or without tuna, the hazelnut dressing and chopped roasted hazelnuts level up this dish. Yield: Makes 4-6 Serving Ingredients: 1 large shallot, thinly sliced ¼ cup lemon juice 1 pound small new potatoes 6 large […]
This colorful fresh salad hits all the right notes – nutty, peppery, sweet, and earthy. And it’s gorgeous to boot. Add lentils or chicken for a more filling alternative. Yield: Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients: 4-6 medium-sized beets, tops and tails removed Extra virgin olive oil 1 shallot, minced 1 Tablespoon sherry vinegar 2 teaspoons pure […]
Perfect any time of year, these kofta pair well with pita and olives along with tomatoes and cucumber in the summer, and beets and cooked dark leafy greens in the winter. Yield: Makes 4-6 servings Ingredients: 1 small yellow onion, grated (around ½ cup packed) 1 pound ground lamb 1/2 cup finely chopped Oregon Orchard […]
Keeping chickens summer-ready requires fresh and cool water, good coop ventilation, and a complete chicken feed to keep them happy and healthy all summer long.
This year has been an unexpected year where many of us have had to make adjustments to our daily routine. Life, as we’ve been so comfortable with, has changed. It has been one set with challenges as our communities have faced unknown circumstances around our current pandemic. Although in the midst of it all, what […]