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Real Food and the Foraging Experience

You may look at the side of a mountain and see nothing beyond mottled gray and green brush, but expert forager Pascal Baudar sees something entirely different. “For me, it’s like a grocery store,” he says with a chuckle. We are sitting with a group of Tillamook Co-Op members at One Gun Ranch, an organic […]

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Strawberry Zucchini Bread and the #StreamTeam

Sure, summer vacation is coming to a close, but wouldn’t it be just a little bit more cheery to start out those last few days with a beautiful slice of strawberry zucchini bread on your breakfast plate? Yes. Yes it would. That’s why we want to tell you all about how – and why – […]

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Smoothie Bowls and a Hamilton Beach #Giveaway

Right now we are smoothie bowl CRAZY over here in Jolly Tomato land…and our road to smoothie heaven has been much smoother (see what we did there?) thanks to the new Hamilton Beach Wave Action blender. We’ve enjoyed different combinations every day – and we’ve been thrilled with how well the blender smooth-ifies everything without […]

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Summer Watermelon Carving

It’s mid/late summer, which can mean only one thing – It’s watermelon carving time! Watermelons are plentiful and usually inexpensive this time of year, so you’ve got plenty of material to work with. Will you carve some kind of fruit basket? An animal? A funny character? Something ornate and artistic? The sky’s the limit! If […]

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Pizza Farm

We’re all for healthier school lunches, right? But sometimes it feels like we talk and talk about it and we sound like broken records. Well, here’s a fresh and funny look at school lunches, as produced by Funny or Die and the American Heart Association, and presented by the brilliantly off-kilter Nick Offerman (of “Parks and Recreation”). […]

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Champagne Grape Pancakes

We are loving every minute with this month’s fresh summer fruits, and one of our favorite out-of-hand summer fruits is grapes. This year, we had a chance to try a variety of summer grapes thanks to Melissa’s Produce. Pictured below, we have Black Muscato grapes (on the left), Red Moscato grapes (on the right), Jelly […]

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Flame-Broiled Fruit for #StreamTeam

OK, we’ll just go right ahead and admit that technically this is “grilled” fruit, but doesn’t “flame-broiled fruit” sound so much better?   Anyway, this week we’ve been grilling fruit because 1) It’s summer and we have amazing fruits on hand; 2) We’ve already got the grill on anyway; and 3) We’ve got a serious dragon obsession going […]

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