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Summer strategies to get your kids outside

June 29, 2017

This summer, make outdoor play a daily adventure. Some of the most playful ways to get your kids outside are taking inspiration for crafts and cooking projects from the garden, and using your yard as a site for birthday parties and celebrations. Check out some of our favorite must-do strategies from Whitney Cohen and John Fisher’s The Book […]

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Regional harvest recipes from Timber Press authors

April 14, 2017

Cooking with local, seasonal veggies is one of the most satisfying ways to celebrate the unique tastes of your region. We asked the authors of our regional Vegetable Gardening Guides to share some of their favorite go-to recipes. To learn more about growing your own regional fruits and vegetables, consult the expert advice in your regional’s Vegetable Gardening Guide!

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Calm tummy salve recipe

March 15, 2017

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Afternoon pick me up tea recipe

March 15, 2017

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Mayacoba Bean Salad

January 26, 2017

You may have heard of Steve Sando and his company Rancho Gordo from features and recipe roundups in everything from The New York Times to Bon Appétit. Thomas Keller of The French Laundry swears by Sando’s products, but the leader of the heirloom revolution says it best himself: As you cook these heirloom beans and other grains […]

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3 of the best herbs to grow and eat this year

January 17, 2017

Every January, hundreds of blogs spotlight the foods we need to cut out to live happier, healthier lives. Rather than denying ourselves, we want to use the #NewYearNewYou mentality to enjoy more of our favorite foods by mindfully integrating healthful herbs. With valuable insight from The Culinary Herbal and The Herbal Apothecary, we can all cook flavorful, rejuvenating dishes […]

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The accidental harvest

September 5, 2012

Got harvest? Maybe too much of it? We’ve been asking some of our authors and around the office what’s to be done when you have too much. David Deardorff and Kathryn Wadsworth inherited a fruit tree and a bumper crop of fruit. Here’s what they did: We inherited a mystery when we bought our house […]

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Underrated Thanksgiving sides

November 16, 2011

 Debra Daniels-Zeller, author of the book The Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook, is our guest poster today. She has shared some of her favorite vegetarian side dishes that will be perfect for Thanksgiving. She blogs regularly at Food Connections.  At Thanksgiving when I was young, I quickly filled my plate with carrot salad, roasted vegetables, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and stuffing. […]

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A raw bean’s best friend

May 10, 2011

  About a year and a half ago, when I posted about my first Timber photo shoot, I remembered feeling a tad antsy and impatient as I waited to see just exactly how this book would come together. Now that the photos were finished, the editorial and production teams would just flick their wands and […]

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How to cook beans!

February 23, 2011

We eat a lot of beans at my house. More often than not, beans are our main source of protein and what the majority of our meals are based on—bean soup, bean burritos, beans and eggs, beans and rice, etc. And most often these beans are of the dried variety. With two busy lives and […]

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