Browned Butter Maple Sweet Potatoes

Browned Butter Maple Sweet Potatoes

When I was a kid my grandma used to make the sweet potatoes at Thanksgiving every year. While a casserole with marshmallows on top was popular, she made them by sautéing chunks of sweet potatoes in butter and maple syrup until they were well browned, and they were... read more
Upscale Tuna and Noodles

Upscale Tuna and Noodles

We’ve had some pretty dreary weather here lately. Gray skies, rain, and cold — the kind of weather that makes you want to stay in and eat comfort food. Perfect for a cheesy, tuna and noodle casserole made with Barnacle Bill’s Oregon Hook and Line Caught Albacore... read more
Celebrate the Season with Candles

Celebrate the Season with Candles

As the weather starts to cool and we start to spend more time inside, it’s nice to create a cozy retreat, and what better way to bring warmth to the indoors than candles? Of course, you can just stick a candle in a holder and it’s ready to use, but creating beautiful seasonal décor with candles is so easy that once you get started it’s hard to stop. Here are a few ideas to get you going.

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Dìa de los Muertos

Dìa de los Muertos

Do you enjoy the funky, colorful skeleton decorations of Day of the Dead? Or wish to take part in a tradition of honoring your ancestors? The Mexican tradition of celebrating Dìa de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead  has been becoming more and more popular in the U.S. It may just be because the sugar skulls associated with the holiday, and other artwork in that style, are so intriguing, and stand out even amongst the plethora of Halloween decorations we see everywhere, or maybe it’s interest in the tradition. Either way, decorating for Day of the Dead is a fun way to decorate your home, and honor your ancestors in the process.

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