Acorn Squash with Asiago and Sage

INGREDIENTS 3 acorn squashes, 1¼ to 1½ pounds each 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh sage leaves 1 teaspoon granulated onion 1 teaspoon maple syrup ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ cup freshly graded aged Asiago cheese 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh …read more

Finding the Perfect Match: How to Choose the Right Fuel Type

Heating a home with wood has long been the tradition here in Central Oregon and many homeowners still use wood because it’s simply the cheapest way to heat. However, heating with wood isn’t for everyone and some homeowners may prefer the convenience of a gas stove or the efficiency of a pellet stove. So how do you know …read more

How To Avoid a Grease Fire

Any time is a good time to barbecue so if you’re anything like me, you’re probably grilling 3-4 times a week. After heavy use of grilling up fatty foods like ribeye steaks or rotisserie chicken you may begin to experience flare-ups. Controlled flare-ups – no biggie! It’s when the fire gets out of control that you have a problem. …read more

Smoked Sirloin Sandwiches

Go beyond burgers and hot dogs this Fourth of July weekend with a unique recipe from Napoleon Grills for Smoked Sirloin Sandwiches. These sandwiches are perfect, topped with Spicy Alabama White Sauce and piled high with perfectly tender sliced beef. Potato salad and coleslaw are the sides of choice to go along with this delightful delicacy. What are your plans for celebrating the holiday …read more

The Latest Design Trends for Outdoor Fire Pits

This year, the latest outdoor trends reflect the desire to bring the indoors outside. This new trend incorporates interior design features and amenities to create comfortable outdoor living spaces that are functional as well as beautiful. Some of the most popular outdoor styles are mirroring the modern, industrial, and farmhouse interior design trends. Take a look at …read more

Grilling Vegetables [A Helpful Guide]

Step aside, meat; it’s time to grill some veggies! Bring out the sweet, caramelized flavors of your favorite vegetables in ways you never knew possible. Grilling vegetables can be intimidating, but if you never try you’ll never know. And we’d hate for you to miss out on some of the most exquisite favors imaginable. Flavors …read more

iGrill 3: Master the Art of Grilling

Thanks to mobile apps, every day tasks have become a whole lot easier. From getting driving directions to tracking and budgeting your expenses, getting the information we desire has never been more convenient. And now there’s an app to help us master the art of grilling. Weber’s app-enabled bluetooth thermometer, the iGrill 3, takes the guess work out of grilling and …read more

Butterflied Leg of Lamb

This Easter or Passover, highlight the occasion with a special recipe for a Butterflied Leg of Lamb from Weber. Juicy, succulent, and full of flavor. A butterflied leg of lamb is split down the center, which allows it to cook quickly and evenly on the grill. This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser and a sensational Sunday supper. INGREDIENTS MARINADE …read more

The Promise of a Wish from Marquis

Marquis Spas is more than just a hot tub brand name. Marquis is an employee-owned, Oregon-made company that is celebrating their 17th year of partnership with Make-A-Wish foundation, granting wishes for kids battling life-threatening medical conditions. The partnership with Make-A-Wish was inspired over a decade ago by a girl named Andrea, who wished for a …read more