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Lemon-Garlic Roasted Vegetables {for Roasted Vegetable Bisque}

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…. olive oil 1/4-1/2 tsp. salt 1/4-1/2 tsp. freshly ground pepper Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Chop all the vegetables to similar sizes and place in a large roasting pan. Add the herbs, lemon zest and juice, olive oil, salt and pepper and stir to mix. Roast for 20-25 minutes or until vegetables are lightly brown and very tender. Let cool and then pack into freezer bags in 3-cup portions, label and freeze. Makes 4-5 cups. Lemon-Garlic Roaste…


Roasted Tomato Sauce {with Vegetables}

Roasted Tomato Sauce

…ike herbs, so plucking most of the skins is the easiest way to go for me. 8. Let the roasted vegetables cool for a few minutes and then use a large spoon to transfer the vegetables (and liquid) into a blender. Try to get even amounts of vegetables and liquid in each blender batch, otherwise you’ll end up with containers of really thick sauce and one container of super liquidy sauce. Each 13×9 pan is typically  enoug…


DIY Kitchen Remodel Details {and Cost Breakdown}

DIY Farmhouse kitchen

…rst experience with Ikea’s oak butcher block counters (link to the exact type we purchased). In our former kitchen we used pine a friend helped us sandwich together, since there was no Ikea in Oregon at that time. In our current house, we installed a beech Langan wood counter in our bathroom and were planning the same counter for the kitchen. But Ikea has trouble keeping them in stock at our Portland store and after waiting a year (we’…


Easy Grilled Vegetables

easy grilled vegetables

I could eat these easy grilled vegetables every day. And in the summer, we almost do. Sometimes it’s just one type (green beans rise to new height done this way!) or a couple (zucchini and onion), but most of the time we grill a variety. And you know that if I love something, you will be hearing about it sooner or later- so today I’m happy to share how we grill vegetables, so you can eat them everyday, too. We use…


Easy Lemon-Garlic Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

Lemon-Garlic Roasted Vegetables and Chicken - An Oregon Cottage

…etable you’d like to roast like peppers or cauliflower. Or not – this is super adaptable to whatever vegetables you have or that your family likes. Put all the vegetables into the bowl with the marinade and toss to coat and then transfer the vegetables to a large baking sheet. Add chicken pieces to the marinade left in the bowl, mix them around a bit and set them on top of the vegetables. Bake for about an hour. Y…


DIY Kitchen Remodel: From 80′s Ranch to Farmhouse Fresh

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I’m over-the-moon-excited to tell you we are 99% done with our kitchen remodel! AND that we’re not living with this anymore. Can the DIY sigh of relief be heard around the world, do you think? Are you ready? Here’s the kitchen in all her new glory: I’m in love with everything: the counters, of course, but also the new beadboard backsplash, huge single sink, and farmhouse faucet. Bri…


The Remodeling Series Part 2: Painting The Great Room

Remodeling Series Hallway Before and After - An Oregon Cottage

…– and oh the light they let in – I LOVE these doors. Painting the cabinets on the dining side of the kitchen really brought out their molding and details. The Kitchen After telling ourselves to get plenty of ‘before’ pictures of our house this time around, I’m pretty bummed that the top photo is the only before picture of the kitchen I can find – it hardly shows the kitchen at all (it does,…


All About The Kitchen Remodel

kitchen counters before

…This is a sight I’ve been waiting to see for eight years: demolishing the 30-year-old tile in our kitchen, wha-hoo! Which means we’ve started the last stages of our kitchen remodel which was begun when we sprayed everything with white paint in 2004 right after buying our house and was continued when we retrofitted a cabinet to hold an over-the-stove microwave. And yes, it was started a long time ago – sigh. Such is the…


Favorite Family Recipes

…ners) to plan a menu is one of the keys to getting and keeping your food budget reigned in and simplifing meals, kitchen time, and, well, life. Chicken/Poultry How To: Cut a whole chicken “Easy Peasy” Roasted Chicken and Vegetables Maple Mustard Chicken Chicken-Lime Enchiladas Simple Baked Chicken Ideas Thai Inspired Turkey (or Chicken) Curry Slow Cooker Spiced Whole Chicken Individual Chicken-Tomato Shepherd’s Pies Chic…


Monday’s Menu (on Sunday)

…r to laugh and dance or sit down and cry. But I am planning on getting a lot of things done. And eating a lot of vegetables that they don’t like. Ha! Monday- Ham Bone Soup with beans and a LOT of vegetables Tuesday- Chicken and a LOT of vegetable stir-fry, rice, frozen vegetable potstickers Wednesday- Dinner & a Movie!! (and whatever I get will have…you guessed it- a LOT of vegetables!) Thursday- Slow-cooker Chicken (this just ke…


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