Recipes & More (blog)

Simple and Delicious Pasta Recipes

Pasta Recipes

Pasta is the ultimate canvas for creativity. With just a handful of ingredients and a dash of imagination, you can transform simple noodles into a culinary masterpiece. From fresh veggies to succulent seafood, the pasta-bilities are as endless as your appetite.

One Pot Ricotta Mac & Cheese

Ricotta Mac & Cheese

Creamy, cheesy, and easy—those are three of our favorite adjectives when it comes to a meal. Perfect for days when comfort is a top priority, this easy mac and cheese is ready in just minutes!

Grounds for Growth: How to Reuse Coffee Grounds in Your Garden

Coffee Grounds in a Hand

Next time you make your morning cup of joe, don't toss those grounds—put them to work in your garden instead!

How to Make DIY Fire Starters with Recycled Egg Cartons, Dryer Lint, and Crayons

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These DIY fire starters are not only practical and effective but also eco-friendly, using materials that would otherwise end up in the trash: egg cartons, dryer lint, and those tiny nubs of broken crayons that are too small to color with. 

Craft a Birdhouse from a Smith Brothers Farms Milk Carton


Whether you're a seasoned crafter or a total newbie, you can create a charming avian abode right in your backyard using your empty Smith Brothers Farms milk cartons. Get ready to welcome feathered friends with open wings as we guide you through each step of this fun and rewarding project. .

Meet the Family Behind Smith Brothers Farms Coffee, Nossa Familia

Smith Brothers Farms Coffee

Smith Brothers Farms is proud to join forces with Nossa Familia Coffee, a renowned Portland roaster with an unwavering commitment to quality, sustainability, and community impact..

Welcome the Sun with Tropical Treats

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From lively chicken lettuce wraps to coconut-infused overnight oats, consider this your invitation to savor the flavors of paradise, banish the winter gloom, and welcome the season of sunshine and bliss!

Steamed Artichokes

Artichokes with Garlic and Lemons

Steaming an artichoke is a simple and delicious way to savor its delicate flavor. With a little patience and a lot of butter, you'll be rewarded with a tasty springtime treat!

Vinaigrette-Dressed Arugula

Arugula Salad

Today, we're showcasing the simplicity and elegance of an Arugula Salad dressed with a homemade vinaigrette, a recipe that's as versatile as it is delicious. It's a culinary chameleon that can go anywhere and do anything. Pile dressed arugula on top of cooked pizza, khachapuri or other flatbreads, stuff it into sandwiches or grilled cheese, add it on crostini or pasta, serve it with seared steak for a flavorful dinner option. The peppery green adds a burst of flavor to many dishes but does particularly well with Italian and Mediterranean cuisine (where the plant originates).

Easter Brunch Recipe Ideas

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Easter Brunch Bliss: Mouthwatering Recipes to Celebrate in Style! From a velvety Red Pepper Bisque and springy Asparagus Salad to an elegant Tourte Milanese, comforting Eggnog Pancakes, or classics like Fruit Crepes and Carrot Cake, this recipe collection has everything you need to host a delicious spring brunch.