Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin Fields Farm?s Jim Fields digs up a handful of potatoes from one of his potato crops earlier this month.
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A little Italy in Bend
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Alicia and John Mehlis stand in the entryway of their home in Bend.
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Bake or break
Tess Freeman/ The Bulletin Cascade Culinary Institute Chef Instructor Laura Hagen cuts the top layer off her vanilla spongecake to expose the more absorbent layer of the cake.
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Wrap and read with DIY book covers
Jarod Opperman / The Bulletin Homemade book covers, designed by Linda Griepentrog Turner, protect novels, cookbooks, bibles ? anything readable ? from wear and tear.
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Household gym hacks
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West-side home brings the outside indoors
Andy Tullis / The Bulletin Christina Leslie stands in front of her and her husband Gavin's Bend home.
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Green thumb gardeners rise early to pick a plot
Photos by Jarod Opperman / The Bulletin Gardeners spread wood chips while tending to the Hollinshead Community Garden on opening day Saturday. Some would-be gardeners lined up at 5 a.m. to get one of the 12 available plots at the garden, which has 90 plots open to the public.
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For a vertical garden, try planting in a pallet
Joe Kline / The Bulletin Creating a pallet garden is rather inexpensive, especially if you find a pallet for free.
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3 Methods for chef-caliber asparagus
Tess Freeman / The Bulletin Cascade Culinary Institute Chef Instructor Thor Erickson cuts a slice of Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese to garnish a raw asparagus salad.
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Salud! owner keeps it real and organic
Jarod Opperman / The Bulletin Corrine OShea, owner of Salud! in Bend, measures honey while making truffles with raw ingredients in her kitchen in Alfalfa.