Turning Your Garden Surplus into Refreshing Summer Beverages

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Gardens around here seem to be giving up their bounty, and the break room table at Pottery World is often full of veggies from our employees’ gardens with a sign reading, “Help Yourself!”. Our culinary team has incorporated some of these garden-fresh goodies into our Cafe’s seasonal specials, but there are always some left over. A great way to use up what your garden produces is by creating refreshing summer drinks. Here are some recipes that will cool and delight your palate, both with alcohol, and without.

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Extending Your Outdoor Living Space

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If you haven’t already removed the covers from your patio furniture, found the citronella candles buried deep in a cabinet and refreshed your pots and planters with new plants in bright colors—it’s time!! This is the season of outdoor living and with many holidays and occasions nearing on the calendar, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about hosting that graduation brunch, a classic BBQ to honor dad, or a simple dinner party under the stars. Read More

Extend Your Outdoor Living Season

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The evenings are starting to cool off as we move into the fall season. Spending time in your outdoor living space will soon require some extra warmth with sweaters, hot cocoa, and best of all, a fire pit. There are many great reasons to add a fire pit to your outdoor collection; bonding with family and friends, having the experience of camping (without having to sleep on the ground), outdoor cooking, extra warmth, additional backyard lighting, and creating a relaxing and peaceful atmosphere. Fire pits also make the perfect grounding/focal point for your backyard landscape.

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Summer Grilling Tips

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Whether you are a fan of charcoal or gas, grilling is a popular way to cook during the summer. There are so many different foods to grill, your summer (as well as your stomach) should be full of exciting meals. This week, I have put together some tips to help make grilling a bit easier and more flavorful. For instance: Read More

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