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Farm Frittata Recipe

Farm FrittataRecipe By: Nina Shirley Serves: 8 // Total Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients:2 Cups Chopped Potatoes2 Tbsp Olive Oil1 Cup Cubed Ham1/2 Chopped Onion1/4 Cup Chopped Herbs2 Cups Chopped Spinach8 to 12 Eggs, Beaten1 Cup Goat Cheese Directions:1. Preheat oven to broil. 2. Steam potatoes until fork tender. 3. In cast iron, brown ham in […]

Beet Butter & Garden Root Roast Recipes

Beet ButterRecipe By: Nina Shirley Serves: 8 // Total Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients:8 Dark Red Beets1 Cup Walnuts2 Tbsp Olive Oil1/2 Tsp Sea Salt1 Tsp Vanilla Extract2 Tbsp Maple Syrup Directions:1. Cube the beets and boil for 20 minutes until fork tender.2. Blend beets and all other ingredients in the food processor until completely smooth.3. […]

Meet The Shirleys!

Have you ever dreamt of giving up everything to start farming? If not, you might after meeting Nina and Brendon Shirley. Their lives used to be all about the hustle and bustle of the music industry but now they are putting down new roots (literally) to create a sustainable lifestyle.  In each episode of Farm To […]

Get Ready to Get Sleighed!

Ho-ho-hold onto your glue guns and get ready for a crafting competition like no other. The Design Network and Michaels Craft Stores have partnered to create a first ever makers showdown. Twinkly lights are going up and it’s all going down on Sleighed! Each episode takes you inside our winter wonderland arena, where creative contestants will compete in a series […]

The Art of Creating Art

We see artwork in homes, murals in businesses, and canvases lining our local museums – art is everywhere. But what does it take to create a piece of commissioned artwork? What does it take to become an artist in today’s world? The Design Network and Michaels Craft Stores have teamed up to bring you the second season of Commissioned – taking you […]

‘Dream Rooms’ Unleash the Power of Paint!

Only have 24 hours and a big idea? The Design Network and The Wooster Brush Company have partnered up for an all-new season of Dream Room in a Day! This season, it’s all about harnessing the incredible power of paint and great tools as coastal properties are transformed in the idyllic beach town of Wilmington, […]