Category Archives: gardening

Purple Iris — The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Purple Iris, by Steve Henderson at Start Your Week with Steve. Flowers are God’s paintings that He put on earth for all to enjoy. In the oddest places — the middle of the city with … Continue reading

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Recipe: Thai Stir Fry Steak Salad

I love Thai food, at least my Polish American version of it. A real Thai person, cooking real Thai food, would probably be horrified, but my family tells me that what they taste from my kitchen shares flavors with what … Continue reading

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Homeland: The Story of This Painting

The story of the painting, Homeland 1, by Steve Henderson, at Start Your Week with Steve: Some of those old sayings get uttered so much, we no longer hear what they’re saying, “Home is where the heart is,” is one of them. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Promenade: The Story of This Painting

The Story of the Painting, Promenade, at Start Your Week with Steve by Steve Henderson Fine Art: Gardens are good places, whether they consist of vegetables and berries, or masses of flowers. From the beginning of time and the Garden of … Continue reading

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The Simple Life: Variety Isn’t Mandatory

The Norwegian Artist is the simplest man on the planet to feed: As long as the food tastes good, he eats it, and it doesn’t matter if it’s the same menu of yesterday, the day before, and the day before … Continue reading

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Recipe: 5-Ingredient Pumpkin Soup

“Oh yuck. I hate pumpkin.” Did you really just say that? My friend, my friend — pumpkin is your buddy. The canned stuff is cheap, and the ingredients list is short. Here, I’ll read you the list off of a … Continue reading

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Recipe: Easy Roasted Vegetables

As a writer who also runs the Norwegian Artist’s fine art gallery, I don’t have a lot of time to cook. Despite spending most of the day 15 feet from the kitchen, I generally arrive there around 5, in a state … Continue reading

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Recipe: Good Food

Don’t ask me how food imitation products made it into my breadbox and refrigerator. With various progeny wandering in and out over the month, assorted highly artificialized items sneaked in, many of which I wasn’t even aware until the Norwegian … Continue reading

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Child of Eden

From Start Your Week with Steve, the free weekly e-mail newsletter of Steve Henderson Fine Art. Viewers and purchasers of Steve’s works frequently want to know the story behind the painting, and for the next several months, Start Your Week with Steve … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sweet Italian CARROTS!

I have never been a fan of cooked carrots: they’re mushy, tasteless, innocuous, congealing and unappealing. That being said, today’s recipe for cooked carrots — Sweet Italian CARROTS! — is worth writing in all capital letters and tacking an exclamation … Continue reading

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