How innovation and perseverance led to the development of an inventive farm tool
Oklahoma has unique, striking landmarks along its roads
Willow Springs Boys Ranch offers youth a second chance
Shattuck Windmill Museum and Park showcases the history of windmills
As the August heat hits Oklahoma, there’s no better occasion for a cold, sweet treat. This month’s recipes include a variety of frozen desserts: French-style custard-based ice cream, Philadelphia-style egg-free ice cream, coconut milk-based ice cream suitable for a vegan diet, frozen yogurt, and fruit sorbet.
This time of year, it’s easy to create delicious, healthy dishes with the abundance of fresh, colorful produce available at Oklahoma’s many farmers’ markets and farm stands.
We asked, you delivered! We invited you to share your favorite BBQ and grill recipes with us as part of OKL’s “Best BBQ Recipe” contest. With summer around the corner, it’s time to fire up the grill with these winning recipes!
May means it’s berry season in Oklahoma!
At White Dog Hill in Clinton, Oklahoma, even better than a bark is a bite of one of the restaurant’s beautiful creations.
The Crow Creek Market and Cafe is popular with Crescent, Oklahoma, locals, but anyone can enjoy the quirky cafe’s fresh, homemade food.
A former gas station on historic Route 66 has found a new life refueling hungry travelers—and it’s quickly becoming a classic.
Hoboken Coffee Roasters is a highlight of downtown Guthrie.
Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of Oklahoma and K20 Center honor innovative technology use in the classroom
Power line collisions kill millions of birds every year. Why electric co-ops are taking the problem seriously.
Oklahoma Living is pursuing a bright journalism student for a paid internship for approximately 15 to 20 hours a week.
The Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA) recently awarded your statewide publication five national awards. Congratulations to Oklahoma Living’s loyal contributors and staff for the dedication and excellence they put forth toward your OKL!
Wade loves to raise chickens. He saved this little chick and became her hero. Even chickens have heroes. Submitted by Lisa Harris, member of Cookson Hills Electric Cooperative.
Two daughters, Amber and Ashley, try to fill their dad’s shoes. Submitted by Connie Leighty, member of Oklahoma Electric Cooperative
Hudson learns the ropes from his hero, Uncle Jirl. Photo submitted by Gayle Buck, member of Red River Valley Rural Electric Association.
“My husband served in Vietnam and my son served two terms in Iraq. It’s a family tradition I guess—both our dads served in wars too. I am very proud of all of them.” Submitted by Janie Voorhis.
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Our judges were impressed by Oklahoma Living readers’ talent and eye for beautiful shots across our state. Now, we are proud to share with you the top 10 submissions. Enjoy the winners of the 2017 contest!
For Oklahoma’s electric cooperatives, the month of September brings anticipation. On September 16, a group of Oklahoma and Colorado co-op linemen will embark on a journey to bring first-time electricity to two Guatemalan villages: Pie del Cerro and Tierra Blanca Salinas.
Oklahoma's nurseries are overflowing with annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees. OKL's Dee Nash helps you decide what to try in your garden.
Get ideas for your next gardening project.
An Oklahoma winter can lie heavy on our hearts. Days are shorter. The blowing wind and inhospitable weather never seem to end. People spend too much time indoors. What can help bring us out of a winter funk? Houseplants.
Growing a dedicated cutting garden sounds difficult, but it isn’t. In many ways, it’s similar to growing a vegetable garden, but instead of picking tomatoes, you gather cut flowers. For the last six years, in addition to my perennial and vegetable gardens, I’ve grown a flower garden simply for the pleasure of bringing blooms indoors.
Here are 10 steps from planning to harvest.