Made in UV: Locally made secrets

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6 items made in the valley

COMPILED BY MADISON BECKSTEAD, utahvalley360.com

The Secret’s Out    Every family has secrets — especially in the kitchen. In this volume of the Worldwide Ward Cookbook, author Deanna Buxton of Pleasant Grove compiles recipes from all 50 states and nearly 30 other countries, revealing special ingredients and cooking tricks. With more than 300 recipes, from the classic spaghetti and meatballs to the exotic tandoori chicken to the creative trash-bag taco salad, the secret’s out for curing the dinner-time blahs. www.deseretbook.com

The Secret’s Out
Every family has secrets — especially in the kitchen. In this volume of the Worldwide Ward Cookbook, author Deanna Buxton of Pleasant Grove compiles recipes from all 50 states and nearly 30 other countries, revealing special ingredients and cooking tricks. With more than 300 recipes, from the classic spaghetti and meatballs to the exotic tandoori chicken to the creative trash-bag taco salad, the secret’s out for curing the dinner-time blahs.
www.deseretbook.com

A Woman’s Worth   Author S. Kent Brown of Lehi explores the lives and missions of New Testament figures Mary and Elisabeth. Based on accounts in the gospel of Luke, Kent interweaves the stories of these two women with cultural and historical context, bringing the details of these prophesied mothers to life and emphasizing the rich impact of a noble woman. The cover image is currently on display as part of the Carl Bloch exhibit at the BYU Museum of Art. www.deseretbook.com

A Woman’s Worth
Author S. Kent Brown of Lehi explores the lives and missions of New Testament figures Mary and Elisabeth. Based on accounts in the gospel of Luke, Kent interweaves the stories of these two women with cultural and historical context, bringing the details of these prophesied mothers to life and emphasizing the rich impact of a noble woman. The cover image is currently on display as part of the Carl Bloch exhibit at the BYU Museum of Art.
www.deseretbook.com

New Ball Game    Most kids are encouraged to play fewer video games, but 14-year-old Robert Nay of Spanish Fork was encouraged to create his own. So he did — and it became the number one free game application downloaded, surpassing the ever-popular “Angry Birds” to the tune of more than 7 million total downloads. Bubble Ball is a physics-based puzzle game requiring players to guide a small ball from one side of the screen to the other, navigating obstacles of wood and metal along the way. Stay tuned for Bubble Ball additions and new games from Nay Games LLC. Download available on iTunes

New Ball Game
Most kids are encouraged to play fewer video games, but 14-year-old Robert Nay of Spanish Fork was encouraged to create his own. So he did — and it became the number one free game application downloaded, surpassing the ever-popular “Angry Birds” to the tune of more than 7 million total downloads. Bubble Ball is a physics-based puzzle game requiring players to guide a small ball from one side of the screen to the other, navigating obstacles of wood and metal along the way. Stay tuned for Bubble Ball additions and new games from Nay Games LLC.
Download available on iTunes

Two for the Music    UVU faculty members and Orem residents Donna Fairbanks and Lysa Rytting comprise Aurora Duo, which released “Melodie: Music for Violin and Harp.” Featuring music by 15 composers of different time periods, nationalities and styles, the album focuses on the essence of music: the melody. From Scarlatti to Debussy, the Duo weave intricate pieces together with the beautiful simplicity of the violin and harp.  www.amazon.com

Two for the Music
UVU faculty members and Orem residents Donna Fairbanks and Lysa Rytting comprise Aurora Duo, which released “Melodie: Music for Violin and Harp.” Featuring music by 15 composers of different time periods, nationalities and styles, the album focuses on the essence of music: the melody. From Scarlatti to Debussy, the Duo weave intricate pieces together with the beautiful simplicity of the violin and harp.
www.amazon.com

Lights Out!    Stumped on gift ideas for the woman who has everything — except, perhaps, some time to relax? BibBon custom-made eye masks range from the simple to the luxurious.  Bonnie Oman of American Fork designed her products to be “bigger and thicker than any of those sissy airline eye masks.” Bonnie uses all-natural fibers so skin can breath and two adjustable straps to keep the mask in place. Night, night!  www.BibBon.etsy.com

Lights Out!
Stumped on gift ideas for the woman who has everything — except, perhaps, some time to relax? BibBon custom-made eye masks range from the simple to the luxurious. Bonnie Oman of American Fork designed her products to be “bigger and thicker than any of those sissy airline eye masks.” Bonnie uses all-natural fibers so skin can breath and two adjustable straps to keep the mask in place. Night, night!
www.BibBon.etsy.com

The Marvelous World of Piano    Growing up in a home with no money for music lessons inspired Aaron Garner to create a virtual piano learning program. Piano Marvel, designed and developed by Provo company Media Rain, uses a keyboard, a computer and the Internet to incorporate the entertainment qualities of video games to teach piano and encourage students to practice more effectively. Not that sitting on a piano bench with a strict and disapproving music teacher isn’t motivating and fun … www.pianomarvel.com

The Marvelous World of Piano
Growing up in a home with no money for music lessons inspired Aaron Garner to create a virtual piano learning program. Piano Marvel, designed and developed by Provo company Media Rain, uses a keyboard, a computer and the Internet to incorporate the entertainment qualities of video games to teach piano and encourage students to practice more effectively. Not that sitting on a piano bench with a strict and disapproving music teacher isn’t motivating and fun …
www.pianomarvel.com

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