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Granola

Granola

The start of another year is always good time to try new recipes. However, I find it’s also a good time to dig out old ones that I haven’t used in awhile and experiment with ingredients. This granola recipe is the one my mother used when I was growing up, and I’ve added some small […]

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Easy Applesauce

Easy Applesauce

It’s the rainy season, and we just bought new windshield wipers. I think one of the ways you know you’re an adult is when you get excited about new things like windshield wipers. Don’t get me wrong, I love buying new shoes, but it’s nice when you can see where you’re driving. Applesauce is another […]

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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce

Once upon a time, I only ate cranberry sauce out of a can. Well. That all changed after I made this recipe and almost ate the whole pot before it even got to the table. I swore that I would never, ever eat that jelly-like substance again with my turkey. But, old habits die hard […]

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Pumpkin Muffins

Pumpkin Muffins

Well, we’ve made it. The costumes are packed away for another year, and the pumpkin carving knives are stashed in the back corner of the silverware drawer. Halloween is over, but the pumpkins remain – waiting to be turned into pies and other baked goods for the holiday season like these muffins. They’re lower in calories […]

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Baking Pumpkins

Baking Pumpkins

Every year, we get together with friends to create jack-o-lanterns. We carve out the top and middle, saving the seeds to bake later, and create faces in the squash. They sit out on the porch, glowing with evil grins throughout the Halloween season. A few years ago, when buying the large pumpkins to carve, I […]

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Quiche with a Teff Crust

Quiche with a Teff Crust

I’ve been experimenting with flours recently – a little buckwheat mixed into pancakes, a little rye thrown into a batch of bread. And this quiche has some teff flour mixed into its crust. Teff is a very old grain (it was discovered in a pyramid and re-cultivated), and has a sweet, nutty flavor. This is […]

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