I’m hopeful that everyone not only survived Christmas, but also had a pleasant and safe holiday. I did. I fulfilled my Eat Local for the Holidays pledge by serving a brunch made almost entirely of local ingredients: Scrambled eggs from a nearby relative with Parker Farms Italian sausage and Good Natured Family Farms Cheddar Cheese; [...]
Tag Archive 'Whole Wheat'
Here it is…my Christmas cookie repertoire. The list is small, but mighty. Only four of mine and my family’s all-time favorites. This quartet has it all, though. A little chocolate, a little ginger, a little butter and even a fluffy little marshmallow.
Yesterday I mentioned that I was making a Cranberry Apple Cake from Ina Garten’s new cookbook, Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips. I use her recipes all of the time, but I rarely make them as written. I replace ingredients, such as white flour and sugar, with ingredients that I [...]
Since Thanksgiving is just one day away, I thought I would share some of my favorite festive recipes. You know, just in case you are still wondering what to grace your table with. I will be making a Cranberry Apple Cake from Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips.
We had our final cooking class with the kids from Frank Rushton yesterday. It’s been so much fun making a Thanksgiving feast with them the past few weeks. If you missed the previous posts, we’ve made Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup and Whole Wheat Breadsticks. This week we made dessert — Whole Wheat Cranberry muffins with [...]
If you are one of those who think you cannot make bread — whole wheat bread at that — then this is the recipe for you. So easy even 4th and 5th graders can make it. The best part is that start to finish it takes less than an hour. Not kidding. Check out these [...]
I apologize for the technical difficulties earlier this week. If you didn’t notice the website was down for a few days. Everything has been restored. During the month of November, Tonya and I are volunteering for an after school program at Frank Rushton Elementary School in Kansas City, KS. We are teaching weekly cooking classes [...]
I have to confess that a couple of years ago I was so excited to see Fiber One Toaster Pastries on the shelf. I drove all over town looking for each flavor, because finally there was a “healthy” version of a Pop Tart that I could give my kid. Okay, I wanted to eat them, [...]
Over the past month I have talked a lot of freezing produce. That’s because there is a lot to talk about! There are several distinct areas to cover: (1) how to freeze single items, (2) how to freeze combinations of things, such as sauces and condiments, (3) how to use your frozen food. The last [...]
1 1/2 cups frozen kale or spinach (wring out excess water in a tea towel) 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 3/4 cup wheat germ 1/4 teaspoons salt Saute kale in butter until soft. Add to the bowl of a food processor. Add remaining ingredients and PULSE a few times to combine. [...]