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Simple Nut Bread, naturally sweetened, whole grain delicious!

We didn't always cook and bake with whole grains. No, not at all. I was raised on white flour baked goods, and when we ate rice, it too was white. I was not a big fan of whole grains as a kid or even as a younger adult. They tasted coarse to me, dry and unappealing. But you will find the recipes I offer here are far from dry, coarse, or dull. This Simple Nut Bread would be a perfect recipe to begin your own transition to whole grain cooking and baking. 

Our transition to whole grain baking has been educational as well as delicious. The first lesson I had to learn was about the different types of wheat and other whole grains. And from there, lessons have included how to grind grain and the different ways to grind. Such as bread flour, standard flour, or my favorite pastry grind flour. Most folks are aware of and enjoy Graham Crackers. But there is history behind the name. Dr. Graham believed in eating whole foods, especially whole grains. 

He invented a style of grinding flour that w…

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Dusty Potatoes

Are you looking for a simple to prepare potato dish for your next potluck? Good, because I have the perfect one right here! Dusty Potatoes! Simple ingredients, not much hands-on time required, and they taste great...

Let me share with you the most delicious potato side dishes you will ever want to eat! Simple ingredients, that are easy to prepare, and bake up so delicious. "Dusty" Potatoes is the perfect recipe to have guests help with, and everyone can be in the kitchen, visiting and enjoying the time spent together. 

There are tons of recipes that do not need a big build-up, to convince you to give it a go in your own kitchen, and this is one of those. Who doesn't love crispy potatoes and onions baked together? So let's make "Dusty Potatoes", and you can thank me later! 
Little kitchen hint, use a jelly roll pan or other large, flat pan for baking. You want them to get crispy.

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Now we are ready to begin!

"Dusty" Potatoes.
"Dusty" Potatoes!
"Dusty" Potatoes
adapted from: a picnic dish of potatoes we enjoyed!
350-degree oven

4 average size russet potatoes
1 small white onion
3 - 4 T olive oil
garlic salt to taste (don't be shy with the salt, potatoes need salt...)
fresh ground pepper to taste
1/3 - 1/2 c dry bread crumbs

Scrub and dice the potatoes into 3/4 inch pieces (you may peel if that is your preference!) Dice the onion into 3/4 inch dice.

Combine diced potatoes and onions in a large bowl, season with garlic salt and pepper. Drizzle on olive oil (start with 3 T oil, use more if needed). Toss well.

Easy to make "Dusty" Potatoes.

Add dry bread crumbs, toss again, immediately spread out onto a prepared baking pan.

Bake 50 - 60 minutes or until soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside.

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  1. I have to admit - the name of the recipe really caught my eye! These sound really good! I'll have to try this recipe.

  2. Thanks for giving me a new idea for potatoes! Yours look delicious. Can't wait to try your recipe. Thanks for sharing!!

    1. You are so welcome, I love recipes that are easy enough that I can still make them when we are traveling in our RV. Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Thank you for sharing at #OverTheMoon. Pinned and shared. Have a lovely week. I hope to see you at next week’s party too! Please stay safe and healthy. Come party with us at Over The Moon! Catapult your content Over The Moon! @marilyn_lesniak @EclecticRedBarn

  4. If they taste as good as they look they're a sure winner! Thanks for sharing this at the What's for Dinner party! Glad you're part of the fun.

    1. Welcome, and thanks for the feature on this week's "What's for Dinner" Link-up.


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