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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

How to Dry Celery.

When organic celery goes on sale at our marketplace we stock up! I like some to eat fresh with peanut butter, a couple whole stalks to dice and freeze, and another couple to slice and dry. But why dried celery? Because in some recipes, it is better...


Monday, March 28, 2022

How to make a Whole Wheat Pie Crust.

 A whole wheat pie crust was a must in a whole wheat kitchen! As a certified pie lover, when I transitioned to freshly milled whole wheat flour, a pie crust was top on my list to make. Come and take a look, it's not hard...


Friday, March 25, 2022

Honey Walnut and Hemp Heart Granola with Dried Blueberries!

Honey Walnut and Hemp Hearts Granola with Dried Blueberries! Easy to make, and the perfect breakfast when time is short. Whole foods in your breakfast bowl never tasted so good! 


Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Gouda Cheese Spread

I have made Gouda Cheese Spread many times through the years and it is perfect to have on hand, safely tucked away in the fridge. Your family will love it as well, but it was seriously time for some new photos. Because this delicious cheese spread is too good to pass by...


Sunday, March 20, 2022

Mary's Potato Salad, so easy using your Instant Pot!

Does your family love potato salad? Want a delicious yet easy-to-make potato salad? Mary's Potato Salad is the potato salad of my youth, with potatoes, eggs, onions, pickles, celery, and a delicious mustard dressing. Now made even easier with the help of your electric pressure cooker...



Thursday, March 17, 2022

Grandma's Two Day Sweet Pickle Slices, with no canning required!

If you and your family are fans of sweet pickles, you will love this easy recipe for Grandma's Two Day Sweet Pickle Slices. Crunchy and delicious sweet pickle slices with no canning required. 


Wednesday, March 16, 2022

How to make Coconut Brown Rice, a soaked rice method.

Delicious, nutritious Coconut Brown Rice! The side dish that is so easy to make, and the perfect one to enjoy with everything! Including spicy or not! And meat or not! 


Monday, March 14, 2022

Diced and Ready to Use Frozen Onions.

Diced and Ready to Use Frozen Onions. We have been dicing and freezing onions for a few years now. And while this is not my favorite task in the kitchen, I am glad I only peel and dice onions once every month, and so will you! Plus you will save money with less food waste!


Friday, March 11, 2022

Shoofly Pie, Streusel and Molasses and so delicious!

Shoofly Pie, a southern classic. A molasses and streusel crumb pie. Delicious as-is, but adding a little whipped cream on top makes it perfect to enjoy any time. 


Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Shaved Zucchini with Feta and Parmesan Cheese

Zucchini is one of those crops now being grown year-round in hoop houses, which is perfect for having fresh zucchini available until your own garden crop comes in! Shaved Zucchini with Feta and Parmesan Cheese is a delicious way to use some of that zucchini! 


Monday, March 7, 2022

Julia"s Slow Cooker Baked Beans

New to cooking beans? If so Julia's Slow Cooker Baked Beans is the perfect recipe, to begin with. Both the ingredient list and the preparation are simple but the flavor of these beans will win you over every time. 


Friday, March 4, 2022

Easy Oven Baked Whole Wheat Pancakes with Warm Apple Sauce, Vanilla Yogurt, and Crunchy Granola

Out of syrup? Don't let that stop you from making a delicious pancake breakfast! Easy Oven Baked Whole Wheat Pancakes with Warm Apple Sauce, Vanilla Yogurt, and Crunchy Granola to the rescue!

Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Onion Gratin, sweet tender onion slices under a Parmesan crust!

Do you ever find yourself with a sparse variety of fresh vegetables before the next grocery trip? That was the inspiration for this Onion Grain. And as it turned out, we absolutely loved it! So much so that when our larder is full, we still make this dish...