I have been exploring uses for my bag of wheat berries that is living in my pantry. I had a major risotto craving so I thought I would try to sub the wheat berries in for the rice. This recipe turned out really comforting and rich like traditional risotto. I really liked how the wheat berries made it a little chewy. (more…)
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Do you have kids that go green = stop until they get their driver license? (more…)
Christmas morning. … Turkey is brining, new, space age Super Wave Oven ready on the counter. Now what?
Potatoes? Cranberries? Waldorf salad? No. Stuffing. Oh, you mean dressing? No, stuffing. Same concept up until the baking. I love mine the old fashioned way-stuffed inside the bird while it roasts, absorbing all those juices and adding touches of flavor to the bird.
My chickens have an incredible ability to produce more eggs than we can eat at breakfast, so we are constantly on the lookout for dinner recipes that have the ability to use a ton of eggs! This recipe fits the bill, and could only perhaps be improved by a smidge of bacon being added at the beginning.
Rainbow carrots are a novelty vegetable and relatively new to the farmers markets. They do taste different from the favorite orange variety. The batch of carrots in our Bountiful Basket were wonderful! (more…)
Hi, I’m Jessica H. This is my first blog post.
I had a baby two months ago, so when asked what I wanted bring to Thanksgiving dinner, feeling unable to tackle the rolls as I have for several years, I offered to do something a bit easier–Green Bean Casserole. But in true me fashion, I couldn’t take the easy way out. (more…)
My step dad is Japanese. His mom is from Okinawa, she is the sweetest woman in the world. She stands 4’2 but her smile brightens a room! When they came into our family they also brought a whole new world of foods with them. This is one of the easier dishes I learned. I like to serve this at Thanksgiving because its a rice dish that really fits in well with a turkey dinner. Its a nice substitute for rice dressing if you don’t like that sort of thing
Butternut squash is amazing. It is sooooo tasty and has endless uses! Here is one of the many ways I love to use it! Great and easy holiday add-on.
Bright, vibrant-looking spinach leaves are not only more appealing to the eye but more nourishing as well. Spinach has been called the world’s healthiest food. We all know that Popeye made himself super strong by eating spinach, but you may be surprised to learn that he may also have been helping to protect himself against inflammatory problems, stress-related problems, cardiovascular problems, bone problems, and cancers at the same time. I wanted to make a spinach dish that was colorful and tasty for holidays as well as any day. I added a cranberry sauce and almonds to the spinach sauté. Wow! I hope you will enjoy this tasty version of spinach!