So, this was a morning of experiments with vegan butter and easy bagels. Disgusted with the use of palm oil in EVERYTHING that is labeled healthy and particularly "heart-healthy," like Earth Balance, Smart Balance, etc, I have been searching for a heart-healthy or vegan butter or spread without Palm Oil -- I found one: Miyoko's … Continue reading Battle of the Butters….
Welcome our Guest Blogger Jamie DeBree, who is going to share something a little different today: How to make home made dog treats! Thanks for inviting me, Mauri! My dogs are the only reason I have a food processor and a dehydrator. I used to have a dog named Lucy who had a pancreatic disorder … Continue reading Baking for the Dogs, with Jamie DeBree!
In my quest to add more seeds and whole grains to our menu, I decided to make some Buckwheat Waffles this Saturday morning. I found this recipe at Epicurious (which I think was the very first food website/blog that I ever used online back in the day...), and it worked extremely well. I will definitely … Continue reading Buckwheat Waffles, Anyone?
Hello, folks. 🙂 Sometimes we find something online that we just need to share, and this blog by Broma Bakery is a perfect example. "How I Stay in Shape as a Professional Baker." It's a long blog that is worth reading to the very end, and it reminded me of a very important truth: enjoy … Continue reading How to Eat…
Sometimes you buy something because the price is right and it looks good, even if you don't have a plan for it. I try not to do this with food so that it doesn't get wasted, but when I was at the local Asian market I saw some beautiful zucchini -- rare in the middle … Continue reading Simple is Good: Warm Zucchini Salad
There were two goodies my Mom always made at the holidays (well, she always made a lot of things, but these two were standards): her Fudge-Filled Italian Cookies and Date Breads. These are the two I also always make at the holidays and while the cookie recipe is a family secret, the Date Bread recipe … Continue reading Traditions with a Healthy Twist