Eggs in a cup

11th May, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

The benefits of eating an organic diet are widely known, the part that’s never talked about is how to afford it. Organic food is more expensive that non – and there’s really no avoiding that fact. When deciding how to spread the grocery budget around, the way to get the most bang for your organic […] Read More

Cinnamon rolls a day ahead

2nd April, 2011 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Nothing is better than waking up to aroma of fresh, hot cinnamon rolls drifting through the house. Warm, slightly spicy, gooey, delicious. Unfortunately, getting up extra early to make the dough, let it rise, roll, cut and bake them negates the luxury of fresh breakfast rolls. And cinnamon rolls from a can are just sad. […] Read More

A granola by any other name

16th August, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

School is starting soon, and a standard addition of many lunch boxes is the classic granola bar. However, many granola bars have left the realm of healthy snack and are making a beeline for candy bar land. Most commercially produced granola bars are full of extra sugar and sodium. Sure, they have oats and grains, […] Read More

Frittata for a healthy lunch

28th June, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

This time of year the vegetables are coming fast and furious and they are all delicious. The problem is that are only so many salads a person can eat before vinaigrette fatigue sets in. So what is another way to prepare lots of vegetables that is quick and doesn’t heat up the whole house? Enter […] Read More

Breakfast in hand

5th April, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Breakfast is the key to a good day. Like all keys it can sometimes be elusive. Everyone know that a balanced meal should include fruit or vegetables, protein, carbohydrates and usually something sweet to round it out and make life worth living. But getting all that in one place while also trying to get out […] Read More

A crepery in your kitchen

13th January, 2010 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Every so often I get involved in a food conversation that inspires me to track down whatever it was we were talking about. This tends to happen if it’s something I haven’t had in a while and is hard to find locally. Most recently it was crepes. Crepes have had a large following in Europe […] Read More

A hot breakfast, layer by layer

14th December, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

As the holiday approaches and our extended families pile into our homes, it’s time to start scouting out meals and dishes that can be made ahead of time. Preferably far enough ahead to allow us to sleep in for an hour or two. That’s where the strata comes in. Layers of bread, cheese and anything […] Read More

Pumpkin for breakfast or any time of day

2nd November, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

By January the idea of pumpkin anything is enough to send me fleeing from the room, but in the early days of November, a lovely bite of warm pumpkin flavored goodness sounds like a pretty nice idea. Since pie can only carry a person so far, I’m always on the look-out for interesting things to […] Read More

Zucchini muffins now and later

12th July, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Anyone who’s wandered through any of our local farmers markets has probably noticed that there’s a lot of zucchini out there. It is now the time of year when zucchini and other summer squash start being left on doorsteps in the dead of night. Zucchini are typically picked while small and very young zucchini with […] Read More

Demystifying hollandaise sauce

30th March, 2009 - Posted by admin - Comments Off

Hollandaise sauce has a reputation as a tricky sauce best attempted only by professionals under certain conditions. In reality hollandaise is a quick sauce that goes well with fish, eggs or vegetables – especially the asparagus coming into season right now. There is a bit of technique involved, but nothing too complex. The only equipment […] Read More

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