Millet and Wheat Soda Bread

This recipe was one of those very pleasant products of a pretty eccentric experimentation.  I bought molasses a few weeks ago for the recipe swap Molasses Date Muffins.  Molasses is not a usual suspect in my pantry.  In fact, it feels quite foreign.  So the other morning, I was trying to figure out what else to make with it.  I also recently bought two gigantic bags of flour for the yard sale muffins.  ...more
Thank you! I put slices of it in my freezer, so I am still eating it! more

Almond Poppy Seed Bread with Lemon Curd Filling

  I am excited for this post because it is the Recipe Swap through ...more

Thank you...Lemon curd makes everything better! more

Creamy Almond Butter

Almond butter takes a close second to peanut butter in the rankings.  Especially fresh homemade almond butter.  You can taste the TLC.  I remember making homemade peanut butter with my mom when I was little.  She'd pull out the food processor (that she still uses to this day) and we'd sit there and wait for the peanuts to transform before our eyes.  This magic trick still works on me.  ...more

I think adding a little oil really helps the grit factor too! more

National Food Blogger Bake Sale Fights Child Hunger

Saturday, May 14, food bloggers around the country will set out tables of delicious treats to raise money for Share Our Strength, a nonprofit that works to make sure all children in the United States have enough to eat. The bakers will be participating in the second annual National Food Blogger Bake Sale. ...more

So excited for this big day..I will be selling in Seattle! Hoping for a big turnout! more

A Month of Breakfast Ends With the Charming "Breakfast for Claire"

I found jazz guitarist, graphic designer, and breakfast lover Bill Wurtzel in the New York Times just as the Month of Breakfast began -- and I melted. How wonderful is this fellow, who plays with his food to give his wife of nearly 50 years over 400 healthful, and adorable, breakfasts? ...more

What a great idea...the pictures are so creative! more

Carrot-Jalapeno Soup With Orange Juice and Sunchokes

For Day 12 of Countdown to Soup Swap: A gluten-free, veggie-optional carrot soup with nutty sunchokes and a kick of jalapeno. ...more

What an interesting mix of flavors! I will definitely try this out on a cold day! more

Tomato Quinoa Soup

Tomato pasta soup used to be one of my children's favorites when they were young, especially when I used alphabet shaped pasta. ...more

What a great idea to substitute quinoa for pasta! Probably adds a nice consistency too! more

Lobster Pot Pie

  I came across Lobster Pot Pie through a sweet subliminal message.  My better half finds Ina Garten’s cooking to be quite divine, and whispered to me, “I want to try Ina’s lobster pot pie.” I took this as a challenge more than wishful thinking.  A...more

The Pernod dimension is so interesting! I will definitely have to try that out sometime! more

Day 4: Thai Curried Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

For Day 4 of BlogHer's Countdown to Soup Swap Series, Jeanette shares an inspiring story of teaching soup to seniors -- plus a recipe for a spicy butternut squash soup....more

What a great idea to combine the squash with a warming curry. Sounds great for a cold night! more