Many (many) years ago, fresh out of high school, I worked at a gourmet coffee shop. Working there was the first place I heard of ‘fancy’ drinks like Italian Sodas and Cremosas.
Fast forward to now, we make our own version of soda out of water kefir grains. I love making these [...]
A few weeks ago I made a double batch of muffins. I realized as soon as they were in the oven that I’d forgot to add any baking powder or baking soda. Oops.
I expected to end up with stones instead of muffins. I was super surprised to pull beautiful muffins with a terrific rise [...]
A few years ago I shared my basic muffin formula. This is an adaptation from the muffin formula in The Complete Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacyczyn. I changed the original formula to allow for soaking the grains (in order to reduce the phytic acid and other anti-nutrients). I expanded on the details of this basic [...]
“Take me out to the ball game. Buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jacks. I don’t care if I ever come back…”
Do you like those Cracker Jack things that come in a box with a little prize? Or how about Fiddle Faddle? If those are something you enjoy, you will love this!
Grain-Free Clafouti with Pears
Mmmm. Clafouti. Definitely a favorite. I had actually never heard of clafouti until it was featured in the menu mailer from Cooking Traditional Foods which I subscribed to for several months. KerryAnn has shared a modified version of her recipe as a Budget Breakfast using soaked flour. I’ve made the [...]
This last week I tried a few new recipes that I had found online. Every one of them was a hit. Golrabki from the Modern Milk Maid. She does a step by step tutorial which was very helpful. I changed the original recipe a little bit because I can never leave well enough alone. [...]