Category Archives: Grains

Baking wheat-free: grind your own grains

The web is full of gluten-free posts, but for many of us it isn’t the gluten but some other aspect of wheat (and I’m researching this to post later) that cause our problems. For me it isn’t celiac or digestive discomforts that … Continue reading

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Grits and Greens: Holiday breakfast for overnight guests

New Year’s day breakfast After holiday nights indulging in sweets and alcohol, breakfast needs to be an antidote: hearty and umume, but also nourishing and comforting. Hot cereals like oatmeal or grits are warming to the core and carry us … Continue reading

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Collard greens for a cold winter’s night

It’s been almost a year since I became a convert to collard greens. I love most greens and I grow a big kitchen bed of multi-colored Swiss chard and lacinato kale along with salad greens but collards always seemed more … Continue reading

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Snowy day, hot breakfast

We didn’t eat oatmeal when I was a kid, we ate Cream of Wheat (farina) prepared with whole milk, topped with a pat of butter and generously sprinkled with white sugar. The sugar would partially melt and each spoonful was … Continue reading

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Pain d’epices

As Christmas drew close I started thinking about making bread for the two of us. With snow closing airports in Europe and Norabelle unable to get a flight home, all plans for entertaining evaporated.  I didn’t want to commit to … Continue reading

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