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TWD: Corniest Corn Muffins

I always get very excited to see the TWD recipes for the month when they are first posted, although I had some mixed feelings about the Corniest Corn Muffins. While I loooove a good corn muffin, I think of them more as a deep in the heart of winter sort of thing, to be served … Continue reading

I had a craving…

Ever have one of those really strange cravings, and you’re not really sure where it came from, but you can’t get it out of your head? That’s what happened to me the other night. I couldn’t stop thinking about cranberry pecan bread…not quick bread/sweet bread, but rather that baguette style that the wine bars always seem to … Continue reading

TWD: Great Grains Muffins

As usual, I busted out the mini muffin pan for these. I just find that they are easier to give away when they are minis…the full size muffin is way more of an investment. And plus, I get to spread the wealth a little more! (And yes, I bake to give away…I could never possibly … Continue reading

Welcome to Fall

My first fall food showed up in my CSA bag last week in the form of butternut squash. Though I will be sad to see an end to the beautiful tomatoes and summer squash, I welcome the fall share with open arms and only have 8 short weeks to enjoy it! Therefore, I must make … Continue reading

What I Did With My CSA Fare

Or, part of it at least! No special recipe here to post…I just LOVE exploring new foods, and when I saw a bunch of white, round, root looking things in my bag, I wasn’t even sure what they were. Turns out they were turnips, which I may have had at some point, but surely never … Continue reading

New Ingredient of the Week: Wheat Berries

I’ve decided to start a  new little game for myself – every week, I am going to try (*TRY*) to make something with an ingredient I haven’t ever cooked or baked with before. So welcome to Week #1! My ingredient for this week is Wheat Berries. According to Wikipedia: The term wheatberry or wheat berry refers … Continue reading

My Latest Grain Obsession: Red Quinoa

In the past year or so, I’ve had this sorta love affair with whole wheat couscous – you know, the kind you can make in like 5 minutes with a little chicken broth and any random slew of herbs? Love it. And I still love it. You can whip it up with just about anything … Continue reading