Maple Wheat Bread in the Zojirushi

Do you have a Zojirushi bread machine? Do you have a go-to wheat bread recipe yet? Well, your search is over! I have tried more than a few recipes for wheat bread in my Zo and I finally stopped when I found this one. It does take a little bit of programming for the HOMEContinue reading “Maple Wheat Bread in the Zojirushi”

Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies

This recipe is my adaptation of a recipe from one of my favorite books, Barbara Kingsolver’s Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life. I read the book this winter, and Barbara’s mention of how productive zucchini is in the garden was my sole reason for planting some this spring. I’m a sucker for aContinue reading “Zucchini Chocolate Chip Cookies”

Sausage and Egg Breakfast Muffins (great for freezing)

These muffins are a favorite at our house. Everyone likes them because they are delicious, but I adore them because they are easy to make and freeze wonderfully. Pop a muffin out of the freezer in the morning, microwave for about 30 seconds and go! [yumprint-recipe id=’5′] Muffins baking in the oven:    

The Fate of the First Tomato

  The first tomato quickly became tomato sauce for my lunch, loosely based on this Alton Brown recipe. Here’s what I did. Backyard Tomato Sauce Ingredients: 1 big beef tomato hefty pinch of sea salt pinch of basil pinch of oregano a few shakes of pepper big pinch garlic powder even bigger pinch onion powderContinue reading “The Fate of the First Tomato”

Green(ish) Smoothies

I love these green smoothies. They are such a great way to use up all the Kale in the garden and have a yummy treat with a nutritious punch. Here’s what I do: Wash the kale and separate the leaves from the stems. Lightly steam the leaves until they are slightly soft. Put the steamed kale inContinue reading “Green(ish) Smoothies”