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”

Homemade Granola

This homemade granola is a staple in our house. It it great with milk as a replacement for breakfast cereal, and it makes a delicious parfait with some plain yogurt and frozen berries! I use the dehydrator to make it but you could also dry it in the oven with the same results.   HomemadeContinue reading “Homemade Granola”

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”