Toasted Quinoa Cornbread

Toasted Quinoa Cornbread

Knowing how well quinoa pairs with corn, I found myself dreaming of a gluten-free corn bread with toasted & cooked quinoa as a main ingredient.  The creation so dominated my mind that I awoke one morning having literally dreamt about it.  Others dream of adventures and heroism, I dream about food… Ho hum.  After a google search, I found other similar combinations … Read More

Christmas Morning Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

This is a light yeasted whole wheat breakfast dough using part whole wheat flour and part unbleached white flour. You can easily make these ahead and freeze them. Follow the more detailed instructions at the bottom of the page on how to freeze and bake for fresh rolls on Christmas morning. Keep in mind this post shows this recipe multiplied … Read More

Pumpkin Biscuits

Pumpkin Biscuits

This year’s Pumpkin Pie was made with a Kabocha squash stored from last summer’s garden. Conveniently, there was a half of a squash waiting to be baked for pumpkin pie filling in the fridge. After it was covered with aluminum foil and baked in a pan with an inch of water, it came out a rich orange, very moist and … Read More

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

Whole Wheat Pita Bread

What a fun adventure it is to make pita bread!  One never tires of watching them magicly balloon in the oven.  This foolproof recipe produces a perfect pita everytime!  They are fresher and tastier than the store bought variety which are often baked pocket-less. Pita Bread was on the menu for a couples cooking class I taught last weekend which really just turned into a pita making party.  I served … Read More

Breakfast Whole Wheat Chapati Wraps

Whole Wheat Chapati

You can sure tell it’s summer around here… unfortunately, not because of the weather, but because of the amount of house guests we’ve had.  For the past 4 weeks we have had family (yay!!) and friends (yay!) come visit pretty much back to back.  Jack and I have been working lots at our hotel www.stratfordsuites.com so it’s been a time challenge to feed … Read More

Every Day Whole Wheat Bread

Every Day Whole Wheat Bread

My dorm room in college was a studio apartment.  It wasn’t long before I was putting that little oven in my teeny kitchen to use and luscious aromas of bread baking wafted through the halls of that old apartment building. I got bit by the bread baking bug! In my naivety, I first tackled bagels, challah, and crusty french breads. Fast forward to marriage and … Read More