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Rethinking Breakfast

Rethinking Breakfast

Kefir cheese with a bit of honey and sliced strawberries on sprouted grain toast.   For most of my life, my morning routine involved waking to an alarm set to sound well before the the sun had even thought about sending its rays to brighten […]

Banana Caramel Nut Frozen Yogurt

Banana Caramel Nut Frozen Yogurt

I like bananas when they’ve just yellow but tinged with the faintest color of green on the ridges that run their length.  No spots, firm, and crisp sounding when I pop the top and pull that first piece of peeling away from the fruit.  If […]

Fresh Corn and Tomato Pie

Fresh Corn and Tomato Pie

Fresh Corn and Tomato Pie

It’s been a couple of weeks since my youngest headed off to college, and it’s become very apparent that tailoring my cooking portions down by a third is not going to be as easy as I first thought.  Let’s discuss the fresh corn I purchased recently, shall we?

I bought four ears, restraining myself because they were 10 for a dollar.  Sure, I could have purchased 10, and like an organized consumer, freeze most of it for later use.  You should see my freezer.

No, I settled with the four ears knowing I’d be able to make a few recipes before we felt as if we were on corn overload.  Bear in mind that each ear of corn produces more than one cup of kernels and that one serving is only 1/4 cup.  Two recipes for two would mean 16 meals consisting of…

Corn.

Sweet, crunchy, versatile corn that, when enjoyed in a nice pie made with homegrown tomatoes, won’t get stuck in your teeth.

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Mama Mia!  Greek Night In

Mama Mia! Greek Night In

There’s a Greek bistro not too far from where I live called Apollonia.  It rates as one of the casual places I’ve enjoyed locally whose food has had me thinking about it long after I’ve eaten there.  Maybe it’s because I don’t eat Greek food […]

Tuiles and Orange Yogurt Sabayon

Tuiles and Orange Yogurt Sabayon

Thursday:  8:10 am I swore I'd not be late on this month's Daring Baker's challenge.  I even mentioned to others I'd complete it two weeks into the month, but time has a way of passing so quickly these days and before I knew it, this […]