Oat flour is a great alternative to wheat flour in quick-breads, cookies, muffins, pancakes, waffles, and other baked goods that don’t require the structure of gluten to help them rise. Whole grain oat flour is higher in protein and fiber than highly-processed all-purpose/white wheat flour. It also has many other nutritional benefits, such as a lower glycemic load,Continue reading How to Make Oat Flour
I’m going to make this quick so we can all get on with our day. As far as a busy weeknight meal goes, it doesn’t get a lot quicker, more versatile, or satisfying than a mini naan pizza custom made for each family member.
Jump to Double Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe Ella and Hailey turned thirteen last weekend, so I took the opportunity to improve my double chocolate cupcake game. In the past, they’ve been good but not great, and they needed some thought and effort beyond just using my standard chocolate layer cake recipe. I’m happy to report, the slight tweakingContinue reading Double Chocolate Cupcakes
Jump to Cocoa Buttercream Frosting Recipe This recipe isn’t new, it’s in the post for Mom’s Chocolate Cake, but I think it deserves a page of its own. After reviewing several years of posts, I’ve decided to do some updating and refreshing. In the early years, I produced a lot of my favorite recipes, but theContinue reading Cocoa Buttercream Frosting
Jump to Angel Hair Pasta Recipe I love making a sauce. A simple pan sauce or gravy, a long-simmering ragù, a creamy, cheesy white sauce, caramel, or chocolate dessert sauce… It gives me a deep sense of accomplishment. The following quick pasta sauce is no exception, and it’s particularly fun because it involves a lotContinue reading Angel Hair Pasta with Garlic and Veggie Sauce
Hello again. It’s been quite a while between posts this time, and I wasn’t sure I was coming back until today. My website hosting service was up for renewal, though, and I wasn’t about to let it all go. Also, it’s a new decade and a good time to breathe some new life into theContinue reading 2020
Jump to Smoked Salmon Hash Recipe I’m not feeling super chatty today but I do have a cute picture of my girls with giant cacti from our spring break trip. Let’s just say after the drive to Arizona and back home to Oregon I’m enjoying my quiet time.
Jump to Cookie Recipe Rich toasted hazelnuts and the unique punch of cardamom make these cookies a perfect, not too sweet accompaniment to your morning coffee or afternoon tea.
We’re on our third snow day here in Bend so I thought it would be a good time to finally post this super simple hot cocoa mix recipe in case you run out of store-bought stuff. I wrote what follows a few weeks ago but I had no pictures to go along with it asContinue reading Hot Cocoa Mix and The Power of Intentional Nurturing
Jump to Peanut Butter Frosting Recipe I love frosting. Don’t tell my husband or my dog but I kind of want it to be my Valentine. It shouldn’t be too fancy. I like a smooth European buttercream as much as the next person but give me a fluffy, sweet, powdered sugary American buttercream and IContinue reading Peanut Butter Frosting