Grains

Summer Gumbo

Gumbo - Another one of Clara's favorite dishes, gumbo starts showing up in my kitchen when the summer garden starts to explode and well into the cooler fall and winter [...]

By |2018-11-05T23:49:29+00:00June 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Basic Polenta

A staple for Native Americans, corn is both a vegetable and a grain.  The Italians also have a long standing love with polenta.  I am partial to it as a [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:44:56+00:00January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Soft Cooked Amaranth

Amaranth is a tiny South American grain that was a staple food for the Aztecs.  It ranges from shades of rich gold to deep reds.  High in the essential amino [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:45:53+00:00November 30th, 2017|0 Comments

Cranberry Zucchini Bread

During the cooler months it’s time to seek warmth, rest and introspection. Longer cooking methods like stewing and baking help to move our energy inward and slow us down. Their warmth [...]

By |2018-12-03T23:48:11+00:00October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Basic Granola

  Another staple in my kitchen. I make up a large batch of granola at a time, altering the flavors and ingredients every time–life is too short to always eat [...]

By |2018-12-03T23:49:31+00:00August 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Buckwheat Pancakes

Hardy little buckwheat pancakes are a fantastic start to the day.  Buckwheat, a gluten free grain, has a rich, nutty and slightly bitter flavor which melds beautifully with a little [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:55:56+00:00December 8th, 2015|0 Comments

Teff Porridge

    Teff, the traditional grain of Ethiopia, dates back to 4000 BC and is the smallest grain in the world.  It’s produced in Ethiopia, India, Australia and…Idaho.  Teff’s name [...]

By |2018-03-06T18:56:18+00:00October 13th, 2015|0 Comments