Archives for May 2010

The Raw Milk Fight

I can across an article online the other day about raw milk. I haven't written about it before, but our family loves raw milk. When we lived in Virginia we owned a cow share and had fresh, straight from the farm raw milk delivered every Saturday morning. When we moved from Virginia we were sad to lose our raw milk because in Maryland it is illegal to buy raw milk. Illegal. Currently in Iowa … [Read more...]

Baked Chevre

Now I realize that most of my recipes are inexpensive with familiar ingredients, but Baked Chevre is one of our favorite appetizers and too good not to share. What is chevre? Chevre is cheese made from goats milk. It has the consistency of cream cheese and it is delicious. Baked Chevre is an easy appetizer that is sure to impress even the pickiest guest. It is also a great way to use up all those … [Read more...]

Menu Plan

I took advantage of the Safeway potato sale and purchased twenty pounds of potatoes for $3.98! That is an amazing deal- but I now have twenty pounds of potatoes I need to use. Anyone have any great potato ideas? Leave a link in the comment section. Wouldn't you know I plan to turn off my oven for a week and we end up with cold and rainy weather! A few of my meals are from last week since I … [Read more...]

Grilled Potatoes

This is a simple and easy potato side dish that your whole family will love. If you purchase potatoes on sale this side dish costs only pennies per serving. PrintGrilled PotatoesAuthor Toni Anderson IngredientsPotatoesSeasoning (McCormick’s veggie seasoning, Emeril’s Original Essence, or any combination of spices including garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper)InstructionsWash potatoes, then … [Read more...]

Menu Plan ~ No Oven Necessary

Am I the only one who thinks spring was a little too short? It seems like we went from snow to air conditioning in about three weeks! Summer temperatures in our house mean meals that don't require the oven. The late afternoons are so hot and I don't like adding extra heat right before dinner. Breakfast Bagels served with eggs and bacon Whole wheat pancakes served with fruit, … [Read more...]

Barley Flour

A few weeks ago a friend was visiting and told me she had been milling barley and using it in many of her recipes. I purchased barley and ground it in my Nutrimill. I used it as a substitute for soft white flour in muffins, pancakes, waffles, and biscuits. It gave everything a soft texture and a great flavor. Barley is low in fat, and high in fiber and protein. Studies have shown that it … [Read more...]