Strawberry Pesto Pasta Salad

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Pasta, Salads
by Ann on 10/06

This recipe came from Genevieve, an English teacher at Lancaster Country Day School. Another teacher told Genevieve she simply must share this recipe for the Summer Salad Challenge… Read More »

From Farm to Table

In Kitchen Extras
by Ann on 09/06

Did you love going on field trips as a kid?  Well, I felt just like a kid again when I spent a day on a farm followed by… Read More »

Strawberry Kumquat Avocado Salad…with optional homemade ricotta

In Fruits & Veggies, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 07/06

When local strawberries are at their peak, I make salads with them almost every night. Once a simple dressing has been prepared and left to wait in the… Read More »

Homemade Ricotta

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 05/06

  When cheese is made, the leftover whey is used to make ricotta.  In general, to create cheese, live cultures (a fancy name for bacteria) are typically added… Read More »

Sesame Peanut Noodles

In Gluten-Free Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Pasta, Salads
by Ann on 31/05

I have two favorite preparations for noodles in a peanut sauce so, before I chose one for this space, I made them both for dinner recently.  My family… Read More »

Millet Breakfast Porridge

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options
by Ann on 29/05

Since I recently introduced millet into the repertoire of grains included on this website, I felt compelled to include a few tasty ways to use it!  I began… Read More »

Asian Beef Skewers (or Whole Flank Steak)

In Beef, Gluten-Free Options, Grilling
by Ann on 26/05

I’m the type of person who thinks about dinner as I am eating breakfast.  So, it may not be surprising that I ponder what to cook for the… Read More »

Spring Millet Salad

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Salads, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/05

As I continue to experiment with recipes using millet, I have made variations of this simple salad incorporating a lemony vinaigrette as well as a much-loved poppy seed dressing…. Read More »

How to Cook Millet…and a delicious salad recipe!

In Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 23/05

A few months ago, it occurred to me that I had never cooked millet.  Always one to use a variety of grains, it was time to add millet… Read More »

Baked Greens with Mushrooms and Blue Cheese

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Side Dishes
by Ann on 21/05

As my garden grows and local market stands overflow with spring greens, I have been diving deeper into one of my two assigned food trends:  bitter greens.  For… Read More »