It’s that time of year again when I’m on the lookout for dinners that will take the chill from my bones after a long, cold day. A big pot of chili made with lean ground turkey, black beans, tomatoes, sweet corn, spices and smoky bacon is on the menu for tonight’s warmup. Read More »
We’re not much for camping at the mall doors for Black Friday deals– most of us like staying in our nice warm kitchens, relaxing with family and thinking about the baking season ahead.
Here’s a collection of some of our favorite cookie recipes to help you plan ahead for holiday baking – or if you’ve got the energy after yesterday’s Thanksgiving frenzy, maybe you’ll get a jump on delicious baked gifts!
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January is one of my favorite months; not because of the weather (it’s much too cold!), but because the pace is slower and more relaxed than the hustle and bustle of November and December. No parties. No shopping. No holiday prep work. Just plenty of time to sit back, enjoy a good book, drink hot tea and of course, nibble on a few cookies. Read More »
Our extended family is blessed to include some wonderful Italians (the rest of us are all good German stock, so we appreciate the variety), and one of our Christmas traditions is to have a big spaghetti dinner together on Christmas day. A huge pot of spaghetti, another of homemade tomato sauce (my uncle always made it from his garden tomatoes), salad galore, and then peppermint ice cream, coffee, cookies, and crispy, creamy cannoli for dessert – yum! Is it any wonder I associate cannoli with Christmas? Read More »
‘Tis the season for holiday baking and, gluten free needs or not, you’re going to want to add Gluten Free Glazed Orange Cranberry Bread to your baking to-do list. Each miniature loaf is loaded with fresh cranberries, crunchy pecans and a hint of citrus from Clementine oranges. All of these holiday flavors are tucked into a tender, buttermilk quick bread that’s made with Hodgson Mill Gluten Free All Purpose Baking Flour. Read More »
I love cooking for people, but sometimes you just want to enjoy your guests’ company and relax with a cup of coffee while breakfast takes care of itself. If you need to feed a few people, but don’t want to stand around flipping pancakes, you can bake your pancakes in the oven! Read More »
Spring is here, but mornings are a bit on the chilly side, so I like to warm up with a bowl of hot cereal for breakfast. Breakfast Bulgur Wheat with Mixed Berry Sauce comes together in about 15 minutes, is warm and satisfying and has a spring-like flavor from the mixed berry sauce. Read More »
This isn’t a “Just Like the Ballgame” copycat recipe to recreate the pretzels you buy at a stadium. This recipe makes “Better than Ballgame” pretzels, with real whole grain Hodgson Mill Rye Flour and served in party-friendly crusty, bite-size pieces. A flavorful cheddar dip is easier to make than you think, and it will make these a hit at the snack table. Read More »
Using a crock pot is a great way to cook dinner while you’re busy during the day, but did you know that it can also cook breakfast while you’re sleeping? These slow-cooked Hodgson Mill Steel Cut Oats have a creamy texture and taste like lightly sweetened gingerbread that is then topped with toasted walnuts, bits of candied ginger and a splash of milk. Yum! Read More »
A dense, velvety cake, studded with chopped apples and figs, redolent with citrus peel and warming spices. It’s also surprisingly innocent, since it’s made with whole grain Hodgson Mill Yellow Corn Meal, tons of fruit, and olive oil. Read More »