My family seems unable to go through a bunch of bananas before the final few start getting really spotty and black. Before we used to just toss them, a complete and disgusting waste of food. Now, however, we freeze them. Though they may look strange, frozen, over-ripe bananas are perfect for baking. When I saw … More Banana, cranberry & oat muffins.
Though I have a bit of an issue when it comes to the timing of breakfast, see here for an explanation, I still like traditional breakfast foods: muffins, pancakes, waffles, etc. I mean, who would say no to what is essentially cake for breakfast? Still, I don’t like overly sweet breakfasts aside from the occasional … More Breakfast fix: whole wheat waffles & cranberry jam
Molasses is a familiar taste for me. Since I don’t particularly care for maple syrup, I enjoy molasses drizzled over oatmeal or pancakes. It was a cupboard constant for me growing up, although I rarely saw my parents cook with it. I didn’t start using it on my own until a few years ago when … More Molasses, ginger and oats.
Spring is being a total tease this year. We had a few glorious days of temperatures that spiked north of 50, practically tropical really. Then it rained for three days. Stayed cool for two more, and then more rain. East central Indiana is a soggy, muddy mess. Spring has to stop this toying game. I … More Scones and Lenten goals.
Now that Halloween is officially behind us, I think we can safely start discussing holiday type food-stuffs. My list of these foods include: gravy, cookies, potica and cranberries. I’ll let you in on a little secret: I love to abuse my tastebuds. Salty, sour, bitter, tart — I’ll try any harsh or intense flavor. Fresh … More Pucker up for a Cranberry kiss