Flatbread Frenzy

Flat bread is one of those things that you can whip up in no time for a quick meal! All it takes is a little advance planning and using herbs, fruits and veggies in season. Purchase Naan  flatbread from any grocery store. Then brush the bread with garlic olive oil. Set unto a pizza stone…

Lemon Zucchini Poppyseed Bread

Lemon Zucchini Poppyseed Bread The best tasting zucchini recipe that is super easy to make. Try this loaf bread that has a nice lemony taste with coffee, tea or a glass of milk. Makes one loaf. Ingredients 1-1/2 cups all purpose flour ½ tsp. baking soda ¼ tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp. salt ¾ cup…

Cabbage Skillet Casserole

Cabbage Skillet Casserole Looking for an easy way to use cabbage and tomatoes this time of year? Try this skillet meal! Easy way to make stuffed cabbage rolls, tastes just like it. If you are a cabbage lover you will enjoy this dish. To make it with a bit more heat, add a couple dashes…

Roasted Garlic with Cauliflower Mash

Roasted Garlic with Cauliflower Mash adapted from Little Broken With so much produce coming in the garden one needs a variety of ways to make one vegetable.  Today it is cauliflower. This is one of my favorites that is great as a side dish to fish, burgers or chops. Make your own ricotta for an…

Pasta Grape Salad

Pasta Gra[e Salad Need a quick salad to take to a gathering or family event? Try this very simple yet good tasting pasta salad. Use any of your favorite kinds of pasta and dressing. Ingredients 1 pound seedless grapes 1 cup celery, sliced 1 box pasta shells or equivelant of your favorite pasta, try quinoa…

Fresh Strawberry Jam with a Natural Fruit Pectin

Fresh Strawberry Jam with a Natural Fruit Pectin Strawberry season is the best and here in Minnesota you have to pick them when they are in season,  usually 2-4 weeks, depending on the weather. This year it has been quite interesting when I talked to the owners of Hillside Farm in Dassel which is where…

Rhubarb Strawberry Custard Pie

Rhubarb is wonderful this year and if you add strawberries you have a match made for a delectable dessert! There are many different versions of this pie, I like this one as the cream adds a nice richness. Store in the fridge so it stays nice and cool! Rhubarb Strawberry Custard Pie Ingredients: 1 nine-ich…

Ramp Hummus

Ramp Hummus This is the time to look for ramps or purchase from your favorite health food store or market. They only last a little while so buy them while you can. Ramps are also call wild garlic, they have the garlic taste and are fairly strong. Use in any dish that calls for garlic,…

How to Make Mascarpone Cheese..It is so simple!

Homemade Mascarpone Cheese   If you have 10 minutes you can make mascarpone cheese and save a ton of money plus it tastes so much better than storebought. Ingredients Makes about 2 cups 2 cups heavy cream 1 tablespoon lemon juice In a saucepan, slowly bring the heavy cream to a low simmer, get the…

Cheesy Cauliflower

Cheesy Cauliflower Any vegetable tastes better with cheese. This is a really goo way to prepare cauliflower in a casserole. A great side dish for any meal. Ingredients 1 large head of cauliflower cut into florets 2 tablespooons flour 1 cup whole milk 1 egg, beaten 1 teaspoon of quality salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground…

Make the Best Omlette Ever!

Make the Best Omlette Ever! Omlettes are not hard to make and can easily be done quickly. If you follow these tips you will have success. 3 large eggs, at room temperature Pinch of kosher or Himilayan salt 1 teaspoon unsalted butter salt and pepper Fillings of choice (cheese, ham, diced peppers, mushrooms, pepperoni, chopped…