My husband was recently diagnosed with diabetes and that called for a change in our diets. Out went white bread, pasta and processed foods. As a baker, I have always used white flour – bread, all purpose or cake flour. So now what to do.
Whole wheat flour was the answer. But the whole wheat . . . → Read More: White Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins
When I was recently in Chicago, my family took me to Heaven on Seven for a holiday get together with some friends. I’d heard about this restaurant for years – especially from my son Dirk – who loves it. In fact, I was given their cookbook as a gift. As we approached an office building, . . . → Read More: Heavenly French Toast with Blueberry Compote
Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Soup is a thick, robust soup perfect for a winter’s evening. I don’t think I could ever have enough recipes for soup. There’s something soothing about putting a bunch of ingredients in a pot and watch as it turns into a meal. Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Soup is a . . . → Read More: Butternut Squash and Brown Rice Soup
When was the last time you made a pie? Never or I can’t remember is your answer? It was the pie crust wasn’t it? Don’t feel alone. Many a great cook or baker is still intimidated by a pie crust. Trying to wrangle a few ingredients into a flaky crust that will bake beautifully without . . . → Read More: American Pie Crust
This is a delightfully easy dessert sauce to prepare and can be done ahead if you desire. It is perfect for fresh summer fruit and makes a great end to a barbecue or an elegant celebration.
3 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup orange juice, freshly squeezed 1/4 cup . . . → Read More: Berries with an Orange Cream Sauce