Easy Apple-cinnamon Oatmeal

Easy Apple-cinnamon Oatmeal

Breakfast oatmeal is a delicious way to get whole grains into your diet. An easy way to prepare oatmeal is in the microwave. You can use whole oats and add your own ingredients for an economical and healthier alternative to instant oatmeal packets. The Equipment When...
Creamy Hummus

Creamy Hummus

As I try to incorporate more legumes in my diet, I’ve dusted off my hummus recipe. I have a favorite recipe from Cook’s Illustrated, but have combined a method from Vegetarian Times that takes the hummus to a creamy new level. It is a bit more involved as...
Cooking with Love

Cooking with Love

I bake bread almost every weekend. As I was going through this now weekly ritual, I thought about what makes one a good cook? Is it experience, talent or something else? Do you have to love what you are doing or love whom you are cooking for? Does this attention, this...
Oatmeal Bread with Cranberries & Pecans

Oatmeal Bread with Cranberries & Pecans

One of the main reasons I researched and purchased a new mixer was to make bread on a weekly basis. As noted in previous posts, my KitchenAid Pro 600 was not up to the task. I have been using the Electrolux Assistent weekly since February and couldn’t be...