• slow cooker sorghum cereal

Slow Cooker Sorghum


Start this gluten-free slow cooker sorghum before you go to bed and wake up to ready-to-eat hot cereal. Back in my gluten-eating days, my favorite slow cooker cereal was breakfast barley. I also liked it [...]

  • pear cream

Pear Cream


This pear cream is the perfect sauce to add creamy sweetness for breakfast foods and desserts. It's made from two simple ingredients--pears and cashews. Plus a touch of salt and vanilla. It works well with [...]

  • cilantro pepita dressing

Cilantro-Pepita Dressing


This quick vibrant green cilantro-pepita dressing is bursting with flavor and made with only a few ingredients. Plus, it’s naturally oil-free If you have cilantro in your refrigerator or garden that needs to be used, [...]

Roasted Cauliflower


Roasted cauliflower doesn't get easier than this. Just cauliflower and salt and a hot oven are all you need. Well, and a rimmed baking sheet. You don't need oil for roasting vegetables. If you want [...]

  • homemade hummus



Homemade hummus simply tastes better when made with home-cooked beans, plus it’s extra creamy when made with hot home-cooked chickpeas. "Hummus" is the Arabic word for chickpeas. Smooth, warm hummus is a popular breakfast choice [...]

I knew I had corn in the upright freezer in the utility room, but could I find it? No!

Jack Frost had invaded my freezer and filled the shelves with frost. Not only that, but he messed up my neatly organized shelves.

Well, they were organized last time I defrosted the freezer–about 9 months ago. So I tackled the freezer last week. I defrosted it, reorganized it, and finally found the corn I was looking for.

In the process, I found UFOs–Unidentified Frozen Objects! Somehow, when food gets frozen, a lot of it starts to look the same.

That’s why freezer tape has become one of my best friends. It makes labeling food easy. And it sticks to the containers in the frigid temperatures, which means I can identify the contents. Otherwise, I have to thaw the food to figure out what it is