Category Archive: Rice/Grains/Flour

Cornmeal Scones

I usually think of scones as being sweet, studded with dried fruit and a wonderful accompaniment to a cup of hot tea. Never would I have imagined serving a “scone” with a bowl of soup. That all changed a couple years ago when I came across some recipes for savory scones. Of course I had to experiment and have my …

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Whole Wheat Pancake Mix

Although made from scratch pancakes and waffles are hard to beat I have found a mix that can hold it’s own to homemade! Hodson Mill Whole Wheat Buttermilk Pancake Mix is full of flavor and fiber. My daughter and I saw it at the grocery store and decided to try it. The waffles crisp up nicely and they …

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Herbed Chicken Piccata

This is one of those recipes that is in our regular dinner rotation. I have been making it since about 2004 and the only tweaking I did was to add capers and sub butter for the margarine.  It is easy enough for a weeknight meal but fancy enough to entertain with. I pair it with Cooking Lights Creamy Parmesan Orzo and …

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Berries and Oats

For our 25th wedding anniversary we stayed in San Francisco at the St Francis and I had the most incredible cold oatmeal, yogurt and fresh fruit for breakfast. That was 5 years ago and I still salivate just thinking about that muesli mix. This is a combo I can eat every day for breakfast, lunch or …

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German Runzas

If you are not from the Midwest you are probably wondering what on earth is a Runza. It is cooked ground beef, cabbage and onion bundled in a bread dough and baked. I grew up eating these in Nebraska. Lucky for me my mom made these from scratch but we could also go to the local …

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