Category : Recipes

No-Knead Pizza Dough

No-Knead Pizza Dough

My sweet husband has just come in from shoveling our heating system and the Jeep out of four feet of snow, and his relaxation will be watching whatever the football

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Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Ever want to make lasagna or cheesecake and just don’t have any ricotta cheese on hand? Now you can make your own! Technically, this may not be a true ricotta,

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Easy Crusty No-Knead Artisan Bread, Updated

Easy Crusty No-Knead Artisan Bread, Updated

“My husband said this was the closest thing to “real” Italian bread that we have had since we lived in Italy! So delicious!” – Julie G, recipient of new-mama meal

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Lasagna. In a Pressure Cooker

Lasagna. In a Pressure Cooker

Lasagna. In a pressure cooker. Why? Many of you know that I’ve been a huge fan of pressure cooking for many years. In fact, I have four Kuhn Rikon stainless

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It’s Autumn! Apple Cider Donut Cake

It’s Autumn! Apple Cider Donut Cake

  Apple cider donuts are a big deal in the Shenandoah Valley — this is apple country! So I had to try this recipe for an apple cider donut cake

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Back-to-School Breakfast Ideas

Who wants to get the waffle iron or griddle out for just one meal? When I make pancakes, waffles, French toast, etc. I try to make extra and freeze on

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Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

I finally got an edible batch of yogurt. I know–there are a zillion fabulous recipes out there for making yogurt using a crockpot or a cooler or a heating pad

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

In our house, it just isn’t the Christmas season without a marathon baking day with all the sisters and as many grandkids as we can gather–with our favorite holiday music

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Oh-so-good Oatmeal

On a chilly morning like this, I like a warm, satisfying bowl of oatmeal — and what better way to start than with fresh oats! Just a bit under 1/3

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Homemade Tortillas

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup warm water ΒΌ cup olive oil 2-3 cups fresh flour (we mill our own for maximum nutrition/freshness – I usually use soft wheat or hard white, with

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