Breakfast

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Buckwheat Crêpes

March 1, 2012

Saturday morning crêpes made to careful kid specifications are something of a tradition in our household. Although we’re quite devoted to my basic crêpe recipe from The Cookbook for Kids, we also like the tangy flavor and health benefits of buckwheat crêpes.  Buckwheat is not actually a grain. It is a fruit seed related to […]

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Pumpkin Bread

November 20, 2011

These dense, sweetly spiced pumpkin loaves have reduced amounts of sugar and oil with no sacrifice to flavor.

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A Bumper Crop of Chard

October 30, 2011

Mild summers can be kind to vegetable gardens. Whilst our tomatoes and melons never quite reached their full potential this year, our greens and strawberries thrived. We tented our Swiss chard under an awning of black landscape fabric and have been able to pluck fresh, unburned leaves all summer long.  I try to pick the […]

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Pumpkin Streusel Muffins

October 31, 2010

Spiced pumpkin muffins baked with a buttery brown sugar and walnut topping.

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Buttermilk Pancakes

October 10, 2010

Classic buttermilk pancakes with banana and chocolate chip variations.

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