Thursday

Toasted Amaranth

No, I never heard of it either, but apparently it is a grain that the Aztecs knew about and from what I have been reading, we should too. There's lots that you can do with it, but I especially liked the fact that you could toast it and then sprinkle it on salads. It has a mild nutty flavor that would enhance the salad I should think. And come to think about it, I just might toss a handful into the bread machine the next time I make bread.

I like things easy... can you tell lol!



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Easy Crock Pot Vegetable Soup

Another great idea for those of us who really don't venture into the kitchen any more than necessary. I also love the part of buying that package of veggies that sold all together. You just might try some new things that you never thought of!

Monday

Kitchen Memories of a Child

In the childhood memories of every good cook, there's a large kitchen, a warm stove, a simmering pot and a mom.

Barbara Costikyan

How To Cut An Onion...

I don't know who taught me to chop onions, but whoever it was, didn't know any more than I did. Apparently you aren't supposed ...