Category Archives: recipes

Fermentation

Am a big believer in fermented foods, always have been, even before it became a thing – because I didn’t know it was fermented??? Unfortunately, I live with someone who is not. as a matter of fact, his food choices … Continue reading

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Kombucha

Was given a Kombucha kit for Christmas. The last time I had done Kombucha was over 30 years ago and back then you drank the stuff sort of right off the first ferment. None of this second ferment to get … Continue reading

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things about Oats

Someone commented on home made Oat Milk being slimey. and Maybe it is. Noticed when pouring it from the carafe it is a little more like syrup than water in how it pours. Likely it has to do with the … Continue reading

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More Oat Milk

When I got to the bottom of the carafe, found quite a deposit of oat solids, which is not surprising considering I had ground the oats.  Because of the design of the carafe, could not SHAKE the milk, but only … Continue reading

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Oat milk

Gave up cow milk decades ago, and had used Almond Milk up until a few years ago, except for Holidays when Almond Nog comes out.  On the rare occasions when Milk was called for in a recipe used a little … Continue reading

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GF pita bread

Yes, gluten free pita bread.  easy peasy!  First experiment The recipe I followed said either oven bake or cook in a pan.  used a cast iron and obviously had the heat TOOOOO high!    So a quick brown in the pan … Continue reading

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FINALLY

this is a Gluten free yeast bread.  Made this the same way I make a yeast wheat bread; started with a mixture of yeast, Ancient Grains Flax gluten free flour, warm water.  Let it sit for a couple of hours … Continue reading

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still baking bread

With this whole Pandemic thing going on, it seems like a lot of people started experimenting with baking bread. and when they found the shelves were empty of yeast, they turned to sourdough. and a lot of people seemed to … Continue reading

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garden Ollas

First read about Ollas over 25 years ago, before moving to the desert SW.  The book was about desert gardening and talked about the Hopi’s use of Ollas for watering their fields.  But when I got here, finding Ollas was … Continue reading

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more gluten free baking

Used Gluten free flour and GF sourdough starter to make some pizza crust and flat bread this weekend.  Unmeasured amount of starter and GF Ancient Grains w/flax to form the first level of starter/sponge.  Then added Bob’s Red mill flour, … Continue reading

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