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Whole wheat beer bread Whole wheat beer bread

We’re into whole wheat lately. You know, “The whiter the bread, the sooner you’ll be….” ah, never mind. We fell in love with whole wheat not out of fear of a sooner death but because of pure pleasure. I have a whole wheat cheese and ham quiche that I’ve been wanting to share… It’s been […]

Whole wheat challa bread Whole wheat challa bread

A few weeks ago a woman in my book club who had heard that I have a food blog asked me “So, do you eat healthy food?” Now, I know that for some people “healthy” in the context of food is a bad word—even to those who know better. So I proceeded carefully, “What do you […]

How to bake Challa bread at home? Wolfgang Puck’s Challa bread

What’s the problem with baking bread at home? The fact that you cannot find fresh yeast at the store? No It’s difficult to make? No You don’t have flour in the pantry? No No time? Yes!

Resourceful Boykus - Savory cheese cookies

Every time I manage to create something delicious using leftovers, I think about my grandmas. Such resourceful women. They lived, worked, raised a family during such hard times, wars, depression, very little rights for women… and A LOT of hard work each and every day. I don’t think they ever went on a vacation. You […]

banana nut bread, the best ever banana nut bread, the best ever

“Where is the photo of the banana bread?”, you might ask. And who is this person in the photo? (Photo was taken by my cousin). I told you in my recent “a happy place” post that my father gave me an envelope with letters from my childhood years. I read them but will need to […]