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March 14, 2010

Corn Bread Recipe


I wanted Corn Bread. Not Corn Cake. Not a Corn Muffin. And I wanted it to be made mostly from Corn Meal, with little or no white flour.  

And so I set out to make something that was rustic and basic, that I could use a vehicle for Jalapeños or Cheddar or Pepper Jack or even whole kernels of corn. I've made a few batches and settled on this recipe. So far I've made it as written below, eaten alongside soup mostly. Grilling Season is coming up fast and I'm looking forward to some variations to compliment some ribs or pulled pork. 

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March 07, 2010

Oatmeal Cookies


me: Raisins or No Raisins?

the boys: NO RAISINS!!

And so it was our first homemade batch of oatmeal cookies was raisin-less. I did sneak in some whole wheat flour, though...

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March 01, 2010

White Bean Soup with Sausage and Rosemary


I'm going to do it.

Eventually, I'll get one of my kids to eat soup. I mean, other than the tomato "soup" they get a school. So I figure I'll just keep making it until one day they give in. Of course, I enjoy it so it's really no trouble.

Here's my latest effort.

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