Spinach, Cheddar, Eggs on Toast

This is one of my favorite ways to use spinach. The more fresh spinach I pile onto the sandwich, the more it seems to balance out the fat from the eggs and cheese, and the butter that I fry them in. -John Ingredients and Preparation Spinach (Whole leaves) 2 Eggs (fried) 2 or 3 slices … Read more

Minced Radish on Toast

This recipe is simple and delicious. It’s easy to make and I highly recommend trying it out. It’s a great snack. -John Ingredients Butter Toast Radish (minced) Preparation Mince 2 small radishes. Toast 2 slices of bread. I used oatmeal bread. Generously spread butter on the toast. Sprinkle the minced radish over the buttered toast … Read more

Au Gratin Cabbage

This is from Simply in Season, Recipes that celebrate fresh, local foods in the spirit of More-with-Less. Hint: Wait until its just about fully baked and then garnish the top with the parsley and parmesan. Add more cheese if you want. -John Ingredients 2 cups cabbage, shredded
 1/2 cup carrots, shredded
 1/3 cup scallions, chopped
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Classic Rye Bread

This recipe is adapted from breadexperience.com. It is originally called Classic Pumpernickel Bread. Rye flour is just as good. The only challenge is that the dough ends up being very sticky, so you have to continually, gradually add the wheat flour as you knead it (no pun intended). I also like to add seeds to … Read more

Golden Carrot Bake

This is from Simply in Season, Recipes that celebrate fresh, local foods in the spirit of More-with-Less. It is basically a quiche with carrots instead of spinach and its delicious! I substituted Monteray Jack cheese for extra sharp cheddar. -John Ingredients and Preparation: 3 cups carrots, shredded 1 ½ cup water 2/3 cup brown rice, uncooked ½ … Read more

Sweet Potato Crescent Rolls

  If you want some tasty, healthy, semi-sweet rolls for a snack then you’ve found a great recipe! It comes from the book, Simply in Season, Recipes that celebrate fresh, local foods in the spirit of More-with-Less. I would recommend this recipe to anyone who is interested in getting into bread baking. These crescent rolls … Read more

Roasted Roots

This is an easy recipe for cooking root vegetables and it’s a great side dish. I love it because it combines so many vegetables and it adds color to the meal. The less common veggies give this dish great flavor. Celeriac tastes like celery, rutabaga is slightly sweet, and parsnips are deliciously sweet. I recently … Read more