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A gluten free pizza crust that doesn’t taste like cardboard.

Saturday, January 15th, 2011

And it has about 1/7th the calories of regular pizza.  I know you don’t believe me, but I found it, I am, so excited. Last Wednesday the boys and I went to a playdate, My friend Colleen said she had heard of a pizza crust using cauliflower, she thought I might be interested her friend […]

Challah Bread, it might just be the best.

Thursday, October 7th, 2010

A gorgeous loaf of homemade bread is a wonderful welcome to any meal. I love to make this bread when company is coming, it is always a hit. Our friends Mike and Barb used to have us over every Friday night for a Sabbath dinner and this was always on the table. She shared her […]

Hot spinach and artichoke dip, Move over Fridays.

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

I love hot dips, they make everything feel so festive. I was looking in the cupboard for some inspiration and wouldn’t you know I found some on my Knorr Vegetable recipe mix. It had a recipe on the back for a hot dip. I decided right then that we should run to Meijer, I needed […]

Community Supported Agriculture, Going Local

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

How to eat local without breaking your bank. We joined a CSA this spring, each one is run a little different. This is run by some amish farmers north of us. A friend who ives up there and commutes down here 3 times a week, brings this bounty down to us.  We paid $20 at […]

Happy Fathers Day To: Todd, Woody, G.David, Shaunn, Zach, and many more

Sunday, June 20th, 2010

Years ago my brother and I got my dad a shirt for Fathers day it said: “Anyone can be a Father, but it takes someone special to be a Daddy”  I remember it was heather green with green trim and he wore it a lot. I liked that shirt, even more now that I know […]

Perfect Pancakes

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Well it is just about the most perfect day here weather wise. I love Michigan in the spring time. So we had some cottage cheese that we needed to use up before it went bad, this is what I did. Cottage Cheese Pancakes They are delicious, mine have never looked as good as her pictures […]