Food

Tempeh Curry

I have such a love-hate relationship with tempeh.  I so want to love it but every time I make it at home it's just not what I expect.  After reading the following article on soy products I decided to give it another shot. 10 Things to Know About Tofu @ Mark's Daily Apple I found… Continue reading Tempeh Curry

Food

Dowdy But Delicious

In the blogging world of fabulous food photography and recipes, this lowly soup is not going to win any awards. But isn't taste what matters most when it comes to cooking? Last night I cooked up a batch of Lentil Dumpling Soup from Hillbilly Housewife. It seems I only make it once every year or… Continue reading Dowdy But Delicious

Food

Kale and Black Eyed Pea Soup

The second recipe that caught my eye in the book Superfood Kitchen was kale and black eyed pea soup.  Once again I landed on this one because it didn't call for too many unusual ingredients and we had most everything already in stock in the kitchen.  I have been wanting to work kale back into… Continue reading Kale and Black Eyed Pea Soup

Cooking

My First Homemade Seitan

I crawled out of my cave and finally joined Twitter a few months ago.  One of my favorite followees is VegWeb.  They tweet delicious sounding recipes daily.  I've gotten a few dinner ideas from their tweets! One of their tweets awhile back was an easy seitan recipe.  (Seitan is a vegetarian protein made out of… Continue reading My First Homemade Seitan

Baking

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

I don't usually make up my own recipes.  There are far too many good ones out there written by other people, and to be honest I'm not that creative.  People think I'm creative because I make stuff all the time, but really I'm just following other people's instructions.  My Type A personality is happy that… Continue reading Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

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Veggie Pizza

It's late but I wanted to do a quick post on the bestest pizza I made for dinner tonight! I started out with a white-wheat crust using half of my favorite pizza dough recipe.  To make it white-wheat I used half white bread flour and half whole wheat flour. Benzo made a quick pizza sauce using… Continue reading Veggie Pizza

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Three Bean Quinoa Salad

It's Thursday, which means it's almost the weekend.  Whew! Last night I meant to write up a What is it Wednesday post after dinner, but I completely forgot!  The Homemade Household has been busy with planting the garden, finishing the kitchen floor and planning for our upcoming trip.  Benzo and I are both out of… Continue reading Three Bean Quinoa Salad

Baking

Fabulous Fruit Tart

Another week begins!  This weekend was so busy for me.  As Benzo and I ran from this activity to that activity, I found myself longing for Unplugged Weekend. One fun thing we did yesterday was a BBQ get together with Do-Dad's side of the family.  My aunt and uncle hosted and everyone brought something to… Continue reading Fabulous Fruit Tart