Posts Categorized: 2. Bars, Bread & Breakfast

Dilly Casserole Bread, Healthy-Style

Dilly Casserole Bread, Updated Healthy Version

You can tell by the name that the original recipe came from the 60’s, right? One friend even asked, “what does “casserole bread” mean? Maybe that’s since most people don’t even make bread anymore? (Or casseroles, for that matter?!) Well, I had to optimize this recipe for my whole wheat sourdough starter, and… it worked. I didn’t use yeast, but I kept the baking soda, adding it to the second rising, which seemed to give the bread an extra “lift”.

Apple Dutch Baby: Special Occasion Breakfast Recipe!

Popover Batter, Caramelized Apples & Cinnamon

Years ago, before the internet, my sister was on a mission to duplicate the famous “Apple Pancake” of the Original Pancake House fame. We must’ve tried dozens of variations on this recipe (more recent scouring of the web gave me an edge). At last, I think we’ve finally got it!

Sourdough Whole Wheat Bread

Sourdough Bread w/whole grains

If I’m going to make homemade sourdough bread using freshly ground whole wheat flour, I definitely need a system. Otherwise, I won’t have time for this! Below is the streamlined recipe I’ve been using…

Artichoke Frittata, Gluten-Free

Gluten-Free Aritchoke Frittata

Many popular breakfast places add flour to their egg dishes, knowing it helps the eggs hold their shape- to stay light, fluffy… But potato starch works too. This is a great dish for party time- easy to make!

Banana Bread, Circa New Deli 1985

Whole Wheat Banana Bread of New Deli Fame

We made tons of this in the 80’s, when “The New Deli” was just a small wholesale sandwich business in our home kitchen (AKA “Foods for Thought”). Dern hippies, with a “grass-roots” food business!