Bread · Sides

Honey Wheat Rolls

These soft, really light, delicious rolls are from a recipe I found on the King Arthur website. They’re not your typical heavy, dense whole wheat, and okay, that’s because they aren’t 100% whole grain. But two-thirds of the flour is whole grain, and personally, I’m willing to sacrifice the other third once in a while. Because these rolls are that… Continue reading Honey Wheat Rolls

Fruit · Sauces · Sides

Homemade Applesauce

Fall is nearly here, and do you know what that means? Fresh, homemade applesauce! Definitely one of my favorite foods to make, and to eat. And soooo much better than canned!  I’m fortunate to live in an area with several nearby orchards. Going apple picking is a favorite family and school activity around here, or you can buy your… Continue reading Homemade Applesauce

Fish & Seafood · Main Dish

Sichuan Style Shrimp with Spinach

Szechuan? Sichuan? It’s all about which system is used to write Chinese using the Roman alphabet. Szechuan is the Wade-Giles spelling, from the system developed by British diplomats in China in the 19th century. It’s being replaced in many places by Sichuan, which is from the Pinyin system developed in and used by China in… Continue reading Sichuan Style Shrimp with Spinach

Main Dish

Genesee Valley Pork Medallions

Congratulations are in order: Today is my son’s wedding! It’s very exciting. We’re all so happy for him and thrilled to officially welcome her into the family. Of course, I’m not actually sitting at my computer today — I’ve scheduled this to post automatically. There are better, more important things to do this morning!  I’ve… Continue reading Genesee Valley Pork Medallions