This yummy loaf is a little darker than regular oatmeal bread, due to the molasses, which also gives it some sweetness. Once again, I’m using home ground hard red wheat flour, which gives an indescribable flavor. No flour mill? No problem, just substitute regular whole wheat flour and all purpose white, respectively. The blend of whole wheat and white flour makes a lighter loaf than if made from 100% whole wheat.
If you’re going to get all the ingredients out and make a mess, you might as well bake a lot of bread. There are several breads I like to make, starting with the “whitest” and proceeding through to the darkest dough. Here are recipes for a basic white potato bread, a whole-wheat potato bread, and an oatmeal bread. Each recipe makes two loaves in a standard 9-by-5-inch pan.
If you are growing your corn to sell, you can sell it fresh (to eat) without any additional license or permit. When you change the corn in any way such as drying, grinding, etc., this is considered value-added. If you are selling your corn product at market or other outlet, make sure you have looked at all the legal aspects. Read on to learn about all aspects of packaging and selling homegrown corn, including recipes.
Will you bake a ham for your Easter dinner? Don’t throw out the bone or the fat scraps! One of the best ham “leftovers” is the stock you’ll make with the bone and scraps.
My favorite, best cookie recipe just happens to actually be pretty healthy and a good choice for after-school snacks. I used to keep a tin in my office, available to anyone who hadn’t had time for lunch. They have enough protein, iron and whole grain to make them guilt-free. This recipe makes about 60 two-inch cookies that freeze well.
Last year my zucchini patch threatened to take over the neighborhood. I made lots of bread, but concentrated on using zucchini in non-traditional yeast breads. Turn too much zucchini plus tangy citrus into a delectable quick bread.
Soy is currently the leading source of protein in most animal diets, but mealworms offer a more efficient and sustainable alternative.
A great way to use up extra sourdough starter.
Here is a great recipe that provides everything you need to start your day, including a little caffeinated kick.
Slightly sweet, wholesome and wonderful, toasted with butter or in a sandwich, oatmeal bread is my favourite.
Learn how to make a simple "mealworm farm" out of readily available materials you probably already have in your home. Raise your own mealworms to feed to chickens, ducks, turkeys, quail, and other poultry as a protein rich treat.
Cooking meals on a vacation can be easy. Bring some essential items with you and enjoy homecooking, on vacation.
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has started a global campaign to help reduce food waste worldwide.
These recipes with filling, protein-packed whole grains such as quinoa and millet are great options for no-meat or low-meat diets.
Soy-free, mushroom-based Quorn frozen products offer convenience without sacrificing a healthy diet.
Cornbread is an essential accompaniment to many good country meals. I think it's best when cooked at high heat in a cast iron skillet. Try out my method and let me know how you like to eat and make cornbread!
Cooking vegan sounds complicated, but it's surprisingly simple and cheap! Without perishable ingredients to worry about, you can whip up a cake or banana bread for pennies using kitchen staples. Substitute organic tofu in meat dishes for a low-cost spin, and make the bulk section your best friend for a healthy budget!
There's nothing like an old cookbook filled with good recipes to warm your kitchen and your home!
Growing field corn for livestock, home use and future crops; a grain for sustainable living.
You don't need vegan recipes to cook vegan. Make delicious vegan dishes out of regular recipes by substituting tofu for meat in chicken-cauliflower salad. In dairy-based recipes, such as wheat berry pudding, use vanilla coconut milk in place of dairy milk. Pair with crusty white bread and avocado-corn salsa for a delicious vegan meal!
Readers share their best ideas for saving money on meat and their recipes for almost meatless, flexitarian meals.
Readers share tips and recipes for cheaper, easier and healthier home cooking.
Recipes and ideas for meals with less meat.
Follow these five easy steps to create several weeks worth of meals in one afternoon.