Category Archives: Breads

Cheese Crackers






I stumbled upon this recipe many years ago when my oldest child, Tommy, was a baby. For no particular reason I only make them around the holidays, and part of the tradition is “volunteering” someone to grate the mountain of … Continue reading

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Skillet Cornbread






This cornbread is very different from mixes that come in a box. The cornmeal adds a rustic grit to every bite along with a pleasing corn flavor. Baking in a cast-iron skillet allows the bottom and edges to be pleasantly … Continue reading

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Brown Rice Tortilla Crackers






Rice tortillas become a sensible addition to a “no-wheat” diet, but as good as the idea sounds, “What do you really do with them?” They don’t roll up like conventional tortillas and they break easily. We found the solution in … Continue reading

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Nuala’s Irish Scones






My mom’s friend Nuala wrote this down from memory on a plain piece of lined school paper.  Scones were a beloved treat from her youth in Ireland. In these days of e-mail and internet recipes, some of my favorites continue … Continue reading

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Cowboy Pancakes






These pancakes remind me of what I imagine cowboys eat. A pleasant gritty texture full of flavor, served up hot from a cast iron skillet with melted butter on top and honey dripping over the sides. Whatever is not eaten … Continue reading

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Wheat Free Flour Blend






I was reluctant to mix my own flour blend. It seemed so much simpler to buy it at the store. However, this recipe is actually very easy, and economical as well. Specialty flour blends can be costly. All of these … Continue reading

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