Skinny Turkey Meatloaf

This millet and veggie filled turkey meatloaf changed my opinion of an icon of American cuisine. I don’t think I’m a picky eater but I have never cared much for meatloaf, or as I call it loaf-of-meat. In general I find this classic American comfort food greasy, mushy, and lacking in flavor. It seems to me that most people are…

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Going with the Grain: Millet

  It’s time for the next installment of this year’s Going with the Grain series. Today we’re talking about millet. Even though millet is not a grain but a grass seed it is completely appropriate to include in this grain centric series. You may be familiar with the variety commonly used in commercial bird seed blends but millet is absolutely suitable…

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Bob’s Red Mill Announcement and Giveaway!

Last week I dropped a quick note to a contact over at Bob’s Red Mill. After declaring my mission to “Go with the Grain” in 2014 I could think of no better ally than a company who’s specialty is wholesome whole grains. There were a handful of a enthusiastic emails and then 24 hours later a box arrived on my…

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Going with the Grain

  For Christmas I gave my sister, and myself, a subscription to Bon Appetit magazine. I thought it was going to be just a bunch of pretty pictures of food I would never make because I don’t have the urge to cook a standing rib roast with confit potatoes nor do I have a reclaimed barn-wood table to serve it…

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Supremely snack-able cinnamon granola clusters with a combination of irresistible clusters and crunchy bits for sprinkling. Easy to make - hard to share.

Cinnamon Granola Clusters

Supremely snack-able cinnamon granola clusters with a combination of irresistible clusters and crunchy bits for sprinkling. Easy to make – hard to share. The sun did not shine, it was too wet to play… Actually it was raining sideways and Mr. Second Helpings had to go out and prop up part of our aging back fence with a spare 2×4….

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