Tag: cooking

Bacon and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast

On the farm, we tend to make due with whatever we have.  Things are often held up with bailing twine, and that includes a baggy pair of jeans.  When I started doing farm chores, one thing that we were making due with was… Read More

Smoky Mashed Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a starchy vegetable that is low in carbs so it’s a perfect substitution for the higher carb vegetables such as potatoes, peas, and corn.

Paneer Fried Rice

I’m thankful that I met an incredible cook who opened my eyes to the secret to making truly delicious fried rice.

Quark Substitutions

One of the most common questions I get is what to do with Quark.  Most recipes using Quark are in German and when German cookbooks are translated into English, the publishers tend to substitute other products for Quark.  Any traditional recipes come… Read More

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sage Butter and Parmesan

I had three goals in mind for this blog post.   Goal #1: Linda at Sound Harvest gave me a wonderful gluten free Sweet Potato Gnocchi recipe.  I know many people, and you probably do to, who for one reason or another… Read More

Orzo Shrimp Salad

Shrimp Orzo Salad

Appel begins with the letter A.  This fact is really important at church potlucks because: “If your last name begins with A-M, please bring a salad.  If your last name begins with N-Z, please bring a dessert.”  I’m kinda sad that I… Read More

Pumpkin Chili

Pumpkin Chili

Chili is one of my favorite recipes for the slow cooker, the longer it simmers, the better it gets. Grate some Cumin Gouda over the chili and it’s a total winner!

Yogurt Gravy

One thing that is tricky when cooking with yogurt is sauces. Yogurt adds a rich, luscious tang but can be frustrating if not added properly.