Golden Milk

You can’t go anywhere online without running across someone talking about the benefits of Golden Latte, especially to help one sleep. Here’s the recipe that I like: 12 almonds, soaked in water overnight 1/2c water 1/2c milk 1t turmeric 1/2t freshly ground cardamom 1/4t freshly ground nutmeg 1/4t cinnamon a few grinds of black pepper … Read more

No-Knead Bread – Lessons & Variations

Back at the beginning of the pandemic, I experimented a bit with making a no-knead bread. That prompted me to make this post: Easiest Focaccia Ever. I had previously also made a post sharing my grandmother’s bread recipe. But of course that’s an enriched dough (it has eggs, milk and butter) so it’s completely different … Read more

Red Fife Whole Wheat Bread

I just made the best – and healthiest – loaf of 100% whole wheat bread I’ve ever tasted. The key is pesticide- and fertilizer-free heirloom wheat grown and freshly stone-ground right here in Illinois. It should be noted that this is what’s known as enriched dough – meaning that it contains fat from milk, butter … Read more

Korean Vegetable Pancakes

I saw these on a TikTok but without any quantities. A little Google search later, I’ve got an awesome recipe. This amount makes 3 pancakes the size of my large stainless steel saute pan – which is enough for 4-6 servings, depending on what else you’re eating it with. Dry Ingredients: 1-1/2c flour 2t baking … Read more


During my Indian week at the start of the pandemic, I found a pretty simple recipe for naan that turned out great the first time I made it. But the couple times I’ve made it since, it has tasted more like a pretzel. I possibly didn’t take as much care with the instructions as I … Read more

Potato Donuts

This recipe comes from one of my favorite TikTokers, B Dylan Hollis. I made them with my friend Birdie one rainy afternoon using her electric deep fryer. They make a rather heavy, but melt-in-your-mouth donut that’s not quite a cake donut and not quite a raised donut. The cashiers at Trader Joe’s loved them!! Varieties: … Read more


I have always absolutely loved popovers. Anything bready and eggy is always my jam, and that’s pretty much all that popovers are, bread and egg. Unfortunately, mine didn’t pop at all. Possible causes: I used gluten-free flour — so maybe next time add a smidge of baking powder? Another possibility is that the gluten-free flour … Read more