Recipe: Quick and Easy Zuchinni Soup

Mar 25, 2011

These Spring days in Seattle inspire me to eat soup. We have small doses of sunshine, then evenings of rain and a chilly wind. The problem is that I don’t like buying canned soup or pre-made soup. Why? Well, I have my Grandmother to thank. I spent a lot of time with her after she […]

Classic Cookie Cutter Crackers

Feb 9, 2011

My kids and I love crackers.  They are super easy to make, and a fun way to use cookie cutters.  We’ve modified a recipe from my mom many times – from using butter to Ghee to Olive Oil. You can use regular refined flour for a classic, buttery taste.  Or you can use a whole […]

Recipe: Ghee – clarified butter

Feb 6, 2011

Why Ghee:  Since our little girl can’t handle most animal protein, we’ve been transforming much of our cooking and baking to vegan. We usually use Olive Oil, or just steam and boil foods.  Baking has proved another area for learning – we use applesauce in place of oil or butter. But, there are certain things […]