Curry Stand Chicken Tikka Masala is very tasty. Here is the original recipe. I have tried many different variations and I love this one the best. Mine is a healthier, vegetarian version of the original recipe, knocking out the butter, cream and chicken. I don't taste a huge flavor difference in the healthier version. The … Continue reading Easy Tikka Masala
My husband has a grumble with CRUMBLE, the "homemade cookie" takeout. Every time we drive by their store he says, "I don't get it! They aren't even that good!" In my last post I talked about the triple play I achieved in finally finding healthy artisan bread I can make huge batches of, at home. … Continue reading Eat Anything You Want…
I wrote here about my quest to make a healthy, protein packed loaf of artisan bread. I thought I would report after a year of experimenting and eating... If you recall, I was looking for the right pan, the right flour, and the right recipe. I researched and didn't want an enameled pan made in … Continue reading Is it Sick to Love A Loaf?
The coronavirus has changed travel plans, big events and now we are being asked to just stay home. What are you doing to fill your time? I am baking. I know, I know. Did your mind immediately go to the above result? Ok-- Read on--bread doesn't have to pack on the pounds! My quest started … Continue reading Baking Through The Worry
I came upon this Ted Talk as a recommend. This is Jamie Oliver, a British chef and "restaurateur". He is passionate about educating children about food. He feels very strongly as you can see in the video. If you go to 11:14 you can see him in a class of 1st graders, maybe, and they … Continue reading “Teach Every Child About Food”
I know, I know. With all of the holiday gluttony upon us, why the push for peas? Because it's a secret weapon. A way to fill up on goodness in the midst of humongous calories and trans fats. It's a quiet, unflashy addition to any holiday meal and a tactile experience for any toddler you … Continue reading Pass the Peas, Please
Shirley's Bakery in Provo, Utah has a well deserved reputation in our town. They make scrumptious white and wheat rolls so the carb kings and the healthy among us are happy and they have cinnamon rolls to die for. If I could remember to call them weeks in advance to place my order, I was … Continue reading Easy, Breezy, Yummy Rolls
February 2017: Two Swedish teenagers come over to Utah for a week. My daughter is serving in their Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints "branch" or small congregation. She said, "Please have them for dinner!" We are enjoying dinner and peppering them with questions. Cameron, my son, asked them, "What do you think are … Continue reading “The Plague of Prosperity”
I was at the Provo July 4th parade a month ago, sitting in the cool morning air waiting for the parade to start. My nephew, Davey, arrived with 4 of his little boys, and was carrying water bottles and chairs and trying to keep track of everybody. His wife Tracy had just had their 5th … Continue reading What’s Your Go-To?
(Capuchin Crypts, Rome, Italy) We are in Rome, Italy. My husband and I flew last Monday, March 19th to arrive on Tuesday March 20th. We have been planning this trip since last fall, as a surprise Christmas present for our children. Craig and I , are here from March 20 to April 20th, partly because … Continue reading Tutto Magnifico! (It Is All Magnificient!)