Caregiving from my kitchen

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How Not to Work with Historic Recipes… Buckwheat Pancakes

How Not to Work with Historic Recipes… Buckwheat Pancakes

The pancakes are really good… so if I were just doing this for myself, I’d be happy. But to share with you people? Um… OK, let’s start here. I have quite a few vintage-to-antique cookbooks dating as far back as the late 19th Century. I […]

The Staff of Life – Wheat (in Tabbouli)

The Staff of Life – Wheat (in Tabbouli)

Wheat has been a staple food in Asia, Northern Africa and Europe for millennia. Even people in largely rice eating cultures eat wheat – breads in India, and noodles and dumplings in China, for example. Then European settlers brought wheat to the Americas and Australia, […]

Ancient Grains – Millet and Quinoa

Ancient Grains – Millet and Quinoa

As whole grains go, millet and quinoa are fast food. They cook in 15-20 minutes – much faster than brown rice, and actually faster than white rice! I can walk into the kitchen, put on a pot of millet, and have it ready by the […]