Tag Archives: Breakfast

Latkes – Potato Pancakes

Potatoes are a foundation of my childhood, of my life, yet I see those sturdy, unassuming potatoes shoved and molded into some outrageous concoctions. On the other hand, if I don’t have them steamed or baked or boiled… I like latkes, otherwise known as potato pancakes. Again, relatively simple and easy to make. You will […]

Easy Flatbread

Sometimes you want something that is bread-ish without being bread. And hassle-free. And easy. This is it… A basic chapati is flour and water in a soft dough, rolled thin and cooked on a frypan, griddle, or other flat, hot surface. Everything after that is ornament and taste, and other names according to additions, cooking […]

Easy Baking Powder Biscuits

I love these biscuits because they come together so quickly and eating follows shortly thereafter; they are great on their own with butter or jam or cheese or… Well, you choose! Of course, these are excellent with soups and stews, too. As biscuits, these can be rolled and cut out, or made a bit wetter […]

Easy Traditional Soda Bread

Bread is best when fresh, and making your own means you get to choose the very best of ingredients. Quick breads (that is, non-yeast breads) are best eaten the same day, though I have been content with this version the next day. I love this with soups and stews and oven-hot snacking. The basic recipe […]

An introduction

This site is born of my practical farming relatives, my stash of interesting cookbooks, my inability to follow a written recipe more than once, and an increasing awareness of the changing nature of the future of home-cooking. If the only thing you can make is reservations, this may be for you… The purpose here is […]