Anadama Bread

There are several bread-centric blog events and groups that I try to keep up with: Bread Baking Day (monthly), which I even hosted once Bread Baking Babes (monthly) Bake Your Own Bread (biweekly) Yeastspotting (weekly) The newest addition to my list is the Bread Baker’s Apprentice Challenge (weekly), where participants bake through Peter Reinhart’s unofficial Read More…

Morel Mushroom Pilaf

I was reluctant to try this recipe because morel mushrooms aren’t exactly a dime a dozen. Foraging is not an option because I don’t know any mycologists and there’s always that tiny chance of Death by Shotgun if I unknowingly wander into an ex-convict’s backyard. A Julie Sahni recipe has never steered me wrong, though, Read More…

Thai Wild Mushroom Salad

Salads can help us slim our waist lines. Make your salad rich in greens and lean on protein, but skip the croutons, and your salad will be healthy and low in calories. Salads are a necessary part of a healthy diet, which is why Nutrisystem—the commercial diet food delivery program—recommends you eat plenty of greens Read More…