Category Archives for Bread & Grain Recipes

Kidney Beans And Rice

This rice bowl is such a great versatile recipe. You can cook it in big batches and between the rice, the sausage and the kidney beans it really fills you up. If you’re cooking this for young kids, you may want to omit the hot sauce and cayenne pepper while you’re cooking. Adults can add […]

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Tuna Rice And Veggie Casserole

Unlike most traditional tuna casseroles, this one has rice instead of noodles which I’m liking better these days. The frozen (or leftover) veggies along with the cooked rice stretch one little can of tuna into a nice dinner for 4. It’s a great frugal meal that can easily be modified to make due with what’s […]

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Bacon And Egg Fried Rice

I make fried rice at least once a week for dinner. It’s a quick easy meal and a great way to use up leftover cooked rice. If you feeding more people than you expected, it’s easy to stretch this meal by adding another cup or two of rice, an extra egg and whatever leftover veggies […]

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Homemade Cranberry Bread

Do you have some fresh cranberries left from Thanksgiving? Or maybe you were able to grab a bag at the store on sale this week. Why not use them to make this delicious cranberry bread. of course you could also use some frozen and thawed berries or even some dried cranberries that have been plumped […]

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Dairy Free Overnight Oatmeal

After I shared my overnight oatmeal recipe the other day, a close friend of mine asked if I knew how to make this dish dairy-free. Her daughter is lactose intolerant, so using milk and yogurt were out. Since the yogurt helps with the consistency of the finished oatmeal, I had to get a little creative. […]

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Blueberry Cornbread Recipe

I have plenty of blueberries in the freezer from this summer’s harvest. We love using them in smoothies, adding them to plain yogurt and the likes. My favorite new way to use them up though is in sweet corn bread. This is different from your regular stuff that you eat with pinto beans. It has […]

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Grilled Corn Recipe

Our local farmers market has some wonderful fresh corn this time of the year. Here’s my favorite way to fix it. The main reason I love it is because I have to do hardly any of the work. I soak the corn, wrap it in foil and hand it over to my husband. He’s in […]

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Simple Overnight Oatmeal

We’re getting back into a school routine and I’m looking for simple breakfast dishes I can prepare ahead of time. Overnight oatmeal is perfect for doing just that. I put it together after doing the dinner dishes and stick it in the fridge. I use a covered bowl, but mason jars and other containers work […]

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Easy Homemade Banana Bread

You know I love making banana muffins, but lately I’ve found it easier to make this banana bread. It comes out great and makes for a wonderful breakfast treat. This is one of 35 recipes in my latest Kindle cookbook 35 Homemade Bread Recipes. I think you’ll enjoy the simple recipes in this book. They […]

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Irish Sweet Milk Bread

Sweet milk is whole milk that has not been processed. Many grocery stores sell sweet milk in their dairy sections. If you can’t find sweet milk at your local grocery store buttermilk will work just as well. If the crust on your bread seems to hard, wrap it in a damp kitchen towel until it […]

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Amish Friendship Bread

Loaf of fresh baked friendship bread

We’ve been sharing recipes for bread using ‘starters’ often called ‘friendship starters.’ It started with a request from Nicole for information about bread starters that she remembered her mom talking about. We have had many readers share what they know about friendship starters along with recipes to use them. I am moving a few recipes […]

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