Monthly Archives: February 2012

Eye Candy Crackers

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4 layer Reverse Cracker Crumb Pie Crust

This is an old idea – put the crust on top.  Just about any kind of Alice cracker can be used.  You can fill a pie plate with 2 to 3 cups of filling (deep dish), but I prefer to … Continue reading

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Fruity Crackers

Photo: non-fat cream cheese, banana, persimmon, pomegranate seeds, blueberries Cream cheese or a dot of honey or maple syrup are a way of getting fruit to “stick” to stick and make them sweet with minimal sugar.  Serve them on a … Continue reading

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Cracker Fruit Crisps

The crisp cracker mix topping doesn’t go on until after the fruit is baked. This is a good way to use up crackers and cracker crumbs.   You can use just about any kind of fresh or frozen fruit, my favorites … Continue reading

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Corn Flour

I grind dent / field corn in the Nutrimill — it’s why I bought the mill, but it’s a pain in the butt because you have to stand there and push the corn into the holes above the grinder to … Continue reading

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Bean Flour

Add fiber and protein to whatever you’re cooking. Bean flour added to soups and stews cooks in 3 minutes, and thickens sauces quickly.  Bean flour is great for backpacking and camping trips. Make sure your grain mill allows you to … Continue reading

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Artichoke Dip, universal, main ingredients from many recipes

This is a Universal Artichoke Dip recipe where I’ve culled ingredients used from dozens of recipes so you can make up your own recipe with what you’ve got in your pantry and refrigerator. I’ve listed ingredients by how frequently you … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Mix for everything: crackers, baked goods, soups, stews, side & main dishes

Sample Whole Grain Mix Recipe: 2 cups millet 2 cups buckwheat 2 cups Israeli or whole wheat couscous 1 cup amaranth 1 cup red quinoa 1 cup black quinoa 1 cup regular quinoa (tan color, or 3 cups if you … Continue reading

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Where to Buy Whole Grains, Beans, Legumes, Nuts, Seeds, and Flour

I’m mainly listing stores in the San Francisco Bay Area – if you want me to list stores in your town, comment here and if I get a lot of feedback I’ll create a section by state of towns, stores, … Continue reading

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Super Seed Mix (SSM) for crackers, chips, bread, cookies and other baked goods

Super Seed Mix – use instead of oil or butter On average, seeds have more protein, folate, calcium, iron, vitamin B6, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, riboflavin, zinc, and copper per unit weight than wheat.  In addition, Sunflower seeds have vitamin E … Continue reading

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