Well, it’s been a busy one! I’m just getting back from two days in Seattle. I love traveling for work, but this one was pretty busy! I literally sprinted through the streets of downtown Seattle until I found a cab that could take me to the train station. I made it with about five minutes […]
So… muesli. There’s a Simpsons clip that perfectly illustrates its reputation. But APPARENTLY someone has been minding their copyright infringements and I can’t find a photo or video to share with you. If you have it handy, it’s S12, Ep 18, “Trilogy of Error.” Homer, Bart and Lisa’s day beings poorly when Marge has decided […]
Here’s my latest spin on our classic granola formula: Every granola recipe has a liquid sugar involved. Sometimes we use honey. Sometimes maple syrup. My favorite in this case is molasses, because I’ve always loved how it tasted kind of, well, chocolate-y on the freshly baked oats.
Not so very long ago, I made my first successful recipe for homemade granola bars. Not only was I very pleased that I didn’t burn them this time, but they were also nice because they were so much fresher than the ones we buy every week in boxes. They are crunchy instead of that weird […]
So, the last time I tried to make granola bars at home, I left the kitchen to go out in the garden, got distracted, and even though I cooked them for the time quoted in the recipe, it was too long for this particular batch, and I ended up with some burned granola. And some […]
This weekend, as we retired to our cozy attic bedroom and watched back episodes of Good Eats, I mentioned to Dave that I was craving one of my favorite foods that he makes. And the next morning, I woke up to the smell of this: I think I’ll keep him!
You haven’t had granola until you’ve had homemade. The texture is totally different than something that’s been on a store shelf for who-knows-how-long, and it’s easy and cheap enough to make a large batch every weekend and keep some on hand after the weekend for a healthy breakfast or easy snack. It’s also a great […]