Author: rdaumit

NUT MILK – ALMOND and CASHEW

DAIRY-FREE MILKS  You don’t have to be dairy-free to LOVE the taste, and many uses for Nut Milks, as well as Seed Milks. Making this type of milk at home couldn’t be easier. Almond Milk has been around since ancient times. The Moorish cuisine has been enjoying HORCHATA (almond milk […]

BREAD

BREAD  The quickest way to a man, woman, or child’s heart! The most basic food that we can prepare, and yet the most decadent when it has been prepared by YOU! I can think of nothing I cook in the kitchen that is easier than bread. You don’t believe me? I […]

PORK PIES

  Experimenting with everyday food, is something I find the greatest pleasure in doing. Butternut squash, pork, a buttery pastry to seal in some rather exotic flavors of heat and sweet, and a few surprises… such as the addition of chestnuts and sage. This is a hearty dish with exotic flavors, […]

RHUBARB and STRAWBERRY ICE CREAM

  Rhubarb and Strawberry Ice Cream  Although in ancient times Rhubarb passed through the ports of Aleppo and Smyrna for the usage of medicine by the Greeks and Turks, it was the Brits that discovered this non-fruit Herb to have just the right tartness to enhance the baking of sweets. […]

CHERRY PIE

Nothing welcomes in the month of June quite like CHERRY PIE! Making all the components of a fruit pie is not as difficult as you might think, and so we will look at making this pie in two parts:      The Crust   The Filling Yields 1 large or 4 […]

FRENCH LENTIL SALAD & TAHINI DRESSING

Would you consider lentils to be a perfectly delicious substitute for meat? You might after trying them prepared this way! In a  salad, lentils give a flavorful, hearty, and satisfying addition to an “all-vegetable” salad.   Cooking lentils with a few strips of meat in the broth is the secret to […]

ECLAIRS WITH PASSION FRUIT CREAM

What do you do when you are in need of a fabulous dessert, and store bought cakes, cookies, or ice cream just isn’t going to cut it? Well, I will tell you what… If you keep flour, eggs, sugar, butter, and Me in your kitchen, We Got This!  Eclair, Choux pastry, […]

MOCHA LATTE POPSICLES

  Every afternoon throughout the lazy days of summer, I find myself looking for a little Caffeine Kiss to finish out my workday. And so, I created a little something to “Kiss the Spot”!  A perfectly brewed cup of coffee, nutrient rich raw cacao, something to sweeten the pot, and […]

HUMMUS

 In our home, it isn’t cocktail time until a plate of Hummus is on the table! Served with flat bread, chips, or a raw vegetable medley, it is a healthy, wholesome, and delicious way to prepare for that first sip.  While most grocery stores now sell some version of hummus, […]

BANANA MUFFINS

Who would have thought that banana muffins could become a fast, easy way to slip in a little nourishing ingredients for the family. With barley, olive oil, cardamom, and yogurt, this recipe does! The flavor is slightly tangy, yet sweet, but the addition of barley flour, mixed with wheat flour, gives […]