Hot Cross Bran Buns

Hot Cross Bran Buns

These bran buns make a special breakfast or snack on Easter Sunday.

Fluffy Buckwheat Griddlecakes

Fluffy Buckwheat Griddlecakes

To cook these fluffy griddlecakes, you need medium low heat on your griddle, or 300 degrees F. Slow heat gives them plenty of time to rise fully.

Curried Corn

Curried Corn

I made this simple recipe using basic nutritious ingredients. It only takes about 10 minutes to make on my stove top!

Celery Squares with Celery Cream Sauce

Celery Squares with Celery Cream Sauce

This entree is best with a side of baked potatoes or parsley potatoes.

Etruscan Chickpeas

Etruscan Chickpeas

Etruscans from northern and central Italy regularly ate beans, chickpeas and broad beans. Here is a recipe which is evocative of their tradition of rustic, hearty food.

Griddle Pita Bread

Griddle Pita Bread

My daughter is a terrific cook, and she sent this recipe for our enjoyment. If you make small 1-oz pitas as she does (only 60 calories each), they may not have pockets, but will still be fluffy and delicious!

Easiest Homemade Laundry Detergent

Easiest Homemade Laundry Detergent

You can now find Zote Laundry Flakes in Walmart or at Amazon.com and other retailers. If you cannot find soap flakes, substitute one bar of Zote, Fels Naptha, Lirio or other laundry bar soap and shred it on a box grater. Clothes come out smelling fresh and clean with this recipe and will be less likely to cause skin irritation!