Wild yeast baking experiment

Posted by on May 28, 2014 at 1:10 pm

Sam’s teacher invited parents in to talk about things they are really passionate about. I offered to talk about baking with wild yeast sourdough starter, so last week I brought in my starter and showed the kids how to get dough going, let it rise, proof overnight, and then bake (and eat!) the bread. We […]

Mystery muffin/trail bar

Posted by on July 11, 2008 at 11:47 am

Sam and I cooked something up today – I’m jotting down ingredients while I remember. We’ve only tasted the mix pre-bake, so final review is pending. Very tasty mix, though! Heat together: Karo syrup honey butter (Brummel and Brown yogurt kind) brown sugar Mix together: Kashi Cocoa Beach granola Any other granola with berries and […]

Trail snacks

Posted by on March 7, 2008 at 7:52 pm

Cut out the green stems from strawberries and fill the resultant hole with chocolate. Freeze overnight. Enjoy on the trail! Slice a banana lengthwise, spread on Nutella, insert popsicle stick, freeze overnight. Enjoy!

After-hike smoothie!

Posted by on May 9, 2007 at 6:18 pm

Nothing is better than taking off your hiking boots and putting on slippers… Ok, perhaps a cold, filling smoothie would be great! Here’s one we made today with stuff you probably already have at home: 1 cup milk 1 banana (apple bananas are fine! we used two of these) 1/4 cup peanut butter (we like […]