Archives for the ‘Grains’ Category

Gluten-Free Grains In The Rice Cooker

Until now I have been wary of using a rice cooker, because of the toxic chemicals in the non-stick coating. However, last week I bought a new rice cooker with a stainless steel bowl and it is changing my cooking world.  Not only does it cook perfect brown rice, but I’ve discovered it can cook all kinds […]

Traditional Homemade Granola, With Gluten-Free Oats

  Lately I’ve gone back to eating oats.  Gluten-free oats, that is.  I’ve written about oats before but it’s worth revisiting — oats themselves do not contain gluten, but they are often cross-contaminated with wheat.  So unless they are certified gluten-free there is a chance they may contain wheat, and therefore gluten.  There are a couple of […]

Fresh Black-Eyed Peas with Buckwheat & Collard Greens

  We are finally all settled in our new apartment – the plumbing issues are all resolved and the kitchen is up and running.  So this week I am happy to be back at the farmers’ markets and behind the stove.  My latest discovery at the farmers’ market was fresh black-eyed peas.  I’d never seen […]

Quinoa Flakes

  Dear readers, it is good to be back with you again.  I am adjusting to the new quarters and and enjoying the extra space.   However, I do not want to go through the process of moving again for a long time.  The issues we have had are numerous, and I have been quite stressed out over the […]