Tag Archives: Grains

Instant Breadsticks

Here is an example of instant breadsticks. They are crispy and delicious. Just prepare what you will eat at that meal, because like regular breadsticks, they will get too hard after about an hour out of the toaster oven. On … Continue reading

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Put it together, and what’ve you got? (sing along)

This is a plate made completely of leftovers. The mystery meat is meatloaf – I make it thin and bake it in the toaster oven for about twenty to thirty minutes instead of an hour in the big oven. The … Continue reading

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Israeli Cous Cous – Trader Joe’s Version

This is for all the Israeli cous cous fans (waving to Dale!). We made our annual pilgrimage to Trader Joe’s last week and scarfed up three one-pound bags of their pseudo Israeli cous cous. They call it Harvest Grains Medley. … Continue reading

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Israeli Cous Cous

Israeli cous cous is delightful stuff. It seems to be a cross between pasta and rice, but it really is just pasta, all dolled up. I don’t know what the little brown flecks are, but I suspect that it is … Continue reading

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Chunky

I can’t get my head around “Smoothies”, but yesterday I made a “Chunky”. It was unintentional, actually. I got too much yogurt and orange juice in my cooked five-grain cereal with fruit, so I just put it into a glass. … Continue reading

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Poached Eggs and Polenta

Almost every morning we have a giant bowl of five-grain cooked cereal, loaded with cranberries and dates while being cooked. At serving time, we pile on whatever fruit is in season, unsweetened coconut flakes, and homemade granola. But some mornings, … Continue reading

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Barley “Rice Pudding” – in the extreme

This deliciousness went beyond wonderful – totally scrumptious! For the “nearly naked” version from yesterday, see: For this company-appropriate dessert, I left off the maple syrup and nutmeg, and added a light homemade orange marmalade, garam masala, and . . … Continue reading

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