Berry-Pineapple Salad & Poppyseed Dressing

strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, gorgonzola, with ginger poppyseed dressing for cooking for a crowd

Mixed berries, pineapple and gorgonzola come together for a great summer salad with a ginger-poppyseed dressing. Many years ago, a far-flung group of us came together every year for a ski vacation. We rotated it a bit between Deer Valley (Utah), Aspen, and other places in Colorado. One by one, we stopped skiing for any number of reasons, and after not seeing each other for several years, we cranked the group ...

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Whole-Wheat Pita Bread

Whole Wheat Pita Bread 900 X 600

Easy, healthy whole wheat pita bread incorporating flax seed. You might not guess it from this sedate photo, but these are the drama queens of bread, puffing up dramatically in just a few short minutes in a hot oven from the expansion of carbon dioxide and steam. When they cool off, they slowly deflate to a slightly puffy bread, and when sliced in half reveal cool little pockets perfect for ...

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Homemade Flour Tortillas!

Homemade Tortillas (Flour) : the Wimpy Vegetarian

An easy flatbread to make in your kitchen, and a great way for kids to have fun in the kitchen.   This was a guest post over with Deena at the Stay At Home Foodie with a post about making your own tortillas. Deena did a wonderful series on recipes to get kids cooking in the kitchen this summer, and posted a bunch of great ones you should all check out whether you have kids or not.   If I'm ...

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