First place winner, Margaret Boone, with her winning Irish Soda Bread.

Beat the Heat

by Cassidy Stockton

This post is sort of hard to write from Oregon, as we’ve hardly had any heat to speak of so far this June. However, I anticipate that it IS indeed coming and it may be rather warm where you are, so I’m powering through. When it gets hot, the last

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Gluten Strips

Meatless Mondays: BBQ Gluten Strips

by Chelsea Lincoln

This is one of my all-time favorite recipes.  It is a personal one that peaked interest of my Bob’s Red Mill peeps when I brought it to a potluck to share.  I make my own BBQ sauce, so you can either make your own, or use your favorite from a

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Honey Oatmeal Bread

Recipes for Roses

by Cassidy Stockton

We are in the heart of our annual Rose Festival here in Portland. This is one of the best events Portland delivers each year. There are carnivals, parades, races and concerts over a three week period in honor of our city’s favorite flowers- the rose! Portland is often referred to

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Meatless Mondays: Basic Seitan

by Cassidy Stockton

Seitan, not to be confused with the guy in red, is a meat alternative made using wheat protein (aka gluten). Pronounced “SAY-tan” (as opposed to “SAY-tun”), this easy-to-make “wheat meat” is perfect for using in stir-fries, sandwiches, soups and almost anywhere you might normally use meat. We like to put

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Whole Wheat Graham Crackers

by Meagan Nuchols

Just today I was asked if Whole Wheat Graham flour could be substituted for Whole Wheat flour in a cookie or muffin. My reply was, “Yes!” There is much confusion about graham flour. Sometimes it can be confused with “gram” flour, which is garbanzo bean flour. I’ve noticed that even

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Lemon Pound Cake

by Cassidy Stockton

Over Memorial Day Weekend there was a request made for strawberry shortcake. We had strawberries and whip cream, but no shortcake or cake to be had. Being the lazy gal that I am sometimes, I didn’t want to make an extra trip to the store for some faux cake-thingy to

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