I love no-knead bread and quick easy bread, but when I have time on a weekend, I really enjoy making good old fashioned bread. The kind that requires kneading, takes up lots of time, and causes a mess. But that’s what weekends are for, right? It had been awhile since I had baked bread, so last weekend I decided to make Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread. I have made this recipe before, so I knew it would be a winner, and that TheBetterHalf would like it, even though it has whole wheat in there (he is a white bread kind of guy). Continue reading
I am a huge fan of pancakes. Growing up, my dad made us pancakes almost every weekend. I loved helping him make the pancakes – I used to sneak bites of the batter plain, which in retrospect is disgusting. Cookie dough – yes; pancake batter – no. TheBetterHalf is amazed that I didn’t get salmonella poisoning as a child due to my love for uncooked doughs and batters. I tell him it is because I have a strong immune system, but really it is because my mom buys pasteurized eggs.
I came up with this recipe in an attempt to make pancakes a little bit healthier, using Greek yogurt and whole wheat flour. I can’t say these are as good as buttermilk pancakes, but they are pretty tasty! Super light and fluffy . They are very wheaty tasting – you could use half all-purpose flour if you want less of a strong wheat flavor. If you prefer your pancakes a bit thinner, just add some more milk! Continue reading