Creamy Avocado Cilantro Dressing

I almost NEVER buy salad dressings; if you keep a well-stocked pantry like mine, you can whip up any number of dressings that don’t include the list of unknown ingredients and additives that most commercial salad dressings contain.  And … you don’t have more half-empty bottles taking up valuable real estate in your fridge.  Finally, it’s a fraction … More Creamy Avocado Cilantro Dressing

Sourdough Bread

Admittedly a squirrel, my panty is full to capacity of staples and condiments waiting to be utilized, be it for unexpected guests, my cooking club or in case of supply-chain interruption, earthquake, economic collapse or zombie apocalypse.  It makes good sense, regardless where you live to have a stockpile of simple ingredients on hand to … More Sourdough Bread

Thai Basil Pesto

It’s appropriate that my current header is my hydroponically-grown, Thai basil.  The plant just exploded in our hydroponic garden and suddenly I had a basil plant that was about three feet in diameter!  I tried using some in a regular Italian basil pesto and it just wasn’t right, and two weeks late the basil plant … More Thai Basil Pesto