Date Bread

This was a delightful departure from typical quick breads. Moist, dense, and delicious toasted with a bit of Earth balance. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dates 1 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 cup boiling water 3 tbsp Earth Balance 1 cup brown sugar 2 cups flour 2 egg well beaten 1/2-3/4 cup chopped walnuts Yield:…

Lincoln Crisps

I was very intrigued when I first saw this recipe – it calls for nuts, cornflakes and shredded coconut? And no flour? Well – they turned out a lot like a coconut macaroon and are likewise gluten free (provided you purchase gluten free corn flakes). Ingredients 3 egg whites, beaten stiffly 1 cup fine sugar…

Corn and Tomato Casserole

This is an easy side dish recipe that our family enjoyed over rice. Ingredients 1 1/2 cups corn niblets (canned or frozen) 1 1/2 cups canned diced tomatoes (lightly drained) 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp granulated sugar 3 tbsp Earth balance, melted F.g. pepper 2 tbsp finely chopped onion Yield: serves 4-6 Preheat oven to…

Berry Cobbler

This is a delightful way to use up berries from your garden. I strongly recommend using fresh berries as frozen berries will alter the cooking time for the biscuit topping and may end up crispy on top and undercooked on the bottom. Ingredients 4 cups fresh berries 2 eggs well beaten 2/3 cup granulated sugar…

Coconut Macaroons

A few years after my grandmother’s death, my grandfather gave me an old box of recipes that had belonged to her. They were almost entirely recipes from “Gurney” but there were some annotations from Grandma and sometimes her own recipes or adaptations written on the backs of the cards. I kept that old box all…