Eat your muesli! If you've never tried this granola-like breakfast treat, this is a great recipe. Lots of bran and oats and raisins and nuts, with just enough brown sugar to add a bit of sweetness. Serve as is with soy milk, or plop the bowl in the microwave and eat it warm.
A whole chicken is simmered for hours with vegetables, bouillon cubes and celery seed, then the stock is strained and it and the cooked chicken are combined with vegetables and rice for a soup like mom used to make.
Crisp rye breads are traditional throughout Scandinavia because rye has a short growing season suitable to far north, and flat breads or crackers store well during long winters. Enjoy this adaptation topped with slices of Norwegian Jarlsberg cheese or Finnish Lappi cheese.
Crunchy, crumbly bacon, sunflower seeds and beautiful golden raisins, speckle this very green salad and add lots and lots of flavor. The dressing is mayonnaise based, with sugar and red wine vinegar stirred in.
A spicy chicken and pesto pasta dish that's easy to adjust to any heat level. I created it after eating a similar dish at a Santa Monica restaurant, and it's one of my favorites. Serve with additional grated Parmesan, if desired. As an option, it's delicious with creamy goat cheese stirred in at the end.
Lots of good stuff go into this terrific sauce: brown sugar, ketchup, liquid smoke, Worcestershire, hot pepper sauce, a few other yummy ingredients and almost one cup of whiskey. The ribs won't know what hit them.