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Tips for Pastry Baking with Fresh Whole Grain Flours

A few weeks ago, I posted a link to a cake recipe on our Localgrain Facebook page, and one of the comments asked why I’d posted it, since surely it would have to be made with white flour.  It was a really good reminder for me that the 70s stigma of whole-grain brick bread and […]

Cooking Local Whole Grains & Beans

Hello everyone.  With the local grain harvests pouring in, and many new members joining us (yes, there are still shares available), it feels like a wonderful time to share more info about local grains & beans.  Here’s the handout I put together for my NOFA class on Cooking with Local Whole Grains & Beans.  We […]

Asaparagus Emmer Gratin

I wanted a dish to use some of our local asparagus bounty and also highlight one of our favorite grains from last year’s grain share – emmer (also known as farro). Before a few years ago, I had never tasted emmer, and it’s turned out to be a hit with many of our members – […]

Whole Grain Cooking

Thought I’d share a few of the whole grain dishes we’ve been eating lately.  It’s always so fun to get the new grain & bean share, and to make old favorites as well as some new ones.  We recently started carrying Ancient Grains for Modern Meals at the bakery, and we made the super-delicious Lamb […]

Whole Grain Weekends – Oat Chili Burgers

Welcome back to Whole Grain Weekends, a space to share and explore cooking with whole grains!  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month. I’ve been thinking a lot about this space and how to make it more inclusive and fun, and here’s my idea.  Most […]

Whole Grain Weekends – Cassoulet

Welcome back to Whole Grain Weekends, a space to share and explore cooking with whole grains!  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month.  I’m going to post a recipe and photos, and at the end you can add a link to your recipes, too!  The […]

Whole Grain Weekends – Ollopses

Welcome back to Whole Grain Weekends, a space to share and explore cooking with whole grains!  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month.  I’m going to post a recipe and photos, and at the end you can add a link to your recipes, too!  The […]

Whole Grain Weekends – Homemade Tortillas

Hello everyone, and happy weekend!  Welcome back to Whole Grain Weekends, a space to share and explore cooking with whole grains!  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month.  I’m going to post a recipe and photos, and have a space below where I will link […]

Whole Grain Weekends – Chicken Spelt Soup

Welcome back to Whole Grain Weekends, a space to share and explore cooking with whole grains!  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month.  I’m going to post a recipe and photos, and have a space below where I will link to all of your recipes, […]

Whole Grain Weekends – Join Me!

Hello everyone!  I’m really excited to start a new tradition here, and I hope you may be inspired to join us.  Whole Grain Weekends will be happening in this space the first and third weekends of the month.  I’m going to post a recipe and photos, and have a space below where I will link […]