Showing posts from July, 2005

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

The Recipe: High-protein, low-carb pancakes made from scratch with cottage cheese, whole wheat flour and no added sugar and no added oil. You won't "taste" the protein or "notice" the whole wheat or "miss" the sugar and oil – these taste pancakes are amazing, they just like your favorite pancakes! The Conversation: How a small-town cafe turned my mom, a fabulous home cook, onto Hungry Jack, the pancake mix. But don't worry, it's just a funny story. The recipe I'm sharing is for homemade pancakes. COMPLIMENTS! "... they were fabulous ..." ~ T. Every little town in America has one, a short-order café where locals, truckers and the occasional in-the-know traveler converge for breakfast at 6 a.m., coffee mid-morning with a cookie, a fast lunch at noon, afternoon coffee with a piece-a-pie. Three bucks will cover breakfast, not just coffee for heaven’s sake, and five will get you lunch. The plain-fare food is usual

Baked Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Berry Sauce

I know, I know, the best ribs are cooked "low and slow" – no argument. But what if you don't have a smoker? Or what if you don't have all day to tend a fire? Or what if it's just too blazing hot to stand over a grill? Or what if, what if, you just have a hankering for ribs that won't quit? And what if I were to tell you that even bona-fide rib connoisseurs think my oven-baked ribs are surprisingly good? Not as good or as tender as slow-smoked, mind you, but pretty da** good and tender, if I say so myself. It's hard to believe they're done in little more than an hour. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~ BEST RECIPES! Baked Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Berry Sauce Made the List! Best Recipes of 2005 Rib Craving + No Grill = Oven-Baked Baby Back Ribs The backyard grill is out of commission (again) and the replacement won’t be delivered for another while. But that doesn’t mean a hankering for ribs doesn’t hit hard. Ribs from the gril