Sauerkraut Salad

Is sauerkraut a dieter's friend? You bet. It's just cabbage with layers of flavor and virtually no calories. Enjoy it here in an old-fashioned salad updated to be lighter and brighter and more healthful and, naturally, more delicious too. LOL does that make it a "new" fashioned salad? Maybe! And hey, thrifty cooks. Come summer, turn that sauerkraut bought during the winter into a salad! Whole Food, Fresh & Fast & Flexible. Mere Minutes to the Table. An Easy, Healthy Side Dish and Refrigerator Salad. Hearty & Filling. Fun Picnic Food. Budget Friendly. Great for Meal Prep. Potluck & Party Friendly. Easy DIY. Low Carb. Low Fat. Weight Watchers Friendly. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real . Naturally Gluten Free.

Strawberry Rhubarb Cobbler

Strawberries and rhubarb are a classic spring pair, usually in pie, here in a rustic cobbler with a sweet and slightly crunchy topping where cornmeal adds texture and lemon zest contributes a pleasing brightness. Grown men have been known to groan over this addictive, easy dessert served warm from the oven. Just listen: it sings of spring! A Spring Fruit Cobbler, Made from Scratch, Fresh & Family-Approved. A Budget Friendly Homestyle Dessert on the Table in an Hour. Just One Bowl, No Mixer Required. Extra Welcome When "Supper's a Little Skimpy". Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Vegetarian, Easily Converted to Vegan. Rave Reviews.

Chocolate Malt Ice Cream

How about a sweet trip down memory lane to remember the thick chocolate malts once so famous at The Bay, Canada's department store? Then comes the fun part! We re-create that old-time fountain flavor right at home with homemade ice cream heady with malted milk powder. Ice Cream Made from Scratch with Just Six Ingredients. Budget Friendly. Weeknight Easy, Weekend Special. Potluck & Party Friendly. Easy DIY.

Milk-Braised Pork Roast

Today's column features milks sold here in suburban St. Louis, all from small-farm dairies. With increasing interest in local, organic and especially grass-fed dairy products, watch the dairy section in your own markets for special treats like these from your own area. First published in 2008, republished online in 2012, with recipe and photo updates. Enjoy! When I was a kid, the neighbors kept a cow. Her milk, still warm and thick from the udder, was, ewww, undrinkable. But since discovering new milks in our local stores, milk has become the ‘house drink’, in wine glasses no less. Straubs carries bottles from Heartland Creamery , a cow and goat farm in northeast Missouri. Many local stores carry Oberweis milk and home delivery, a convenience for 80 years, is available too. My favorite milk is found at Dierbergs. Kalona Supernatural (formerly Farmers’ All Natural Creamery) milk comes from grass-fed cows on Amish and Mennonite organic farms in central Iowa. The milk

Lemon Meringue Pie

The Recipe: A long-time favorite pie in the South and the Midwest, especially among men. Not too sweet, not too sharp, a classic! The Conversation: What holiday do we celebrate on March 14? Hint, it's Pi Day! Good morning, class. What holiday do we celebrate on March 14th? [Puzzled looks. Furled brows.] A hint? What might hungry mathematicians eat on the 3rd month’s 14th day? [Suddenly a confident hand shoots up.] Very good! Yes, class, today we celebrate Pi Day to honor pi, the revered mathematical constant of 3.14 and a trillion more digits. On Pi Day, we make pie, today a classic recipe from America’s south and heartland, a lemon meringue pie that is citrus-sweet and meringue-light. It earns high marks for deliciousness and is perfect for early spring when we yearn for summer like a classroom longs for recess. It’s today’s homework, an A+ pie. ALANNA's TIPS If you’re making your own crust, add lemon zest to the pastry too. Visit fo