December 23, 2016 / 2 Comments

I’ve probably mentioned that I’m Scandinavian. I’m not a full-blooded Swede or Norwegian like most of my grandparents, but I’m two-thirds Norwegian alone, with a dash of Swedish blood thrown in there for good measure. I’m the stereotypical Minnesotan girl of a century ago, only in the year 2016 and with treasured modern conveniences like heated seats and convection ovens.

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Whole Wheat Pitas

August 5, 2013 / 1 Comment

Confession: I am a tiny bit afraid of making homemade bread.

I grew up watching my master-bread-baker of a grandma whip up batch after batch of perfect rye loaves. She made it look easy and I helped her often without any catastrophes.

But I still panic a little inside when I see a recipe that involves yeast.

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