Egg-Free Banana, Corn, & Pumpkin Baked Treats

All out of eggs?  Allergic to eggs?  Choose not to eat eggs? You might already have an egg substitute, such as banana or ground flaxseed, in your kitchen! Years ago, I learned that mashed banana could be used as an egg substitute from the Vegetarian Times’ Egg-Free Chocolate-Banana Loaf recipe. Try it; this bread is a […]

Apple Betty

We’re only 5 days into autumn and I’ve already made 2 apple crisps, 2 versions of apple betty, and 1 apple strudel. I’ve been getting lots of apples from my fruit share since August! So far, my mom’s favorite apple dessert is the Apple Betty from the Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book (1996). […]

Simply Delicious: Chocolate Oatmeal

“Simply Delicious” signifies a recipe that uses only 3 to 5 main ingredients.  Chocolate Oatmeal is a breakfast that my mother made often when I was growing up. Her inspiration was Filipino chocolate rice porridge, champorado. She made her oatmeal with spoonfuls of Nesquik chocolate powder, but I make mine with a packet of hot cocoa.   Chocolate Oatmeal Serves 2 1 ¾ cup water or milk, […]