Tag Archives: @ValleyVeggie

Tamale Pie to Die For

What is Tamale Pie? I like to think it is a way to give harried moms and dads a convenient and economical way of making tamales without tedious prep and spending hours in a hot kitchen. A little bit of … Continue reading

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Millet Cornbread

Millet is an ancient seed, originally cultivated in northern Africa and northern China. Over time it spread throughout the world. Today, millet continues to be a staple for a third of the world’s population. Ground millet is used in Middle … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Baguettes

This is a simple and tasty bread. It takes a few hours to make from beginning to end but your effort will be worth it. This recipe makes 3 long loaves. I make them in heavy gauge aluminized steel pans … Continue reading

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Twice Baked Potatoes with a Twist

Want to add a different side dish to your family dinner menu? How about twice baked potatoes with a twist? A twist, you say? How can a simple and tasty side dish like this be any better than it is? … Continue reading

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Farro, Feta, and Meyer Lemon Salad

Farro is a nutty-tasting ancient grain that has been eaten for thousands of years around the world. It is a staple in many Mediterranean, Ethiopian, and Middle Eastern recipes. It was once called “pharaoh’s wheat” since it was popular in … Continue reading

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Parmesan-Roasted Butternut Squash

What makes this simple butternut squash recipe different? Roasting it in Parmesan cheese and a mixture of dried and fresh thyme, that’s what! Give it a try at your next family gathering.

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Ojai Orange Cupcakes

These delicious cupcakes are easy to make and have a fresh carrot cake taste. The freshness of Ojai oranges that give the buttercream frosting an orange Creamsicle flavor.

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