Baking: Whole Wheat Bread


With a mandate to use all the whole wheat flour, I had to go find some recipes to use it. To be honest, I’m actually afraid of yeast bread – actually I think I’m just afraid of yeast. I’m afraid of overproofing, and underproofing and just everything around yeast. However, after watching all the episodes of The Great British Baking Show, I decided to give making bread a try again. We went with a honey whole wheat oatmeal bread.

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Cooking: Mushroom Stroganoff


Mushrooms are not something I love. Actually, if I had to choose 2 vegetables I would avoid, it would be eggplant… and then mushrooms. However, I’m coming around to mushrooms. They are definitely filling and a great way to get nutrition as well. I honestly didn’t grow up with stroganoff for dinner when I was young, but this book has been able to take me out of my comfort zone and make some delicious items. This mushroom stroganoff was really good (fed my boyfriend and I for both dinner and lunch the next day), but something that’s just not super comforting to me.

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