Tuesday, October 29

Whole Wheat Buttermilk Waffles

Sift before measuring:
⅔ cup all-purpose flour
resift with:
1 teaspoon baking soda
¾ teaspoon baking powder
¾ teaspoon salt
2 cups whole-wheat flour
(I haven't tried but maybe also 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon and one teaspoon vanilla)?

3 egg yolks
To the yolks add:
2⅓ cups buttermilk (or the equivalent in powdered buttermilk, which comes to 9¼ Tablespoons of powder and the same amount of water)
½ cup oil + one Tablespoon
1 Tablespoon honey

Mix the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients

Beat until stiff:
3 egg whites
Fold into the batter

Cook on the waffle iron

Serve with syrup, fruit, etc.

Wednesday, October 9

inspirational books

The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living by His Holiness the Dalai Lama & Howard C. Carter, M.D.
Books by Robert Fulghum
Jon Kabat-Zinn's Wherever You Go, There You Are or Full Catastrophe Living
Pema Chodron's When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times, Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living, The Places that Scare You: A Guide to Fearlessness in Difficult Times
Burned: A Memoir by Louise Nayer
Unbroken: A WWII story of of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
Open to Hope: Inspirational Stories of Healing After Loss by Gloria and Heidi Horsley
Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl