Cherry Cobbler

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Cherry Cobbler   Save Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 30 mins Total time 40 mins   Delicious Cherry Cobbler using Cream of the West Flapjack Mix. Author: Alicia Moe Recipe type: Dessert Serves: 16 Ingredients Topping: 2 cups 7 Grain Buttermilk Flapjack Mix ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup melted butter Filling: 2 cans cherry pie filling ½ …

Is Eating Gluten Free For Everyone?

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We found this post recently and thought it contained some good information.  Enjoy the read!

Moderation in all things!

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    Moderation in all things! –another of my mother’s favorite mantras—was the main point of “BEWARE OF: Gluten Myths. “ This short paragraph, on page 8 of a Consumer Reports advertisement flier, stated: “Unless you are one of the less than 7 percent of Americans who may have a reaction to gluten, there is no reason to avoid it. …

Whole-Grain Fact Check!

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My mother believed in good nutrition. She fed her family a steady diet of healthy food –often to our chagrin. “Know what you are putting in your body,” was one of her mantras. Those words came back to me this week when I read “The truth about whole wheat and whole-grain bread” in Time magazine. The article confirmed much of …

What makes a family tradition?

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What makes a family tradition?  Is it a time of year?  The people who gather?  The activities?  The food served?  A particular location?  I’m not really sure.  What I do know is The Moe-Down is our family tradition. The Moe Family and friends have been gathering for a 4th of July picnic (aka The Moe-Down ) for 6 years.  Attendance ranges between 20-35 relatives, friends, kids and dogs.   Over the …

Variations on a Theme

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The June issue of Food and Wine  featured  a great oatmeal recipe by Lasse Andersen on page 38.  She combined 1 ½ cups of rolled oats with 1 ½ cups of milk, 1 ½ cups of water and a pinch of kosher salt; brought it  to a boil and summered until thickened, 7-8 minutes.  The oatmeal was then spooned into bowls or …

Why I Love USA Pan Bake Ware

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USA Pan bakeware is sturdy, non-stick, and eco-friendly. USA pans bake evenly and brown beautifully, and they’re a cinch to wash. That’s a lot of pluses for bake ware designed for home use! The first thing you’ll notice about USA pans is the fluted surface. This corrugation serves a dual purpose; it maximizes pan strength, preventing warping and denting, while …

Crunch Parfait

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Crunch Parfait   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Total time 5 mins   Perfect for a grab’n’go breakfast or a deliciously filling light lunch! Author: Alicia Moe Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: French Serves: 1 serving Ingredients ¼ cup fruit (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries) 1 cup yogurt (Greek Honey is our favorite) ¼ cup Cream of the West Montana Crunch Instructions …

Barrett Hospital Health Fair, Dillon MT

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Cream of the West was invited to show our healthy wares at the Barrett Hospital Health Fair.  We left home in 75 temperatures, wearing our  spring jackets, and drove through rain that turned to snow. Brrr!!!  One would think that Montana natives would know enough to pack warm coats, gloves and boots.  Not!  Lucky for us, the atmosphere inside Dillon’s …