Recipes — back to basics

Stephanie Petersen
Making Cornmeal Using the Wonder Mill Electric Mill

Making Cornmeal Using the Wonder Mill Electric Mill

We've been super busy around here getting some new products on our site to help with your whole grain adventures and one of our newest items in called a Wondermill Electric Mill.   It's a great way to go from a whole grain to a flour or meal with pristine fresh flavors. Seriously. Sweet delicious fresh flour right in your kitchen will turn your baking and cooking with grain into a magical alchemy center. Think of it the same way you'd think of the magnified flavor of fresh ground spices compared to ones that have been sitting on the shelf for...

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Stephanie Petersen
4 Ingredient Make-Ahead Rolls

4 Ingredient Make-Ahead Rolls

Can it already be November? Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we're going to start giving you some serious feast recipes to make life easier for you...starting with dinner rolls. This is a four ingredient dough that keeps in the fridge up to five days so you can make the dough and have it ready for baking when you're ready for fresh rolls! If you only want one or two rolls, just grab a little dough and make a couple.  If you want the full butch of rolls, use it all! You have about a week to blow the...

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Stephanie Petersen
Back to Basics: How to Cook Rye Berries

Back to Basics: How to Cook Rye Berries

 Rye has long been a staple grain in countries around the world, but in America, we rarely see it used in anything other than bread. Rye is a variety of grain that is not nearly as appreciated as wheat, and it should be! Because of its grey color, bakers usually add caramel color or molasses to bread doughs containing rye flour to improve the visual appeal of the finished product.  Unlike rye bread, the color of cooked whole rye berries is not grey. It is a rich dark brown. Rye berries are the cooked whole kernels of the rye grain. They...

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Stephanie Petersen
Back to Basics: How to Cook Wheat Berries

Back to Basics: How to Cook Wheat Berries

Wheat berries are whole kernels of wheat that are simmered or slow cooked with water or broth until they are tender. They're full of texture and nutty flavor. They're a great addition to soups, stews, casseroles, or eaten by themselves with a touch of sweetener and toasted nuts or fresh berries. There are several different types of wheat and they vary in color, size, and texture.  Wheat usually gets its name based on the growing season, the content of gluten and color.  You’ll see several varieties on our site including hard red, hard white, soft white, and ancient wheat varieties...

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