October is breast cancer awareness month, and today the SundaySupper group is “baking for the cure.”
That means we’re baking to raise awareness of breast cancer, its treatment and recovery. Many of us have had someone close to us suffer from breast cancer, so this is a cause that touches all of us.
To honor the cause, I chose and tweaked a recipe from the new cookbook “The Back in the Swing Cookbook,” by Barbara C. Unell and Judith Fertig. Its subtitle is “Recipes for eating and living well every day after breast cancer.”
Amen to that!
The book has a number of recipes that caught my eye, including Spiced Blueberry Applesauce Muffins, Potato Frittata Twist , and a Persian Rice Pudding with saffron. Mmmm. In addition to delicious recipes, the book has nuggets of information on lifestyle choices, “Calories In” recipes and “Calories Out” exercises, uplifting statements about survivors who “knew they were back in the swing when…” and serendipitous lists — key foods, items on pets and spouses, even a list of top-10 happy songs. These sidebars are charming and useful, and the recipes are wonderful and inventive. It also would be a good book to give a survivor who enjoys cooking.
Good health to you all!
Recipe: Flatbread with Grapes, Gruyere, Rosemary and Red Onions
- 1 pound prepared pizza dough
- All purpose flour, for dusting
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- A wedge of red onion, sliced paper-thin
- 1 teaspoon finely minced fresh rosemary
- 2 cups red and purple seedless grapes, cut in half
- 4-5 ounces shredded gruyere cheese (or use emmenthal)
- Heat oven to 450F degrees.
- Place the dough on a floured board, and roll it out to at least a 12-inch diameter. Mine was about 12 by 14 inches, to fit my pan. Transfer to a baking sheet.
- Brush olive oil over the crust. Top with the onions, then rosemary, then grapes, then cheese.
- Bake for 15 minutes. Edges of the crust and the cheese will be brown. Remove from oven and transfer flatbread to a cutting board. Allow to cool for a minute, then cut into pieces.
- Good served warm or at room temperature.
- Serves 8.
You can buy prepared pizza dough in many grocery stores, Trader Joe’s, and other specialty shops. It’s usually in the refrigerated section, along with cheeses, prepared guacamole, prepared salads, etc. Or make your own if you wish!
I had some left over, so I reheated it the second night and ate it dolloped with olive tapenade made from black ripe California olives, using this basic recipe. Dare I say it? It was EVEN BETTER!
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Diet type: Vegetarian
Number of servings (yield): 8
Culinary tradition: USA (Nouveau)
The #SundaySupper Team encourages every one of our followers to join us in our #BakeForACure event.
Won’t you take a couple of hours out of your busy week to bake for someone who has been affected by cancer or someone in the medical profession who makes a difference in the lives of cancer patients? A small gesture to show someone how much you care can make a difference in their day.
Do you want to participate but wonder what to bake? #SundaySupper has some mouthwatering suggestions. From sweet to savory, you will be inspired.
- Pecan Pie by The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen
- Nana’s 3LB Deep Dish Apple Pie by I Run For Wine
- Upside-down Apple Pie by Comfy Cuisine
- Coconut Pie by Basic N Delicious
- Italian Chicken Pie by Momma’s Meals
- German Apple Pie by Mrs. Mama Hen
- Funny Cake by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
- Sweet Potato Pie with Gingersnap Crust by Webicurean
- Crustless Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whipped Cream by The Meltaways
- Lemon Meringue Pie by The Messy Baker Blog
- Ham and Spinach Quiche by Magnolia Days
- Pink Salmon Quiche by My Catholic Kitchen
- Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Streusel Topping by Juanita’s Cocina
- Grilled Eggplant Moussaka With Greek Yogurt White Sauce by Sue’s Nutrition Buzz
- Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie by Big Bears Wife
- Pumpkin Maple Pie by Mama’s Blissful Bites
- Spiced Pumpkin Pie with a Cinnamon Roll Crust by Daily Dish Recipes
- Pasteis de Nata ~ Portuguese Custard Tart by Family Foodie
- Chocolate Pie by Diabetic Foodie
- Fancified Shepard’s Pie by Crispy Bits & Burnt Ends
- Pink Lady Pie by From Fast Food to Fresh Food
- Butterscotch Pudding Triple Chip Cookies by Dinners, Dishes and Desserts
- Hazelnut Milk Chocolate Pie by Vintage Kitchen Notes
- Flatbread with Grapes, Gruyere, Rosemary and Red Onions by Shockingly Delicious
- Salted Caramel Filled Chocolate Chip Cookie by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
- Candy Bar Pie by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Mini Quiches by In the Kitchen with Audrey
- Apple Cranberry Slab Pie by Generation Y Foodie
- Gratin of Potatoes, Onions & Leeks by An Appealing Plan
- Garlic rosemary yeast rolls by Gotta Get Baked
- Italian Tomato Tart by She likes ruffles, he likes truffles
- Impossible cheeseburger pie by In the Kitchen with KP
- 10 Grain Muffins by Mangiamo!
- Deep Dish Caramel Apple Pie by Mama Mommy Mom
- Date Crumb Pie by girlichef
- Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Doughnuts by What Smells So Good?
We’d be honored to have you join us for this special #BakeForACure event Around the Family Table this week. Join us on Twitter throughout the day during #SundaySupper. We’ll be meeting up at 4 p.m. (Pacific) for our weekly #SundaySupper live chat where we’ll talk about our favorite comfort food recipes.