Monthly Archives: February 2013

Zatar-crusted achiote lamb chops with smacked herb potatoes.

Yes, I am mixing my food cultures because I love Zatar, a wild thyme mix treasured in the Middle East and I love asada (as in carne asada) spice rubs- achiote – made with a mixture of my own chili … Continue reading

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Dark Dark Gluten-free Chocolate Cake

Recipe: 3/4 cup unsalted butter 7 ounces chopped dark chocolate 2/3 cup brown sugar 5 large eggs 3 Tbs. alternative flour of your choice or ground walnuts pinch salt Preheat oven to 400′.  Butter a 9″ round cake pan. Melt … Continue reading

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So my son says…

My son has neighbors who do drugs and party all night long.  (My son is a college student living in a small apartment building.) He says this to me this morning– “So something weird happened last night.” “Yeah?” “My neighbors … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Fruit and Nut Tart

Lemon Curd filling 2 cups ground walnuts 2 Tbs. alternative flour of your choice 2 eggs, separated 2/3 cup sugar 3 cups fresh fruit in season 1 Tbs. honey Prepare lemon curd: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar 1 … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Desserts – First Recipe

I don’t make many gluten-free desserts because I’m not gluten-sensitive.  However I do make a few cakes that can be considered flourless cakes.  So here ya go! Flourless Chocolate Torte 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/3 cup water 1 1/2 tsp. … Continue reading

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Off the Top of My Head…

No, this isn’t a post about lice.  This is a post about potential new government guidelines for school lunches, cutting the sugar and cutting the fat. And I’m speaking off the top of my head here. Let’s look at one … Continue reading

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