Category Archives: Entertainment

Here we go again… Restaurant Rant!

My husband says I’m a real bitch when it comes to food.  Guilty as charged. I’m still gagging over Friday night.  This was the second time we’ve been invited by another couple to meet for dinner at a restaurant of … Continue reading

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Variations on a Theme. Mixing My Food Metaphors.

My husband is a big fan of scallops.  Me?  Not so much.  I hate biting into a piece of grit and scallops tend to be gritty/sandy.  Regardless of my personal feelings about scallops, once in a while I’m willing to … Continue reading

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Three… three… three meals in one!

So I stopped by Whole Foods the other day to pick up some probiotics.  I don’t often shop at Whole Foods, not because of the prices – Whole Foods in our community realized they’d have to keep their prices in … Continue reading

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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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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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