Category Archives: Recipes

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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Football Food – Menu for the Post Season.

Hubby’s a HUGE football fan and while I’m a little hit or miss when it comes to the regular season, I’m a definite post season fan.  I actually have three favorite teams- one is obvious- the San Francisco Forty-Niners.  The … Continue reading

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