PICKLED-BERRY GIN & TONIC

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Last summer we spent several weeks in the Seattle area with Shauna, Danny and Lucy; we were there shooting several video pieces as well as sharing stories, birthdays and some of the glorious foods of summer. It’s just a normal day when the Aherns gather friends around their table and open their home to an […]

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GLUTEN-FREE BLUEBERRY COFFEE CAKES

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I swear my intentions are good . . . I swear when we made these delicious little blueberry coffee cakes that I had an entire post rolling about in my head; I swear I intended to make enough time to get those thoughts down somewhere so I could write something poetic and wonderful and enlightening […]

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52 sundays; july 14, 2013

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The Professor and I were quite excited to see this little visitor to our gardens this week – a honeybee! When we first moved out to the country, honeybees were a common sighting; but after the first couple of years, they all disappeared and it’s a rare occurance indeed to see one – and when […]

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GLUTEN-FREE, LACTOSE-FREE, CHILLED CUCUMBER & KEFIR SOUP

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The Professor and I have traveled quite a bit this summer and have enjoyed meeting new friends as well as tasting some incredible food. And while winter seemed as if it would go on forever, a double-take at the calendar confirms it is indeed July; April took us to the Los Angeles area, we spent […]

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GLUTEN-FREE SUMMER GAZPACHO

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The Professor and I have done our fair share of entertaining; we don’t as much anymore as our family has aged, college life has spread us about and schedules seem to be busier than ever. And even though there aren’t as many people sitting at our table as often, a couple of rules remain the […]

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GLUTEN-FREE FLATBREAD WITH RADISH BUTTER

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The Professor and I are back from Italy – and what a trip it was! And though the locals kept apologizing for the weather, we found the mid-70s temperatures perfect – even the occasional day of rain wasn’t enough to dampen our spirits – we were in Italy!

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52 sundays; may 26, 2013

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Some of the people The Professor and I have enjoyed getting to know this past week . . .

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ON TRAVELING AND NAVIGATING CELIAC

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The Professor and I have been very fortunate to have opportunities to travel quite a bit the past few years; it’s fun, it’s exciting, it’s challenging and it has stretched both of us in ways we’ve never expected. It’s probably been more of a growing experience for me than it has been for The Professor […]

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GLUTEN-FREE OPEN-FACED MEDITERRANIAN BREAKFAST FLATBREAD

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A few weeks ago, The Professor and I were basking in the incredibly photogenic hills of Murietta, California where Maggy, Pam and Erika threw one heck of a party; we were there to shoot video and capture the essence of the Big Potluck experience as well as lend a hand to help wherever we were […]

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GLUTEN-FREE HEIRLOOM TOMATO TART W/MASCARPONE CRUST

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We’re in that ‘between’ season which is the end-of-semester-regular-school-year and the start of summer-session teaching for The Professor; I think it may be one of my favorite weeks of the year because Spring has definitely arrived, the gardens are finally awake for another season and the morning light is bright and quite lovely. We sleep a […]

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52 sundays; may 5, 2013

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The Professor and I are headed to St. Louis today to attend the funeral of a very dear friend we lost last month; I’m going to write a bit more about Mary Gayle later, but suffice it to say that she was a bright, bright light in a sometimes very dark world.

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