Tag: gluten-free

SWEET POTATO FRITATTA W/CHORIZO & OLIVES

I am so. over. winter. No really, I am. This from someone who embraces each season, relishing the changes in the landscape, giddy over puffy, white clouds and bright blue skies as well as lover of rain clouds, fall leaves and the first snow . . . all within reason. […]

FENNEL SALAD WITH PRESERVED MEYER LEMONS

The Professor has left for campus, the house is quiet except for the hum of the humidifier and the occasional mew of a cat; a mix of sleet, rain and snow tumble from the cloudy, gray skies as a fickle Mother Nature straddles the weather fence in deciding which it’s […]

PRESERVED MEYER LEMONS

The Professor and I are in the midst of a minor bathroom renovation at the moment; thank goodness it’s a teeny half-bath in the Master bedroom because the plumbing and wiring in a house that is nearly 100 years old is enough to give both of us heart palpitations and […]

PARMESAN-PINK PEPPERCORN CRISPS

While I love a great pastry for breakfast and occasionally dessert, when it comes to snacks, I tend to land on the side of salty. And while there are a plethora of cookbooks on the market for all things sugary and sweet, the field is much smaller when it comes […]

CEDAR SALMON WITH BERRY SAUCE

Hollywood has a way of making lasting impressions; having never traveled to California wine country, I’ll admit that visions of Falcon Crest (for those of you old enough to remember the show) painted a picture that wine was only for certain people – the uppercrust.

FORBIDDEN WALDORF SALAD WITH SMOKED TURKEY

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”27325467″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Downtime by Vonda Shepard Until about three months ago, I’d never heard of black rice, or ‘forbidden’ rice. But during one of our stays on Vashon, Chef Danny made a pot of black rice and served it with a simple pork loin roast […]

GLUTEN-FREE SOUR CREAM CHOCOLATE BUNDT CAKE

For more years than I care to admit, I’ve carried yellowing, smudged, brittle and torn recipe pages up and down the West coast, then to the Midwest – always tucked inside a bulging 3-ring recipe binder that is home to hundreds of other recipes I’ve collected over the years. Like […]

GLUTEN-FREE GRAPE FOCACCIA WITH ROSEMARY

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”34148816″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Holy Moses by Washington This is one of those recipes I’ve wanted to share for a couple of years now; the anticipation of fall and the harvesting of concord grapes makes me feel nothing less than giddy. But Concord grape season is short, […]

GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN BUCKLE WITH SUGARED PECANS

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”36161493″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – Here We Go Again by Ray Charles with Norah Jones Guys, I’m going to out myself here and say that I am bone-tired. My brain is fried, my body’s ‘get-up-and-go, got-up-and-went;’ I’m staring at a calendar that says next week is Thanksgiving, […]

GLUTEN-FREE CHICKEN POT PIE WITH CHEDDAR BISCUITS

[grooveshark width=”250″ height=”40″ id=”25670858″ style=”metal”] Musical pairing – So Small by Carrie Underwood My oldest son and his family moved to Indiana last month; the last year without Alice has been difficult and everyone felt they needed a new start – new job, new home, new beginning, moving forward. So they […]

GLUTEN-FREE BROWN-BUTTER YEASTED WAFFLES

Waffles were a big deal at the little house on Ankeny Street; my mother had a large waffle baker that had a long black ‘fabric-type’ of cord with little gold threads running through it. She would make one very large waffle or 4 individual pieces could be torn apart and […]