Surviving *-free

I love pasta. And cheese. And tofu. I have on occasion said that if I had to choose between my husband and cheese, cheese would win. Which is why giving up dairy, soy, and gluten was a difficult decision, one made out of desperation. Read More Surviving *-free

Food: Watermelon and Cucumber Curry

Ah, watermelons and cucumbers. The two quintessential summer fruits – or fruit and vegetable if you are a chef and not a botanist. They are juicy, cooling, and delicious in so many things. And by things, I do include curry. Read More Food: Watermelon and Cucumber Curry

Finally, A Chain Mail Worth Responding To: Recipes for Everyone!

I sure am glad that only my grandmother still sends me the age-old chain email: “ZOMGZ IF YOU DON’T SEND THIS TO 400 OF YOUR MOST FAVORITE FRIENDS YOU’RE SURE TO DIE A HORRIBLE, POSSESSED-CHILD-ORIENTED DEATH.”

I’m not sure if anyone else has received this email chain (which is a huge upgrade, imo), but I’ve been on the recipient end of three of them now. The game goes like this: you receive the email because you’ve been bcc:ed with 20 other people. You email a recipe to the person listed first on a list in the email, and move the person in position two (who emailed you) to position one, then mail it out to 20 people you know who’d like to participate in the game. Read More Finally, A Chain Mail Worth Responding To: Recipes for Everyone!

My Two-Thirds Kitchen

A few weeks ago I posted about my daughter’s newly determined food sensitivities, and my quest to turn my house into the gluten-free, soy-free, basically vegan place my daughter needs it to be. I’m here to report my progress as chief home ec officer of my home. The results have surprised me, so they may too surprise you. Read More My Two-Thirds Kitchen

On the Edge of Gluten Free

This post is coming in under the wire in Persph-O-Land because instead of writing this afternoon, I was overhauling my pantry and reframing my life. This morning started with a consultation about my child’s newly diagnosed food sensitivities, and ended with me grinding Rice Chex in the food processor.  Read More On the Edge of Gluten Free

Your Gluten Free Guide to Thanksgiving

Continuing our series in November of alternate diet friendly Thanksgiving tips, we’re going to kick off the second week in November with a gluten-free roster of deliciousness for your autumn feast.

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The Beggars’ Banquet: Mac & Cheese (With Gluten Free Substitutes)

My mother used to make this on the regular in our home when I was growing up, and yesterday I was utterly craving something gooey and cheesy. I also discovered, to my delight, that I remembered how to make it without asking my mother and without looking up a recipe.

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