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Gluten Free Dairy Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten Free Dairy Free Peanut Butter Cookies

Gluten free dairy free cookie recipe I have family members who are gluten free and dairy free and I like to cook for them. However, it can be challenging to find a good gluten free dairy free cookie recipe. Consequently, when I found this one, […]

Guacamole

Guacamole

Fresh Homemade Guacamole Recipe This guacamole recipe was adapted from the one in the Cookshelf Mexican cookbook by Parragon Publishing. I’m a big fan of these small, spiral bound cookbooks. The recipes are simple and reliably delicious. Ingredients: 1 ripe tomato Juice of 1.5 limes […]

Triple Ginger Crackle Cookies

Triple Ginger Crackle Cookies

Now This Is A Ginger Cookie! This simple ginger cookie recipe uses fresh, powdered, and crystallized ginger. The fresh and powdered gingers give it a deep, rich flavor, and the crystallized ginger gives it a real kick. The recipe was adapted from My Ginger Cookies […]

Tofu Saag Paneer For One

Tofu Saag Paneer For One

Interesting and easy to prepare vegetarian lunch options are my Holy Grail. Since I work from home, I have access to a full kitchen and don’t to have to worry about packing or reheating. However, I try to limit the time I spend making lunch […]

Thin Crust Pizza in Cast Iron Pizza Pan

Thin Crust Pizza in Cast Iron Pizza Pan

Homemade Pizza in a Cast Iron Pan We’ve tried several thin-crust pizza dough recipes, and many different pizza pans. The Lodge cast iron pizza pan is our favorite. The crust comes out thin and crispy, and it couldn’t be easier to clean. This recipe is […]

Banana Upside Down Cake

Banana Upside Down Cake

This classic cake is made in a cast iron pan. The banana, butter and sugar topping is amazing, especially the crunchy bits that get caramelized. Terrific served on its own, even better with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream on the side. Ingredients for the […]

New Favorite: Tomato Soup

New Favorite: Tomato Soup

His favorite soup is tomato. Consequently, I’ve tried well over a dozen tomato soup recipes and thought I had found my favorite, until this one by Jennifer Steinhauer showed up in the New York Times’ What to Eat This Week eblast. Ingredients 1/2 lb salted butter […]

Roasted Vegetable Bibimbap

Roasted Vegetable Bibimbap

This vegetable Bibimbap recipe is adapted from Martha Rose Shulman’s recipe in the New York Times. It’s super simple to prepare. If you’re a good multi-tasker, it could take as little as 45 minutes. Ingredients Butternut squash Canola oil 1 Tbl soy sauce 1/2 Tbl […]

Grilled Eggplant Banh Mi Sandwich

Grilled Eggplant Banh Mi Sandwich

This Vietnamese sandwich, I recently learned, is traditionally served on Vietnamese bread, which is somewhat similar to a fresh French Baguette. The recipe below is one I adapted from the recipe on the Cooking Light website. Ingredients 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 3/4 Tbl sugar […]

Cookie Cutter Sugar Cookies

Cookie Cutter Sugar Cookies

Homemade Multi-Color Sugar Cookie Dough This sugar cookie recipe is ideal for using cookie cutters because the dough doesn’t lose its shape or spread too much, and it’s nicely sweet and crispy. It is adapted from the Stained-Glass Cookie recipe included in The 1971 Betty […]

Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites

Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites

Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites After trying something like this at a party catered by Memorable Cuisine Catering, I knew I had to try making it myself. The ingredients in Grape Goat Cheese Nut Bites are simple and there’s no cooking involved (though you’ll want […]

Ginger Curry Cauliflower

Ginger Curry Cauliflower

Most of the ingredients for this Ginger Curry Cauliflower recipe can be prepared ahead. Cook the cauliflower and measure out the oil butter and spices and set aside. Then, about five minutes before you want to eat, you’ll complete the last couple of steps in […]

Celery Salad with Parmesan Cheese

Celery Salad with Parmesan Cheese

Simple Celery Salad with Parmesan Cheese I discovered this celery salad recipe in a pinch one afternoon, when the only fresh vegetable on hand was a bag of celery. The recipe didn’t sound very impressive, but I decided to give it a go anyway. Now […]

Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower

Coconut Curry Cauliflower This low calorie dish is simple to make and is the perfect bag lunch. You can warm it up or eat it at room temperature. This Coconut Cauliflower Curry recipe was adapted from the one on the SkinnyMs website. Ingredients 2 cloves […]

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

No Cook Pizza Sauce for St. Louis-Style Pizza

This fresh and light pizza sauce is a perfect complement to yeast-free St. Louis-style pizza. Ingredients 5 oz crushed tomatoes 3 oz tomato paste 1/2 Tbl sugar 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp chopped fresh basil 1/4 tsp dried oregano 1 teaspoon garlic powder Method In […]

St. Louis Style Pizza

St. Louis Style Pizza

This no-yeast pizza dough is super light and crispy. Like most fresh pizza dough, this one freezes well. So if you’re making just one pie, place the second disk in a high quality freezer bag and freeze immediately. This St. Louis-style Pizza recipe is adapted from […]

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn

Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn This Tomato-Cauliflower Curry with Corn recipe was adapted from the one on the Food Network website. Ingredients For the curry 2 Tbl vegetable oil 1/2 small onion, chopped 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tsp grated peeled fresh ginger 1 […]

Pickled Jalapeños and Carrots

Pickled Jalapeños and Carrots

There is nothing better on nachos, tacos or a sandwich of any kind than Taquería-style pickled jalapeños and carrots. This recipe was adapted from the Epicurious.com website. Pickled Jalapeños and Carrots Ingredients 1 lb jalapenos 1 lb carrots 1 cup white vinegar 1/4 cup sugar […]



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