Tag Archives: Gluten Free

Gluten-Free! Soda Poke Cake

When we have folk over, I always try to have something for everyone with special dietary needs; like, vegetarian, or no ‘shrooms, or nut free, or… gluten-free. And so, for a family holidaze gathering, I set out to make a … Continue reading

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Antipasto Pasta Salad

So, yeh, fergettabout the mayonnaise for this salad; and, while we’re at it, let’s fergettabout the gluten, too, because we’re making this salad with chickpea pasta! Penne chickpea pasta, blanched asparagus, grape tomatoes, chopped marinated artichoke hearts, onion, Feta cheese, … Continue reading

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Tuna Noodle Casserole

We were running errands, and I was asking Rich what he had a taste for for dinner that night. His answer totally surprised me. “Tuna noodle casserole.” He said. “With peas.” The thing is, he loves peas, just not when … Continue reading

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Pasta Pie

We were having family over for a feast and, while I had the basics covered – Pickled Avocado, Snoop Dogg’s Most Excellent Ham, Deviled Eggs and the like; I was in need of some options. One nephew was vegetarian, and … Continue reading

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Whole Duck in the Pressure Cooker

This being the season for excess, I could not resist when my market had a special on free range, nothing added whole duck –  “Ingredients: Duck.” I do love me a bit of pan-fried duck, but the actual wrangling of … Continue reading

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Grilled Shrimp Burgers

For my brother, Butch, who always said: “Forget about the salad bar at a buffet, you wanna concentrate on the shrimp!” I’ve featured shrimp burgers in the past, and they were quite good, but, they were really fried shrimp cakes … Continue reading

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Try a Blintz for Brunch!

Traditionally, a blintz is kindofa cheese filled crêpe; but here, I’ve gotten rid of the flour in favor of an almond crust, and turned a Kraft Foods recipe into a tasty little gluten free treat for really any time of … Continue reading

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Apple and Bourbon Chicken

Rich came home from a trip to Trader Joe’s with our favorite whole chicken; free-range, organic, and almost stoopidly good. I would normally just spatchcock it, toss in a bag with some olive oil, lemons, onion, salt, and rosemary, and … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Turkey

Thanksgiving is in JUST A LITTLE OVER TWO WEEKS! No cause for panic, there is still plenty of time to gather your recipes and ingredients. We are going to be guests this year, so I kinda have it easy; but … Continue reading

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