Bagels!

Welcome to 2017!  The weather here has been gloomy, rainy and often times a bit chilly.  After the holiday. those winter-time blues can set in.  When I’m feeling blue what do I do?  Cook! New Years day was no different.  It was raining, wet, and cold.  After church and cooking a traditional New Year meal …

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How can it be gluten free?

Seems that I’m always trying to explain where I’ve been.  It has been awhile since I posted.  I often use the excuse of time got away from me or some other such nonsense.  How about I haven’t been creating or modifying recipes as much but have been using 2 amazing cookbooks I have found. In …

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Stuffed Peppers

Following a gluten free diet is getting easier and easier.  In the beginning, it was almost impossible to eat out.  Then their was the shopping nightmares of reading every label and hoping you get it right.  Learning the code words for items that might contain gluten was an experience.  Now items are labeled and allergy …

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Gluten Free With Crunch

Being gluten free isn’t so bad. Right? What about texture? What about crunch? What about frying food and the batter falling off? Manufacturers have come a long way in making it easier to be gluten free. There are more and more gluten free products on the market. Unfortunately, one cannot always rely on the same …

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Why Pay The Same (Or More) For Less

I have been in a funk lately. People on special diets are discriminated against. Think about it. When eating out there are many items on the menu that are eliminated because of let’s say gluten and/or dairy. Most places at best have a limited selection. Ever been offered a gluten-free or dairy free bread with …

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Crispy Meatloaf

There was a time that I use to make excuses for not updating this blog more often.  Not anymore!  There was also a time that I thought I would have more time to do things like this at retirement.  Not anymore!  The truth is that I am probably as busy now if not busier than …

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Happy National Cookie Day!

Yep, today is National Cookie Day. What a perfect time to start doing some holiday baking. Today was spent decorating the Christmas tree and yes baking cookies. Early in my gluten-free life cookies were often a problem. For a long time I wasn’t able to enjoy some of my favorite cookies. Over the years manufacturers …

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Happy Thanksgiving

How many gluten free Thanksgivings have I enjoyed to date?  Quite a few.  I remember the first year.  It was a little different but as I soon learned an adventure.  I did some looking back in posts and found my first gluten free Thanksgiving in 2010.  Only 5 years ago?  I thought it was longer.  …

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