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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Nuts!

I am so fortunate that I have no nut allergies!  Awhile back my wonderful daughter, yes the one that helped me set up the site, suggested that I do some work with gluten free nut flours. At Christmas I made some amazing Soft and Chewy Ginger Cookies using almond flour.  They were truly awesome!  Yesterday …

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The Economics of Chickpeas

Saving money at the grocery is important to most and very important to me.  I found several years ago that by purchasing dried beans and cooking them myself it was much cheaper than buying the canned.  The store brands are sometimes a lot more liquid and less beans.  There is also the concern of the …

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Happy 2015!

Another year has arrived.  I was up very early this morning thanks to my fur–baby and was able to see the glorious sunrise.  A really beautiful morning! I grew up southern.  My mother was southern as was her mother.  So I guess it comes as no surprise that every year on New Year’s Day my …

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Happy New Years Eve!

WOW OH WOW!!! Where has the time gone.  The years continue to fly by.  I remember as a child when I couldn’t wait to be 7 years old.  It seemed to take for ever for that birthday to come.  When it finally did arrive I all but missed it. Fifteen years ago we were looking …

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