Category Archives: Gluten Free

Ground Beef Stuffed Bell Peppers

Our table has been host to ground beef stuffed bell peppers three times this summer, and there will most likely be a fourth time soon as bell peppers are awaiting me in the garden. I made a fresh tomato sauce … Continue reading

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Flourless Mexican Chocolate Cake with Meringue Topping

This flourless Mexican Chocolate Cake with a Meringue Topping was the winner of a recent dinner party that I didn’t really want to have because I didn’t want the event to happen. It was in honor of a friend and … Continue reading

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Grilled Swordfish with Salsa Verde over Tomato Agridolce, Paleo Friendly

Grilled Swordfish Verde with Tomato Agridolce was created for a Tabasco cooking challenge. Each day this week, you will be treated to a creative recipe, using a combination of just ten ingredients in a sponsored series by Tabasco. Tabasco is … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato Risotto

Sweet Potato Risotto is one of those dishes that makes sense to me, living in Nashville, as it’s a beloved item here. Although it’s a blending of two starches still works, and sweet potatoes love onions (in this case shallots) … Continue reading

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Melted Tuscan Kale Risotto

This is part of my series on Risotto. I made classic risotto, red beet risotto, sweet potato risotto and now I bring you kale risotto, all within one week. Kale is a favorite of mine and yet I hesitated thinking … Continue reading

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Red Beet Risotto with Goat Cheese

Red Beet Risotto made with goat cheese and freshly grated Pecorino Romano is not just another risotto. It’s spectacular in flavor, texture and presentation. In my previous post I gave you a tutorial on risotto, the ins the outs and … Continue reading

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How to Make Perfect Risotto and Three Mistakes to Avoid

There are some classic risotto dishes, such as risotto milanese, made with beef marrow and saffron, but truly, you can get quite creative with risotto. This is why I chose three types of risotto for this month’s creative cooking challenge. … Continue reading

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Super Antioxidant Salad: Shaved Raw Brussels Sprouts with Raw Red Beet Pesto

In the old days, this was simply a healthy salad.  Now, when I write about it, I think what are the limitations to this super healthy salad with saved brussels sprouts, red beet pesto, and red quinoa and what are … Continue reading

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Pecan Bourbon Cream Tart with Gluten Free Shortbread Tart Crust

When I think of the Holidays, I think about pecans. They have to be somewhere on my dessert table. This year I decided to make a pecan bourbon cream tart very similar to this almond tart, and I made it … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Tart Crust and 7 Tips for Gluten Free Baking

Gluten Free Tart Crust is something new for me here. I don’t do trendy diets, or follow any diets that eliminate meat or dairy. I eat everything as long as it’s whole, real food. Of course, real is a vague … Continue reading

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