Tag Archives: Gluten Free

Moroccan Lentil and Garbanzo Bean Stew

Warm and comforting, flavorful and beautifully spiced, this stew was a real winner. Here’s what you need: 1/3 cup olive oil 2 ribs of celery, diced 1 medium brown onion, diced 2 tablespoons grated ginger (I used the kind that … Continue reading

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Carrot, Garbanzo & Golden Raisin Salad with Tahini Dressing

For Rosh Hashanah, I was tasked with bringing a side.  And because I wanted it to be dairy free, I looked at Smitten Kitchen’s recipes for vegan dishes and came across this carrot salad.  It was such a hit that … Continue reading

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Tomato Basil Salad

For my first Mother’s Day, my mom and dad bought me an Alice Waters’ cookbook – The Art of Simple Food.  I’ve been reading it to learn new techniques, and picked up a few tips:  (1) cook with what is … Continue reading

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Jewish Brisket (Grandma Gloria’s recipe)

With the Jewish holidays recently passed, and the baby in my belly asking me to eat a little more beef than usual, I felt like whipping up a brisket.  Grandma sent me this recipe while I was in college and … Continue reading

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Tomato and Fennel Stewed Italian Turkey Sausages

The first time I made this recipe was a few months back.  It was sooo good, and when I went to find it on my blog to replicate it, I realized I had never posted it!  Alas, here it is.  … Continue reading

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Spicy Tuna Rolls

Ash and I needed to do some planning for our mom’s 60th birthday dance party, and her husband Brock had the weekend off, so I lured them to the Westside with a promise of food.  Making sushi was Brock’s idea, … Continue reading

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Curry Slaw

For the Fourth o’ July, we were asked to bring a slaw-ish side.  While the traditional mayonnaise version is delicious, we decided to go a little less traditional and make a curry slaw inspired by a restaurant in Napa called … Continue reading

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Braised Shortribs with Goat Cheese Polenta

This weekend Patrick lovingly accompanied me to the farmer’s market and even carried my pounds and pounds of delicious summer fruit.  As a thank you, it only seemed fair to stop by the grass fed beef stand and make him … Continue reading

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Butter Lettuce Salad with Creamy Tomato Vinaigrette

I subscribe to Food & Wine, and love their monthly salad article.  This month, they adapted a recipe from chef Tim Love at Queenie’s Steakhouse in Denton, Texas.  The dressing was so delicious, and while I changed the simple salad … Continue reading

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Bibimbap (Korean Fried Rice)

Bibimbap is one of those satisfying, all-in-one type dishes that once you have it, you want it again and again.  I came across a recipe that made bibimbap into a homemade, healthier, vegetarian version.  I have now made it about … Continue reading

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