• Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale
    17 2014 April

    Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale

    One advantage of a gluten-reduced, whole-food lifestyle, is that as I see people panic and prepare their Passover menus, I remain worry free.  Passover has always been one of the healthiest weeks of my life....

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    09 2014 April

    Vegetarian Lentil Soup

    I get asked for my lentil soup often, and for the longest time I could have sworn I had posted the recipe online, but time and time again, I was thinking of split pea soup,...

  • 11 Books That I Keep in the Kitchen
    31 2014 March

    11 Books I Keep in My Kitchen (my favorite is #5)

    I love books.  I love reading them, owning them and collecting them.  I think this is why I have a hard time embracing the dawn of the eBook.  A house lined with Kindles and iPads...

  • Egg Curry
    25 2014 March

    Egg Curry

    For the last six weeks, I feel like I have been running.  There was was NY trip, then the inevitable post-travel catch up, family visited, I bought a minivan, more family visited, our son turned...

  • Braised Lamb with Horseradish Cheese Sauce
    17 2014 March

    Braised Lamb with a Dairy Free Horseradish Cheese Sauce

    I’ve been experimenting with braising a lot recently.  I’ve mastered the chicken braised in red wine with golden beets and kale, in fact I have pictures of that dish ready to share with you.  As...

Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale

Braised Chicken with Golden Beets and Kale

April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

One advantage of a gluten-reduced, whole-food lifestyle, is that as I see people panic and prepare their Passover menus, I remain worry free.  Passover has always been one of the healthiest weeks of my life....

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Vegetarian Lentil Soup

April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

I get asked for my lentil soup often, and for the longest time I could have sworn I had posted the recipe online, but time and time again, I was thinking of split pea soup,...

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I love books.  I love reading them, owning them and collecting them.  I think this is why I have a hard time embracing the dawn of the eBook.  A house lined with Kindles and iPads...

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Egg Curry

Egg Curry

March 25, 2014 | 4 Comments

For the last six weeks, I feel like I have been running.  There was was NY trip, then the inevitable post-travel catch up, family visited, I bought a minivan, more family visited, our son turned...

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I’ve been experimenting with braising a lot recently.  I’ve mastered the chicken braised in red wine with golden beets and kale, in fact I have pictures of that dish ready to share with you.  As...

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Scotch Eggs with Honey Marmite Aioli

March 10, 2014 | 26 Comments

Three days in New York City.  It sounds like and adventure, and with this being just the fourth time I visited the Big Apple, there’s plenty to do and see.  When I flew out for...

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Kosher Minestrone Soup Recipe

Minestrone Soup

March 6, 2014 | 3 Comments

I owe you a blog post about my trip to New York.  It was a three day whirlwind of food, drink and friends and one of the friends that I shared a coffee with was...

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Black Forest Coconut Candy

March 3, 2014 | 4 Comments

If you look at my dessert archives you’ll likely realize that I don’t have much of a sweet tooth.  I’d rather enjoy something savory than have a dessert (perhaps that’s why this post was mis-categorized...

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Today’s post comes to you from New York City.  I’m on the East Coast for this year’s Kosher Food and Wine Experience and if it’s anything like last year’s event, it really will be a...

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There’s a beauty about the Pacific Northwest that lends itself to it’s food.  The climate brings out the best in the produce, the ocean offers fresh fish and the people are as friendly as they...

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Spring Rolls in Rice Paper

Caprese Summer Rolls (Stuffed by Dan Whalen)

February 14, 2014 | 2 Comments

Comfort food has its own special meaning to each and every one of us.  For you it might be apple pie, for me this recipe brings me great comfort, and for someone else it might be...

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sweet and sour chicken

Crispy Sweet and Sour Chicken

February 13, 2014 | 3 Comments

A couple of weeks ago a this recipe started popping up all over my Facebook feed.  It looks delicious, right?  I thought this would be an awesome family dinner, but when I took a look...

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Gluten Free Cornish Pasty Pies

Cornish Pasty Pie

February 10, 2014 | 5 Comments

The cornish pasty is not very well known here in the US, and that’s a shame.  You see, the combination of beef, root vegetables and delightfully soft pastry is a food combination that deserves to...

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Dolma, Yaprakes, Stuffed grape leaves

Stuffed Grape Leaves (Yaprakes or Dolma)

February 6, 2014 | 4 Comments

The word of the week is overwhelmed.  I’m not sure if it was the project at work that took an intense amount of time and energy, the 12 inches of snow, or the fact that there...

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One pot chicken and roasted potatoes

One Pot Chicken Dinner

February 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

If you follow me on Facebook, you might now that each Sunday, I plan the menu for the week.  Sometimes, my kitchen whiteboard tells me exactly what to cook, other night’s I’ll jot down the...

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bob's red mill hearty whole grain bread mix

Hearty Whole Grain Gluten Free Bread

January 30, 2014 | 48 Comments

There’s nothing like starting the day with the smell of freshly baked bread.  It warms the home from the kitchen and can really be served with pretty much anything.  If guests stop by, they never...

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