Pasta, Po’Boys and Pineapple: What’s on our table

Tofu with Pineapple and Bell Peppers

Last night’s supper was delicious AND fast.  That’s not a combination that happens by chance in my household.  Most of our meals are delicious….they just tend to take a while to cook.  The time that a recipe takes has never before been a criteria when I was choosing our meals. That has changed. Now that […]

Hot Homemade Gluten Free Bagels That Will Make You Groan With Pleasure


I’ll give it to Udi’s. Their gluten free bagels are delicious. Spread with cream cheese, the Udi’s bagel was a wonderful breakfast treat. That is, until I learned how to make homemade bagels at home. These were a revelation. Chewy, hot, yeasty goodness.  That’s how we started our Sunday off  (and have for several weeks […]

Gluten Free Cookie Baking Tips

Gluten Free Sugar Cookies

Cookie baking seems like it should be simple. You just have to take the cookie dough out of the freezer and plop it on a baking sheet, right? Baking cookies from scratch is not quite so simple. Here are some cookie baking tips from the cookie research that I did this morning before my  sugar […]

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Experiments

Acorn Squash PopArt

Thanksgiving 2010 will be our eighth gluten free Thanksgiving. God willing, we will be spending the day with family and  eating more food than is good for us. We have so much to be thankful for this year – I can’t wait for next Thursday! I am getting very excited about Thanksgiving side dishes too […]

Simple Suppers: Bean Burritos in Gluten Free Tortillas

Bean Burrito in Gluten Free Tortilla

These tortillas are an improved version of the gluten free tortilla recipe that I posted a couple of years ago. The new version is much more flexible and the dough is easier to roll out.

Gluten Free Desserts

Probably the first two food items that people think about when they begin to realize the implications of eating a gluten free diet is bread and desserts. Either one by itself would be bad enough, but the both of them together is quite a cruel blow. However, I’m happy to say that gluten free bread […]

Our Gluten Free Beer Tasting


This post was written by my husband, John. A few weeks ago, my sister and her husband came to stay with us for a few days. We were celebrating the birth of our daughter, Lucy, and decided to have a gluten free beer tasting to go along with our gluten free pizza. Mary and I […]

Crusts, Carrots, Coupon Codes, and Cute Baby Toes

Gluten free Buttermilk Pie

Hi everyone, I’ve made a couple of the Impossibly Easy Pies with my gluten free biscuit mix and wanted to share my observations thus far. Crusts First off, it is quite a pain in the rear to mix up 1/2 cup of biscuit mix just to make a pie. Go ahead and make up a […]

Gluten Free Pie Crust: Impossibly Easy

Recipe for gluten free Bisquick style Bisquick mix and introduction to gluten free pie crusts and gluten free Impossibly Easy Pie experiments.

Gluten Free Cheese Pizza

Gluten free Cheese Pizza

Gluten Free Thin Crust Cheese Pizzas

The Essential Gluten Free Restaurant Guide & Dining Cards

Do you know what one of my favorite special indulgences is?  Eating in a nice restaurant. Most of our family’s meals are cooked from scratch in our kitchen, but it is so nice to get out every now and then and eat delicious food that someone else has cooked. It’s probably even more special now […]

Open Comments: What is your greatest gluten free need/challenge?

John and I were recently discussing what the greatest challenges/needs of a gluten free diet are. For us, it’s finding time to cook gluten free food at home, but since we, admittedly, do not have a typical lifestyle I wanted to get your input. Leave us a comment to let us know what your challenges […]

Gluten Free Bread – 30 Minute Flatbread

Gluten Free Turkey (Tofu) Sandwich with Cranberry and Arugula

Sometimes life does not leave time to bake a loaf of bread. Even with a bread machine there have been months during that past year in which I could not convince myself to bake a loaf of homemade gluten free bread. That’s pretty bad when you consider that the recipe is fairly simple and quick. […]