Lazy Man’s Beer Battered Onion Rings

Gluten Free Fried Onion Rings

Vidalia onions may be the most famous crop of the state of Georgia. Mild and sweet, these onions are one of the treasures of spring. And in our house, the advent of the Vidalias can mean only one thing – gluten free fried onion rings. I’ve adapted this batter recipe from Joy of Cooking and […]

Gluten Free Southern Fried Okra

(Update: This is going to be the first in a series on Fried Southern food – all gluten free. I had hoped to start this with my recipe for Fried Onion Rings, but I need to perfect the dipping sauce tonight. After that will be Fried Green Tomatoes, and my Grandmother Somerville’s Fried Chicken Bits.) […]

Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is my very favorite spring vegetable. I wait impatiently all winter to see those long green stalks standing up in their funny water trays at the front of the produce section. Since asparagus is quite pricey when it is out of season, we celebrate spring by eating asparagus as frequently as possible. One of […]

Vegetable Gumbo Recipe

Updated, but still lacking a photo =)  Here in Alabama it’s sleeting and there is the merest chance of snow. For me it’s the perfect night to enjoy a bowl of my Grandmother Somerville’s Vegetable Gumbo. Her recipe calls for two hours of simmering, but I have a stash in the freezer so that’s what […]

Gluten Free Curried Carrot Soup Recipe

Gluten Free Casein Free Curried Carrot Soup

I love soup! So simple, so good, and so perfect for a quick lunch or supper. The daytime temperatures in Alabama are still in the high eighties, but the nights have a chill in the air, so I have declared soup season to be officially open. John’s parents and sister visited us this weekend and […]

Zucchini Corn Sauté

Zuchinni & Corn Saute - gluten free recipe

Corn and zucchini are both great summer vegetables and they come together in this recipe to make a tasty and easy side dish. The veggies take all for two minutes to prepare and the dish can cook away on the stove while you’re working on the entree. If it gets done before the rest of […]