Cheese & Cauliflower “Risotto”

I wanted something quick, meatless, and gluten-free for dinner on a Friday night during Lent (and during a Pandemic, which is why we couldn’t go out for dinner!). This takes about an hour total to prepare, and serves four. 1 medium head of Cauliflower, bottom stem and leaves removed1/2 cup onion, finely minced1/2 cup celery, finely minced1/2 cup butter1 cup dry white wine1/2 cup heavy … Continue reading Cheese & Cauliflower “Risotto”

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Sugar skulls!

A Mexican tradition for the Day of the Dead (a.k.a. All Souls Day), these guys are really easy to make.  1 cup sugar, 1 tsp merengue powder, 1 tsp almond extract, 3 tsp water.  Mix until like wet sand, and press into skull molds.  Dry overnight, then decorate.  Fun! – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Location:Midland Pkwy,,United States Continue reading Sugar skulls!

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The Chicago Checklist, Extra Meat Edition

Chicago is a great town for eating. Well, in which to eat, not to eat the town per se. You know what I mean. There are a few things that are on most people’s Chicago Food Checklist: Steak Garrett’s popcorn Deep-dish Pizza Garret’s Popcorn was easy– they have a store a block from my hotel. When I stopped by on Sunday, there was a line … Continue reading The Chicago Checklist, Extra Meat Edition

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Welcome to Gluten-free Baking.

Wherein our intrepid author explores a path out of the wheat-free wilderness, and ends with a quite tasty pecan pie. Continue reading Welcome to Gluten-free Baking.

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