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  • CHIMICHURRI STEAK WRAPCHIMICHURRI STEAK WRAP
    When will I learn?  Every time I buy a flank steak, they are always 1 1/2 - 2 lb. in size.  That is way way too much steak for two people.  It finally dawned on me tonight....Dawwww....to cut the steak in half and freeze the other half, dang! I made a dry rubbed flank steak, which ...
  • FRIED CHICKEN IN A CREAMY DIJON SAUCEFRIED CHICKEN IN A CREAMY DIJON SAUCE
    Here we are at the beginning of June.  It is cold out...I want to put the heat on, but honestly?  I can't do it, so an extra sweater it will be.  The gardens are 5-6 weeks behind - it has been a very cool May and so far June.  This will be our 8th year ...
  • A VEGETARIAN FEAST AND GUEST POSTA VEGETARIAN FEAST AND GUEST POST
    We have had the lovely pleasure of a visit from our son Jarrod and his wife Anook visiting from Montreal.  We have been visiting, beach walking, and most happily feasting!  The first night we had my Vegetarian Lasagna with a garden salad.  Then the next day we pulled out the BBQ for Organic Cheese Burgers ...
  • BEEF BOURGUIGNONBEEF BOURGUIGNON
    Usually with any stew I make, I load it with lots of vegetables. In this dish, the vegetables were served on the side.  If Beef or Chicken is used, normally I like to cook with wine in the dish.  It lends such a richness to the gravy, and tenderizes the meat as well. Traditionally Beef ...
  • CHICKEN GINGER VEGETABLE STIR FRYCHICKEN GINGER VEGETABLE STIR FRY
    This was such a quick and easy meal to put together.  It helps if you have leftover roasted chicken, and leftover cooked rice.  Why do I never have this kind of meal on hand when I have my busiest days??  I must keep reminding myself to plan ahead and get more organized.  Maybe one day ...
  • NOT YOUR EVERY DAY HAMBURGER HELPERNOT YOUR EVERY DAY HAMBURGER HELPER
    Well....when this recipe first began, I certainly did not expect this dish.  No, absolutely not.  It all started with the beginning of a simple Marinara Sauce.  Then work intervened.  The Marinara went into the fridge. Then began the lean ground beef and cheese mixture...still not sure where this was going to go.  Then the now forgotten ...
  • THAI BEEF CURRYTHAI BEEF CURRY
    This was a dish that was inspired by Jamie's Meals In Minutes.  Jamie's dish was made with chicken which would be wonderful here.  I took a few hints from his recipe and came up with my own. Now as much as I love Jamie -  and yes I so do, he uses very hot peppers.  ...
  • ALMOND HERB PARMESAN CHICKEN - GF
    I have been trying different ways to use Kefir milk....this one is a winner.  I have marinated chicken in non-dairy milk with vinegar before and it was delicious.  Kefir milk takes this to a whole new level.  If you have Kefir milk - give it a try, you won't be disappointed!  This recipe is also ...
  • CAESAR STEAK SANDWICHCAESAR STEAK SANDWICH
    While we have been waiting for our new stove to be delivered, my DH has been head chef manning the BBQ these past few days.  Thankfully, we have still been having some great food. Grilled chicken with BBQ baked potatoes and salad, Grilled Burgers, and this tasty Grilled Steak Sandwich. This is not a recipe, ...
  • GLUTEN FREE THAI CURRY MARINATED PORK TENDERLOINGLUTEN FREE THAI CURRY MARINATED PORK TENDERLOIN
    This was one juicy, flavorful Pork Tenderloin.  Although, I was pretty sure it would turn into a hardened piece of leather!  My oven DIED!  Dang!  It has always been a finicky oven - it always seemed to fluctuate in temperature, never being consistent.  Well tonight, it finally died it's slow death. Normally, a 1 lb. pork ...
  • CURRIED SALMON BURGERS WITH A CURRY YOGURT SAUCECURRIED SALMON BURGERS WITH A CURRY YOGURT SAUCE
    If you follow my blog, you know from time to time I become a "Curry Freak".  It's true.  Usually, it happens right out of the blue, with no warning, then next thing you know?  My kitchen is a disaster zone, but we do indeed sit down to a lovely, heavenly Curry Meal. I asked my DH..."was ...
  • A FESTIVE SPROUTED THREE BEAN VEGETABLE RICE SALAD/GLUTEN FREE/VEGETARIANA FESTIVE SPROUTED THREE BEAN VEGETABLE RICE SALAD/GLUTEN FREE/VEGETARIAN
    This is one of those salads that is great for a pot luck, or served for lunch or dinner or as a side dish.  A hearty vegetarian dish that is fresh and delicious too.  Originally I was going to make a vegetarian lettuce wrap, but ended up putting it all together - so good.  I ...
  • PARMIGIANO REGIANO PASTA WITH ITALIAN SAUSAGEPARMIGIANO REGIANO PASTA WITH ITALIAN SAUSAGE
    This was a good way to use Italian Sausages.  And what is not to love about Parmigiano Regiano Cheese.  I may have mentioned in previous posts, we have a lovely market that sells delicious Gluten Free Sausages, of all kinds.  What I did do, was to remove the meat from the casings.  A nice change ...
  • BACON WRAPPED APPLE SAGE STUFFED PORK TENDERLOIN - PASSING ON SOME LOVEBACON WRAPPED APPLE SAGE STUFFED PORK TENDERLOIN - PASSING ON SOME LOVE
    This is a post I want to dedicate to Sophie...her blog is Sophie's Foodie Files.  Sophie is such a delight, a warm and loving soul.  When I read Sophie's posts, she puts a smile on my face, you can not help but love her.  (p.s. dear Sophie:  Happy Birthday to you!  April 7/2012,)  She recently ...
  • CHINESE ALMOND CHICKENCHINESE ALMOND CHICKEN
    Yes, I know, another chicken recipe.  I seem to have a gazillion of them. Well....here we go again. Remember when I made my Chicken Chow Mein and I said I would make Almond Chicken?  This is it. A word please.  I always like to be conscientious when it comes to "frying" food.  For me, it is a ...
  • GREEK CHICKEN KABOBS WITH ERIN'S GLUTEN FREE FLATBREADGREEK CHICKEN KABOBS WITH ERIN'S GLUTEN FREE FLATBREAD
    Have you seen Erin's Indian Fry Navajo flat bread recipe?  Mercy!  This was so so delicious.  When I first saw Erin's recipe - I immediately wanted a Greek Style Chicken Kabob.  For this wonderful flat bread recipe please check Erin's post at My Asperger Girls Adventures - it does not disappoint. I did not have Buckwheat ...
  • A SAVORY TURKEY MEATLOAFA SAVORY TURKEY MEATLOAF
    (Ooops, I forgot to mention, that this recipe is a part of Allergy Free Wednesdays - click on the side tab to see great recipes for the week! ) We have recently found a new Butcher, who offers Hormone/Antibiotic Free Range Ground Turkey.  We have not had it in over a year now, so it ...
  • DIJON ROSEMARY CHICKENDIJON ROSEMARY CHICKEN
    This recipe is still a part of my never ending chicken recipe series.... can you still bare to have yet even more chicken recipes??  And, Mercy...I still have more.... how did I get so many??  We had this chicken dish with my Creamy Dijon Spinach Gratin - a perfect combination. These were two ginormous chicken breasts!  ...
  • CELEBRATIONCELEBRATION
    This week is a celebratory week. First, it is my DH's birthday around the corner. One of his most favorite Gluten Free Meals is: Gluten Free Fish and Chips. We had this most delicious dinner the other night - homemade Tartar Sauce, homemade Ketchup and a side dish of Coleslaw.  I have to say, it ...
  • SEARED DUCK BREASTS WITH A POMEGRANATE ROSEMARY RED WINE SAUCESEARED DUCK BREASTS WITH A POMEGRANATE ROSEMARY RED WINE SAUCE
    Update:  Nancy over at Real Food, Allergy Free is hosting an Allergy Free Wed. Party and asked for my recipe for Duck Breasts In a Pomegranate Rosemary Sauce recipe - which is Dairy Free and Gluten Free.  What a great idea - to help spread recipes, knowledge and sharing through food.  Gluten Free recipes from ...
  • SAGE CHICKEN IN A TOMATO RED WINE SAUCESAGE CHICKEN IN A TOMATO RED WINE SAUCE
    Here is yet another chicken recipe - there are still more to come!  This was a tasty dish, where I used my frozen collard greens from last years garden.  Tasty and flavorful, however, if you don't have frozen collard greens, spinach or kale would work nicely in this dish as well.  This recipe was made ...
  • HELL'S PEPPER FARM TEX MEX CHILI BEEF RICEHELL'S PEPPER FARM TEX MEX CHILI BEEF RICE
    Remember those Anaheim Peppers I used a while back?  Well this is a post, dedicated to those Anaheim Peppers: This was an easy, tasty dish to make.  So easy, in fact, I am hoping on one of my busy days, maybe my DH will en-devour to make this most yummy dinner.  Now, a word about Anaheim ...
  • CHEF LYNN'S “PITCHIN' IN” COOK BOOK AND A RECIPE INSPIRATIONCHEF LYNN'S “PITCHIN' IN” COOK BOOK AND A RECIPE INSPIRATION
    Have you seen Chef Lynn's Show  "Pitchin' In" ?  If you have not - it is a must see.  The premise behind the show is that Chef Lynn travels the States and Canada, seeking out local farmers of all kinds, fishermen, shell fish harvesters, cattle ranchers, Poultry farmers - you name it - with the ...
  • SOUTH WESTERN CHICKEN STEWSOUTH WESTERN CHICKEN STEW
    Yes, I know, another chicken dish.  I seem to have once again accumulated a number of chicken recipes - so you may see some extra chicken dishes to come.  I guess, because chicken lends itself incredibly well to so many different seasonings and spices. Should this have been called a Mexican Chicken Stew or a South ...
  • CHICKEN IN A POMEGRANATE CITRUS GLAZECHICKEN IN A POMEGRANATE CITRUS GLAZE
    Well, I can not use a swear word here...so instead:  Holy Mother, Holy Mary, Merciful Heavens! I am not even religious at that. Please excuse my over zealous exclamations but, Dang! This was so delicious! I am going to double the recipe and make this with a Roasted Whole Chicken next weekend when we have ...
  • CHICKEN FLORENTINECHICKEN FLORENTINE
    Well, we are still in hibernation mode with all of the snowy weather.  It is supposed to rain during the end of this week - (now) and then turn to a more milder temperature.  At this moment, we are still in a frozen Tundra.  I am thinking it is time to complain to the weather ...
  • ROSEMARY LEMON INFUSED PORK LOIN ROASTROSEMARY LEMON INFUSED PORK LOIN ROAST
    We dove into this dinner so fast, I forgot to take a picture of the whole roast, let alone it being plated, Dang!  So this is it....and it was mighty tasty.  When it comes to course salt, I think my favorite salts are Fleur de Sel and Himalayan - absolutely lovely.  Also, the herbs get ...
  • GLUTEN FREE CHICKEN CHOW MIENGLUTEN FREE CHICKEN CHOW MIEN
    Every once in a long while, I miss good Chinese Food.  Chicken chow mien used to be my favorite.  Then deep fried almond chicken...working on that recipe, hopefully pending. Although there are no chow mien noodles in this dish, they really were not missed at all.  What I most liked about this dish, aside from flavor, ...
  • ITALIAN MEATLOAF AND A NEW YEARS DINNER MENUITALIAN MEATLOAF AND A NEW YEARS DINNER MENU
    Okay, you are probably wondering....Meatloaf for a New Years Dinner?  In this house we love our meatloaf!  Plus I can't help myself, I love trying out new meatloaf recipes. This came together as a result of having all the fresh herbs in the fridge, plus it also offers variety to everyday meatloaf.   We are ...
  • TURKEY TETRAZZINITURKEY TETRAZZINI
    This may well become a Christmas Turkey Leftover Tradition each year in this house....wow, so good! There are many wonderful Tetrazzini recipes out there.  After looking at different recipes, I took a few ideas from here and there, then added in my own ideas too.  If you have 2-3 cups of leftover Turkey, 1 cup of ...
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