Gluten & Allergen Free Expo 2018

Gluten & Allergen Free Expo 2018
Since we’ve reached the mid-point of Passover, and I am guessing you are all macarooned out.  I’m going to move on to something incredibly exciting!! Hear Ye, Hear Ye. The most excellent Gluten & Allergen Free Expo is coming to Chicago/Schaumburg THIS WEEKEND!!! There are many returning favorites such as Barilla, Blue Diamond, Enjoy Life, Kays,... Read more »

Insanely Addictive Almond Pie Bars

Insanely Addictive Almond Pie Bars
The last in my Canned Passover Macaroon series (#5), this recipe is loosely based upon one of absolute all time favorite year round Pecan Pie Bar recipe.  I no longer make the Pecan Pie bars gluten free because I eat the whole pan.  They are insanely good. I chose to make these bars using almonds because they... Read more »

Chocolate Cream Pie with Double Chocolate Macaroon Crust

Chocolate Cream Pie with Double Chocolate Macaroon Crust
I’ve been trying to put together my Passover menu today.  It seems so silly to me that I’m having so much trouble putting it together.  There are only four meals for the first days of the holiday.  I can normally do four meals in my sleep. Considering how little sleep I get while prepping for... Read more »
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Shredded Carrot Kugel Muffins - Recipe #3 of the Canned Passover Macaroon recipe series

Shredded Carrot Kugel Muffins - Recipe #3 of the Canned Passover Macaroon recipe series
Every year, since the dawn of time, there has been a gigantic Kosherfest International Kosher Food convention at the Meadowlands Convention Center, in Secaucus, NJ.  Mind you, the Meadowlands has nothing on McCormick Place, but considering that this is an all Kosher convention (yes there are speakers, programs and demos), it’s a pretty impressive show.... Read more »

Chocolate Chip Coconut Plantain Pancakes (Passover)

Chocolate Chip Coconut Plantain Pancakes (Passover)
I’ve gotten some really interesting comments regarding the concept of actually using Canned Passover Macaroons in recipes.   Most have been really positive. The idea of taking the ubiquitous Passover macaroon and transforming it into something not just edible, but incredible, send feelings of joy and happiness to large numbers of my readers. Hooray! Now, there... Read more »

Hawaiian Chicken with Cauliflower Rice - Canned Passover Macaroon Recipe #1

Hawaiian Chicken with Cauliflower Rice - Canned Passover Macaroon Recipe #1
In an earlier post I promised awesome recipes using Canned Passover Macaroons.  Believe me when I tell you it took a lot of thought and creativity to come up with recipes that are really good. Actually delicious.  Gluten Free (of course). Passover friendly. Family friendly. No seriously complicated instructions. (Trumpets blaring, horns blasting, general fanfare)... Read more »
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Monday, March 12th at the International Home and Housewares Show

Monday, March 12th at the International Home and Housewares Show
A picture is worth 1000 words…what’s a movie worth??? Here’s Monday… Note: I was not compensated today by any of these vendors that were featured in this highlight.  I was given samples to test by Dexas, Silikomart, and Scrubby.

My Day #1 at the International Home and Housewares Show #IHHS2018

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Today I spent the entire day at the International Home and Housewares show here in Chicago at McCormick Place.  I saw maybe 1/20th of the whole show.  This show is HUGE!  Granted, I have a tendency to talk to every vendor for an hour (OK, I exaggerate…but not much..), so it really takes me 3... Read more »

30 Things You Can Do With Canned Passover Macaroons

30 Things You Can Do With Canned Passover Macaroons
The holiday of Passover starts on the evening of March 30th.  Passover is the holiday where Jews celebrate the Exodus from slavery in Egypt.  If you’ve seen the Cecil B Demille Movie, “The Ten Commandments” starring Charlton Heston, then you have a theatrical understanding of what the holiday is all about*.   No Chametz For You!... Read more »
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Gluten Free Hamentashen and I'm THE winner!

Gluten Free Hamentashen and I'm THE winner!
With the Purim Holiday starting tonight, I’m sure there are those of you procrastinators that haven’t made their Hamentashen yet.  I’m here with your life preserver. This is not my original recipe but one that I have found works really well using one to one gluten-free flour. The original (glutenous) recipe comes from the first edition of the Spice... Read more »