Tag: strawberries

Hot Day, Coldplay and The Most "Pop"ular Dessert for Summer 2012

Hot Day, Coldplay and The Most "Pop"ular Dessert for Summer 2012
Let me just start by saying it’s hot outside, as evidenced by my car’s outside temperature gauge reading 101 degrees at 11:30 this morning. While the heat has definitely been stirring up Chicagoans this week, it seems to be stirring up the “ghosts” that live in our river-cottage-turned-renovated-three-bedroom home as well. Funny thing, these ghosts... Read more »

My Costco Conundrum: News N' Nibbles Monday

My Costco Conundrum: News N' Nibbles Monday
Mother’s Day may have come and gone, but summer can’t be far away right? Here are Monday’s news and nibbles. These Shoes Were Made for Walkin’ The McHenry County Celiac Support Group will be sponsoring a Celiac Walk this coming Saturday, May 19th, to help raise money for the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center.... Read more »

Star Spangled Trifle Dessert

Star Spangled Trifle Dessert
With the 4th of July holiday weekend upon us, why not add a little red, white, and blue to the picnic menu? The combination of gluten and dairy free pound cake, fresh berries, and sweet coconut whipped cream make this a delicious and not too decadent dessert. You can arrange this in a large trifle... Read more »
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Don't Be Afraid of Rhubarb: Simple Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

I never knew much about rhubarb growing up. To be honest, I would usually steer clear of anything with rhubarb in it at family gatherings. Fast forward to adulthood when I had the opportunity to taste some of the delicious pies made by my husband’s late grandmother. Strawberry rhubarb was one of her specialties and... Read more »

Take Your Pick of Fresh Produce in the City and the Suburbs

Memorial Day has come and gone, Father’s Day is just around the corner, and the summer grilling season has officially begun. Fresh fruits and vegetables are naturally gluten free and are abundant this time of year. Local farmers are showcasing their produce at pick-your-own farms and local farmers markets throughout Chicagoland. Our community opened its... Read more »

Gluten and Dairy Free Easter Menu: Easy and Elegant

If you haven’t already planned your Easter menu, here are some easy and delicious options for a completely gluten and dairy free Easter meal. Ham, potatoes, and asparagus are traditional fare, but I’ve added a little twist to each for added flavor without much fuss. The butter lamb was always a tradition in our household,... Read more »
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