Posts tagged "gluten-free"

Delicious Gluten-Free Almond Thumbprint Cookie Filled with Raspberry Jelly--Passover Friendly

When I became gluten-free over 3 years ago, I was worried if I would be able to enjoy desserts again. I am not a huge dessert eater unless, of course, there is chocolate involved. When I do indulge, I want it to be delicious. I have shared some favorite dessert recipes of mine that are... Read more »

Berry Tiramisu Recipe

I love to spend time with my friends, I also love to cook. What I am about to tell you may seem crazy to some but not to me. I receive so such joy by sharing my love of food and cooking with those that I love. Do not get me wrong, I still enjoy... Read more »

Easy and delicious chicken in white wine sauce recipe

Many years ago I wanted to come up with a chicken recipe that was flavorful, can be adaptable for 2 to 1,000,000 people, and, most importantly, easy to prepare. This recipe fits all these requirements. In fact, I have made this recipe for holiday dinners, baby and bridal showers, friend requests, and for a quick and easy... Read more »
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Potato Leek Soup Recipe--Vegetarian and Gluten-Free

As much as I love summer (read my love letter to summer ), I could easily write a “Dear John letter” to winter. My list of reasons why I love summer would take me hours, maybe even days, yet my list of what I love about winter took me only 5 minutes. Why? Because I... Read more »

Kale Caesar Salad with Sun Dried Tomato Recipe

Every spring my husband and I plant a vegetable garden. This year we grew cucumbers, tomatoes, squash, peppers, brussel sprouts, and various types of lettuces. I wanted to grow kale this year too so that I could pick it fresh and make my favorite salad–kale Caesar salad with sun dried tomatoes. Thankfully, kale is always... Read more »

Delicious Roasted Butternut Squash and Leek Soup Recipe

It is mid March in Chicago and there is still snow on the ground. As a life long Chicagoan I have endured many cold and snowy winters…just not during the same year. While this has been a very trying winter, the one positive, possibly the only positive, is that I have made lots of soups... Read more »
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Cooking to Relieve Stress: Tiramisu

Cooking is my stress reliever. While I have many hobbies, what gives me the most satisfaction is cooking. Sometimes I do find food preparation to be a chore; however, this is usually when I am expected to do it. While an artist uses brushes, paint and a canvas to create their masterpiece, I use ingredients,... Read more »

Flourless Chocolate Cake Recipe

Flourless chocolate cake is so very decedent; especially on Valentine’s Day. Because chocolate is an aphrodisiac, what better week to share this delicious and nutritious recipe (okay, I did lie about the nutritious part).  I only hope after experiencing this dessert, you will not take up smoking cigarettes…yes, it is that good. Ingredients: 1 pound semisweet chocolate,... Read more »

BRACIOLE RECIPE THAT IS GLUTEN-FREE

Braciole, pronounced brah/TCHOH/lay, is one of my favorite Italian dishes.  I have made this braciole recipe both in my slow cooker and in the oven.   It would make a wonderful Sunday night family dinner, for a holiday or a nice night with friends and a bottle or 3 of wine.  Wow, I am salivating just... Read more »
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Jews and Italians-- We Share More than just Guilt

I love Italy.  I love the people, the food, the culture.  When I was in Florence 3 years ago, I felt as if  I was home.  I must have Italian blood in me (I even shared my famous marinara sauce with you which is at the end of this post).  Is it possible that this... Read more »
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