Category Archives: Gluten-free

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

Avocado, lime juice, cottage cheese, more lime juice, Cholula, chia seeds.   Advertisements

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COFFEE-ROASTED CAULIFLOWER STEAKS with CREAMY CARROT SAUCE

All right, referring to thick slices of cauliflower as “steaks” may be reaching a bit.  But it sounds better than “slabs,” and it’s much less wordy than “thick slices of cauliflower.”  Come along, please. ❦ The daughter was here visiting … Continue reading

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SESAME-CLEMENTINE BRAISED CABBAGE

I need a break from rich food. It isn’t that I’ve consumed a lot, but I’ve just been around so much of it non-stop for the last month.  In fact, there were many nights during party season when I felt … Continue reading

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THE DAY BEFORE THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS: CHICKEN & BLACK BEAN STEW

This is a word-laden post, as opposed to the photo-heavy ones of late. Be that the good news or the bad for you, as I say in About, I write, or try to, for people who love to read as … Continue reading

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GRASS-FED BEEF: THE LEFTOVERS

As I mentioned in a previous post about the many wonderful qualities of grass-fed beef, among them is that it is less “marbled” than feedlot beef, its fat being laid down around the muscle rather than throughout it.  And one of … Continue reading

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FROM GRASS-FED BEEF TO AN ASIAN-INSPIRED STEAK

One afternoon while I was at work, I received a FedEx box from the kind folks at Marx Foods.  It wasn’t exactly a surprise, though it was a thrill.  They’d posted a call for cooks interesting in trying out their … Continue reading

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WEEKNIGHT DINNER: GRILLED SALAD with CHILE-LIME SHRIMP

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The son and the daughter-in-law called every day from their Hawaii honeymoon. Of an afternoon it was while standing in the Pacific Ocean so I could hear the sound of the surf, and one morning to tell me that they’d … Continue reading

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SEVEN LAYER SALAD

I’m often asked if I really go home, after a day in a restaurant kitchen, and make dinner in my own.  Even after a day in July in a restaurant kitchen, when I swear I could bake a cake in the car … Continue reading

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MIDSUMMER SOUP and BREAD, The Truth

I wish I could tell you that it was my intent all along to give you a recipe free from any distraction, but the truth is that sometimes I am so focused on the outcome of something that fine details … Continue reading

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CHILLED ASPARAGUS SOUP and A REVELATION

This makes an especially perfect light dinner either before or after the excesses of a holiday, family reunion, or wild weekend.   Whatever may constitute for you a wild weekend. I am in heaven when I have (a) an entire … Continue reading

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