'Nibbles & Bites'
I was expecting company last week and had meant to do some baking but the week had just gone from hectic to all-out-insane and I just couldn’t summon the will to turn on the oven. Still, I wanted to offer my guests something so I figured I’d just pick up some nice cheese on the way home and call it …[more...]
In fact, as I write this post my latest batch of lactose-free yogurt is perking along on the kitchen counter.
Now, why would I go to this much trouble when there are ready-made options available, even for the lactose-intolerant and Low-FODMAP among us? Because not all options are created equally.
I enjoy my …[more...]
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If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you’ve probably figured out that Todd …[more...]
Todd made us roasted Cornish game hens the other night and I was reminded how, back when I was in my early 20s, I thought Cornish game hens were just the height of chi chi food. I mean, what’s better than having your own little mini-chicken, right?
Granted, my culinary landscape has greatly expanded since then, but game hens are …[more...]
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Normally I wouldn’t review a book that focused on a weight-loss diet, but I was intrigued by the chance …[more...]
As someone who very much enjoys cookies, cakes and other confections (I was a pastry chef, after all) this whole no wheat thing really had me concerned–especially when so many gluten-free baked goods are gritty or crumbly or just plain miss the mark. And since we started the testing portion just after Thanksgiving, I wanted to make sure I could …[more...]
***This is a sponsored post. I received a copy of The Diabetes Prevention & Management Cookbook by Johanna Burkhard and Barbara Allan, RD, CDE for purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own. Now with that out of the way…***
I grew up with a grandmother with diabetes as well as a cousin with juvenile diabetes. It was something …[more...]
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Once upon a time (though I should hasten to add, this is no fairytale) a mother was faced with a sick child and very few answers. Eventually the doctors diagnosed Emily Kerwien’s son with Crohn’s Disease, but it …[more...]