Gluten Free Seeded Scones
Baked Good / Breakfast / Brunch / Lunch / Side Dish

Gluten Free Seeded Scones

Tested and enthusiastically approved by GF and non-GF friends and family, this is one of our new favorite scone recipes. We like the combination of sweet, savory, and aromatic flavors. They’re great for breakfast or as a side for salad or soup. 4 years ago we moved from Falmouth back to South Portland (SoPo) where … Continue reading

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Spicy Spinach and Cheese Dip
Breakfast / Brunch / Hors d'oeuvre / Side Dish

Spicy Spinach and Cheese Dip

Amy, the only strict vegetarian in our book group, brought this to one of our meetings years… ouch, more than a decade ago, since it was before Gus was diagnosed with Celiac Disease. Rich and satisfying, it remains a favorite.  The original recipe includes making crackers out of pita bread baked with melted butter, cumin, and lemon pepper. … Continue reading

Tahoe Cheddar Souffle with Caramelized Tomato and Onion Compote
Breakfast / Brunch / Dinner / Lunch / Meals / Side Dish

Tahoe Cheddar Souffle with Caramelized Tomato and Onion Compote

Delicious, nutritious, easy, fast, this savory dish is perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Even if you splurge on the nicest free range eggs, organic cheddar, heirloom tomatoes and Vidalia onions, it’s an inexpensive way to satisfy the craving for a hearty meal. Traveling to Lake Tahoe to visit Gus who is working at Stanford … Continue reading

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin for Fall
Brunch / Dinner / Lunch / Salad / Side Dish

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin for Fall

We went to Green Spark Farm in Cape Elizabeth on the hunt for organic pumpkins to continue our gastronomic celebration of fall in general and October in particular. They had beautiful examples of a variety of squashes.  One of the tastiest is their Golden Acorns: sweet, smooth flesh, perfect for roasting. Even though pumpkin is … Continue reading