Moroccan Spiced Carrot Dip
Hors d'oeuvre / Side Dish / specialities and sundries

Moroccan Spiced Carrot Dip

More from Uncle Howard. His interest in food, drink, music, and people and their stories continues to inspire. How’s enthusiastic support of Gus’s gluten-free lifestyle and his willingness to experiment with all kinds of cuisine is remarkable.  We’ve modified this recipe for one his favorite “nibbly bits”: have had a tough time finding organic lemons … Continue reading

Gluten-free Rockycoast Crisps
Baked Good / Brunch / Side Dish / specialities and sundries

Gluten-free Rockycoast Crisps

Lesley Stowe’s Raincoast Crisps are among my favorite foods. The size, flavor, and texture of these savory and sweet crackers is just about perfect.  If only they were gluten free for Gus….  This flies in the face of yesterday’s mantra: maybe those following a GF diet should just eat (d’Affoinois) on apple slices.  Any while … Continue reading

Gluten Free Tarte Provencale: Dessert!
Baked Good / Brunch / Dessert / Side Dish

Gluten Free Tarte Provencale: Dessert!

Tarte Provencale will remain in the repertoire for the rest of my baking days. Rustic and sophisticated… special… one of the best things coming from the kitchen! Had a slice – looking forward to another tomorrow. Don’t be dissuaded by the unusual combination of ingredients: make it as written then tweak it to suit your tastes, providing … Continue reading

Pasta Revolution
Dinner / Lunch / Pasta / Product Review / Side Dish / Uncategorized

Pasta Revolution

You know the revolution has been successful when an almost 81 year old grandmother who doesn’t want anything for her birthday (except maybe a massage, tickets to Paris, and certainly cake and singing) is getting a Paderno Vegetable Pasta Gizmo.  She’ll love it. Better, she’ll use it with pleasure.  Perhaps not as much pleasure as … Continue reading

Broccoli Quiche
Baked Good / Breakfast / Brunch / Dinner / Lunch / Side Dish / Uncategorized

Broccoli Quiche

Last night the woodchuck ravaged the broccoli: arghhh! In his defense we committed a major offensive on the entrance to his underground network last weekend, a reminder that humans rank as an invasive species: filling, paving, digging, diverting, building, and emitting with startling speed and efficacy.  The woodchuck is owed a little broccoli. Continue reading