Orange Lentils and Black Beans with Mole Sauce
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Orange Lentils and Black Beans with Mole Sauce

More healthy and flavorful food from south-of-the-border: orange lentils, black beans, raisins and a rich Mole Sauce combine to make this sweet and savory dish perfect as a side for salad or Oven Stewed Mexican Chicken. The slide show will take you half way through the Mole preparation, but written directions should get you to … Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Cream Tart – Vegan, Gluten Free, Raw: Delicious!
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Chocolate Banana Cream Tart – Vegan, Gluten Free, Raw: Delicious!

Peter hosted a board retreat last month; we used the occasion to introduce “Choco-Bana”, a gluten free, raw, vegan dessert to nine neophytes, the best kind of GF taste testers. The recipe, inspired by the taste of chocolate dipped frozen bananas, initially sounded enticing, but the guys were a little cautious as I described the … Continue reading

Savory Corn Pancakes
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Savory Corn Pancakes

Summer in Maine is a bountiful culinary celebration of color, flavor, and texture. A group is coming over for a little taste testing, so we’ve harvested things from the garden and shopped for the provisions we don’t grow. Minted cucumber water is steeping in the ‘frige and tart is cooling on the window sill. We’ll … Continue reading

Super Berries
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Super Berries

America’s Next Top Super Berry? That’s a question posed by yesterday’s WSJ article about “nutritional royalty.” Natural, beautiful, low on the glycemic index, and rich in antioxidants, “super” berries are finding their way into the main stream.  Much of the exotic fruit is imported from great distances resulting in environmental impact. Whenever possible support  local … Continue reading

Gluten Free Blueberry Scones
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Gluten Free Blueberry Scones

Summer… Maine… blueberries: scones! Made these for Breakfast At Wimbledon. Tradition dictates strawberries and cream, certainly possible this time of year, but on the Sunday morning of the Men’s Singles Final we serve Blueberry Scones. They are delicious plain, with butter or clotted cream, or with the Lemon Curd we make. Stay tuned for GF … Continue reading