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Pancakes (no wheat, eggs, corn, or dairy) and bacon

The Holy Grail of great gluten-free, egg-free, dairy-free, almond-free, and corn-free breakfasts must be the Perfect Pancake Recipe. Or so I think, given how many people – including myself – have made attempts at some variation of recipes that incorporate these restrictions. So, after years of muddling about with less-than-stellar…(Read More)

Fun, colourful graphic drawing of a slow cooker with soup in it

Fast Food — Slowly!


Every now and again, my food issues can drive me to tears. Happily, that no longer happens too often but, even now, after all these years of practice later, one of the greatest food-related Meltdown Moments in my little world appears when I’m both hungry and rushed. Add “nowhere near home” to the…(Read More)

Ever try roasted chesnuts, like the ones you sing about in Christmas carols? Well, I think they are yummy! Better yet, take them to a party, throw them in your host’s oven for 20 minutes, and instead of people feeling sorry for you because you can’t eat Christmas Cream Cheese Sugar Cookies — or…(Read More)

Ground Veal with Spinach and Pasta

Veal and Spinach Pasta


Need a quick, tasty dinner that also works great for lunch the next day? Give this a try! (I usually double it–the sauce freezes well.) Veal and Spinach Pasta INGREDIENTS OPTIONAL: 1 sweet onion, chopped fine 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 pound ground veal 6 sweet or plum tomatoes plus 1 10 oz (284…(Read More)

Hash Browns Re-Mixed


Here’s a yummy, easy idea. HASH BROWNS, RE-MIXED 2 baking potatoes, large 2 yams, same size as baking potatoes Grate potatoes and yams. Heat frying pan, add a little olive oil, add grated potatoes and yams. Pan fry for about 15 minutes or until they look done enough for you, flipping often to…(Read More)

Check every label, all the time. The same product, marketed in different countries, is by no means guaranteed to be made from the same recipe. Here is one example. In fact, even something familiar might undergo a change that renders it unsafe. (Mistakes can be such a drag…(Read More)