Dairy-Free

Cook This: Pepián de Pollo (Gluten-free, Dairy-free, Soy-free)

My son was adopted from Guatemala as an infant. We try hard to get him exposure to various things Central and South American, food included. Actually, given how much we love to eat, food especially. Today I made Pepián, a dish we first had about five years ago when we were holed up in Antigua, Guatemala waiting for the final word that we could bring our son home.

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Cook This: Gluten-free Dairy-free Rosemary Chard Frittata

A recent research article was published with the finding that the scent of rosemary improves brain performance. Since I’ve got a lovely old rosemary bush in the back yard I figured why not set my sights on developing some recipes that incorporate this lovely and aromatic herb? My first thought- frittata.

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Cook This: Gluten-free Ling Cod Fish Tacos

I originally found this recipe calling for halibut on Epicurious. I’ve made it probably a dozen times but I wanted a slightly less expensive fish for a weekday meal so I asked Lyf at Flying Fish Co what he thought would work well and he chose the Pacific Ling Cod. It was fresh, never frozen, about half the price of halibut, and Lyf was sure. Who am I to doubt the fishmonger?

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Is it real or is it Memorex? Dairy Substitutes.

When my son was two and a half he saw a picture of a mastodon in a book. He said “Dat’s not a elephant, but it’s similuh.” Right. Similar. Not the same. So think of that when you’re trying to replace foods. If you don’t expect an elephant to be the same as a mastodon you won’t be disappointed

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Cook This: Homemade Granola.

The granola at the market is always a bit too expensive and a bit too sweet for my taste. I started making my own just last year.

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Cook This: Lemon Walnut Green Beans v2.1

I had another lemon-walnut green bean recipe up a few months back but the original poster took the recipe down. I decided to make some changes and ended up with this deliciousness.

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Cook This: Grilled Monster Pork Chops with Tomatillo and Green Apple Sauce (not to be confused with applesauce.)

We had a few double cut pork chops in our freezer from, oh, about 9 months ago. Even though we had used the Seal-a-Meal Food Saver I was worried they’d be too old. Not so! They didn’t even smell a little bit like freezer.

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Product Review: Chia Goodness Cereal

I was skeptical about this cereal because of the whole Chia pet thing. I mean, you eat that?

But, as it is it’s my job to taste all things healthy I went ahead and bought Chia Goodness Cereal to give it a try. And I’ll be…it’s actually good!

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Cook This: Hazelnut and Honey-Roasted Acorn Squash.

When I was in college my roommate, on his way to town to buy the groceries, passed a farmer selling butternut squash out of the back of his pickup. He pulled over and was somehow talked into buying a BUSHEL of butternut squash.

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Cook This: Causa (round 2)

I was excited to see a causa recipe and decided to make it to compare it to the one I posted a few weeks back.

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