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Sweet Berry Cornbread

Gluten Free Sweet Cornbread with blackberries

You’d think given that cornmeal is naturally gluten free, coming up with a gluten free cornbread would be as easy as my magical first try with gluten free carrot cake cupcakes.   No such luck. I’ve been working on this sweet gluten free cornbread idea for months at this point and kept meaning to get Continue Reading

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Sweet Potato, Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Gratin

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Caramelized Onion Goat cheese gratin

One of my favorite activities is flipping through cooking magazines for inspiration.  While I often spend more time in the kitchen experimenting without any particular recipe in hand, I do love learning from recipes and adapting the ones that inspire me to be gluten free, healthier, or both.  In this case I adapted the recipe Continue Reading

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Crowd Pleasing Scalloped Potatoes

Gluten Lactose Free Scalloped Potatoes

I’ve been trying to cut back on dairy (I think cow’s milk products and I may have to part ways) and to some extent that has been harder than going gluten free.  I love cheese and there is no substitute for delicious Parrano or Fresh Parmesan. Sigh. I’m not giving up on dairy right completely, Continue Reading

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2 Minute Tip: The best thing since sliced squash

Roasting a whole Butternut Squash_final

FYI: One of the new additions I’m planning for the blog kicks off today with my “2 Minute Tip” series.  I love reading other blogs, cooking magazines, and just playing around in the kitchen in general. With this research I learn lots of new tips and don’t want to wait for a recipe to share, Continue Reading

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How Lisa Got Her Groove Back

First of all, apologies for the slower than typical posting cycle lately.  In my defense, I’ve traveled pretty much all around the country, and once I arrived back in DC, I was greeted by an empty but unfamiliar house and a twin air mattress.  So, the exciting news is that Tyler and I bought a new Continue Reading

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