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Lasagna with Chicken & Mushrooms (Gluten-Free)

This delicious dish was unusual for us only in that we do not by design have to avoid gluten.  However with what feels like a growing number of friends who must omit the grain-based protein, it seems to make sense to get a handle on a few staples.   864 more words

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Eating Western food was a novelty for us growing up.  Every Sunday, Dad would make ‘Dutch food’, so mashed ptoatoes, steak, or traditional Dutch dishes.  One thing that we didn’t try until we moved to Holland was Boerenkool, or ‘farmer’s lettuce’.  187 more words

Of Mindfulness & The Child Of Summer

Sun chaser, light warrior, heat lover, adorer of the turquoise sea and golden sand, child of the summer. You’ll have quite the trouble tracking down someone who loves summer more than me. 336 more words

#FBF Flashback Friday Recipe - My most-requested recipe over the last 10 years!

*This is the original post for my almost-famous macaroni and cheese. I’ve tweaked the recipe a bit over the years, but this is how I first shared it and it’s still SO GOOD (totally biased)!* 818 more words


The Cheesecake Factory Copycat Pasta da Vinci

My daughter and I LOVE this pasta from The Cheesecake Factory. One of our favorite things to do is go to restaurants and try new dishes then come home and try to copy-cat them, and most times I can make them better. 432 more words

Friday Food Findings: The Magic in Ikeda Kikunae’s Soup

The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.

— Isaiah Berlin (via Archilochus)

In a previous Friday Food Finding, we examined the myriad transformations of the complex Maillard reaction. 1,317 more words


Spicy Mexican Eggs

Ingredients –
1 red onion/4 banana shallots
2 cloves of garlic
1 tin of roasted peppers in oil (or use fresh peppers)
1 or 2 tins of chopped tomatoes… 171 more words

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