Spooky Spaghetti Stuffed Peppers

In Easy Meals, Holidays, Pasta, Vegetarian
by Ann on 25/10
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It’s dinnertime. You have leftover spaghetti but not enough to feed the family. What to do? In mid-October, “spooky” spaghetti stuffed peppers are sure to delight. I saw… Read More »

What are Buckwheat Groats…and what do you do with them?

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Vegetarian
by Ann on 22/10
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Despite what its name suggests, buckwheat is not related to wheat.  (And though it seems counter-intutitive, it’s gluten-free.)  Not a grass like regular wheat, buckwheat is more closely… Read More »

Homemade Bisquick Mix

In Breads & Muffins, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Kitchen Basics, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas
by Ann on 18/10
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My husband loves to make pancakes, and he’s a Bisquick kind of a guy.  We really enjoy the 100% whole wheat and almond flour versions I often make,… Read More »

Gladys Langford’s Apple Cake

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts
by Ann on 15/10
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On occasion in this space, I have mentioned the inspiration for The Fountain Avenue Kitchen–my maternal grandmother, Gladys Langford. Amazing aromas continuously wafted from her narrow kitchen, but… Read More »

Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Skillet

In Beef, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice
by Ann on 11/10
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As the days grow shorter and the nights become colder, this is a meal we eat often.  Comfort food for all the right reasons.  It’s an economical, one-pan… Read More »

Pumpkin Ginger Cookies…an amazing fall cookie and a “neat” egg

In Cookies & Candy, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 08/10
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A few weeks ago, I bumped into a friend and walked away with a bag of egg replacer in my hands.  If this sounds a little strange, read… Read More »

Whole-Can-of-Pumpkin Baked Oatmeal

In Breakfast Foods, Casseroles, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes
by Ann on 04/10
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Last fall, a friend mentioned that when she uses part of a can of pumpkin, the leftover portion always seems to go bad before she gets a chance… Read More »

One Dish Baked Fish Marinara

In Casseroles, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Seafood
by Ann on 01/10
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The start of the school year is always a busy time, but any parent will tell you that the holidays are also rather hectic, and the end of… Read More »

Pat’s Seared Sesame Chicken

In Chicken, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options
by Ann on 28/09
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When dashing out to buy a bottle of wine, the logical expectation would be to return with something that may complement a special dinner. Leaving the state store… Read More »

Baked Mozzarella Sticks

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 24/09
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I’m a snacker.  Though I never miss a meal, I still get hungry between those meals.  Like many, I’m most prone to absent-minded grazing in the hour or… Read More »