Archive:  September, 2013

Beet Salad with Walnuts and Goat Cheese

In Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Salads, Side Dishes
by Ann on 30/09
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  When I was a kid and my mom served beets, I was not a happy camper.  I can remember, however, going to a restaurant in Virginia as… Read More »

Balsamic Orange Avocado Oil Vinaigrette

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 27/09
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Congratulations to Mary Lou Keller!  You are the winner!  If you could please email me your complete mailing address and phone number, you will receive your prize soon!  … Read More »

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins (Grain and Gluten-Free)

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options
by Ann on 25/09
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After thoroughly enjoying this recipe for Pumpkin Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie last year, I was inspired to further experiment with the concept.  As I bake increasingly more often… Read More »

Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

In Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Kitchen Basics
by Ann on 23/09
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Beyond cooler weather, shorter days, and football games, the arrival of fall means apples, pumpkins, and a host of other delicious fall fruits and vegetables.  I find myself… Read More »

Homemade Play Dough

In Crafts, Kitchen Basics, Kitchen Extras, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 22/09
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A recipe for a fun weekend activity…and don’t count the older kids out! The start of the new school year brought much change to our house.  My older… Read More »

Banana Coconut Crunch with “The Perfect Snaque” Giveaway

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 20/09
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UPDATE:  My friend, Cricket, from The Perfect Snaque very kindly offered a promotion code so all our Fountain Avenue Kitchen friends can order through her site and receive a… Read More »

Roasted Beets, Two Ways

In Appetizers, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 18/09
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There are so many ways to cook beets:  steam, boil, roast, microwave.  What is really the best way?  After trying quite a few methods over the years, I… Read More »

Parmesan Crusted Roasted Potato and Arugula Salad

In Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Salads, Side Dishes, Vegetarian
by Ann on 16/09
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  As summer draws to a close, I am always a little sad to say goodbye to seasonal favorites like peaches and corn on the cob.  But with… Read More »

Roasted Tomatoes with Whipped Feta…and some kitchen experimenting

In Appetizers, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian
by Ann on 15/09
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My sister is an artist.  At a very young age, she stunned everyone with an amazingly accurate sketch of a horse.  Eventually, she became a painting major at… Read More »

T-Fal Giveaway — A New Winner Announced!

In Uncategorized
by Ann on 13/09
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AND THE WINNER IS….Jane Friedrich!!!  Jane, please forward me your mailing address within the next 48 hours.  Congratulations to you and thank you to all who entered! You… Read More »