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Baked goods, Desserts

Easy Cinnamon Rolls (Korvapuusti)

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Amazing and incredibly delicious cinnamon rolls. Treat your loved ones with these gluten containing cinnamon rolls. They are yummy but I can’t have them. Why am I posting a recipe that has gluten? Because these go back to my childhood! I grew up and was surrounded by these on a […]

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Thai Style Shrimp in Coconut Milk

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Once again I had to dramatically alter a recipe to make it suitable for me. The original recipe for Thai Shrimp in Coconut Milk calls for 2-3 tablespoons of Thai Red Curry Paste which has a lot of garlic and onions. I only used the ingredients that I know my […]

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Pernil or Roast Pork Shoulder

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I have been hesitating to try cook in styles where they traditionally use a lot of onions or garlic. However, an occasion arose where I just had to try to make a pork roast in Puerto Rican style. I looked up recipes and they all called for onions and garlic, […]

Main, Meat

Korean Style Beef

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I recently made a dish that my husband loved, a shaved beef dish that is based on Korean Bulgogi recipe, but I made so many substitutions that I don’t think I can call it Korean anymore. Anyhow, it turned out really well, and it is so simple to make. Instead […]

Baked goods, Desserts

Jelly Roll

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Jelly roll is one of those confort foods/sweets that I remember from childhood. My sisters and I would make them frequently on a Sunday afternoons, but we made them with regular wheat flour. I did not make one for a long time after realizing I could not eat gluten and […]

Meat, Soups

Gumbo

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Gumbo is one of those comfort foods from south Louisiana that people would typically make after Thanksgiving or Christmas. After eating the meat from a turkey, the carcass would end up in a large Dutch oven and it would be turned into this delicous comfort food, either turkey and sausage […]

Sides, Vegetarian

Roasted Cauliflower

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I got an Air Fryer for Christmas and I am trying out new recipes. I had heard from many people that the Air Fryer is one of the best kitchen equipment around, you can get the flavor of fried food without the fat and you can cook all kinds of […]

Desserts, Vegan

Chocolate Fudge

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I have been making chocolate fudge for many years for Christmas and the recipe I have been using is a Million Dollar Fudge which evidently comes from the Fannie Farmer cookbook first published in 1896. I got my recipe from Bayou Cook Book which was first published in 1967. My […]

Main, Vegan

Vegan spaghetti sauce

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This came about because I have some family members who are vegan and also onion and garlic intolerant. I had pondered for some time what vegetables to use in place of meat, and since we had some eggplants in the garden, I decided to use eggplant in the sauce in […]

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Eggplant “Meatloaf”

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I am interested in making dishes that can be used in place of meat in a meal and I thought about using eggplant in making a meatloaf. I never make a regular meatloaf, but I thought I could make a vegetarian version of it. We have a garden and some […]