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I Can’t Eat What And It’s Where?

May is Celiac Awareness Month and in honor of that Shirley at gluten free easily is sharing the stories of different people who live gluten free.  She asked me to share my story and specifically what it was like to make the shift to living gluten free. I made a lot of mistakes that I […]

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Roasted Tomato and Basil Soup Recipe

Tomatoes seem to be an easy thing to grow.  I’m getting tons from my CSA and even a few from my father-in-law’s garden.  His actually tasted better.  I think next year I’ll give it a try and grow some.  I love the orange ones and I only received a few in my CSA.  But for […]

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Chorizo With Garden Harvest

Every Wednesday I have no idea what I’m going to receive in my CSA bag.  When I bring it home I love to create dishes from as many of the vegetables in one dish as I can.  Of course the more vegetables I include the stronger the seasoning has to be so the vegetables are […]

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CSA Week 6 Update

Week 6 of my CSA (community supported agriculture) and I’m having fun.  Can’t wait to eat the corn and tomatoes.  I think I could make one meal with everything in the bag.  Well, minus the flowers. This week I received: new potatoes, garlic, tomatoes, basil, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, pole beans, peppers, sweet corn, eggs and […]

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Community Shared Agriculture and Penzeys Spices

I am having a lot of fun with my weekly CSA (community shared agriculture) regular share from Potomac Vegetable Farms.  Each week I can’t wait to open my bag to see what new foods I’m going to find.  This week here is what I received: sweet onions, fresh garlic, thai basil, asian eggplant, shallots, swiss […]

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Salad for a Locavore with Champagne Dijon Vinaigrette

I love when the farmers markets open and the local fresh vegetables start showing up.  Fresh lettuces and tasty little cucumbers.   Of course the herbs and vegetables you grow yourself are organic and as local as it gets.  They’re also priced right.  This salad was created by what was available at the farmers market, my […]

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Buffalo Cranberry & Wine Sausage With Pork

Whenever I cook vegetables for my husband I have to do a good job of either hiding them or making sure they are part of the dish.  They do not over power the dish with their taste and texture.  I guess that’s the same thing as hiding them.  I’m really working on getting more vegetables, […]

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Adopt a Gluten Free Blogger -Elana’s Pantry Gluten Free Twinkies

As soon as I saw Elana’s post on Gluten Free Twinkies I knew my son and I would be making these.  This month I’ve adopted Elana’s from Elana’s Pantry for Book of Yum’s monthy event, Adopt a Gluten Free Blogger.  This is a fun event where you can get a lot of great gluten free […]

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An Attitude of Gratitude

I want to thank Rachel from Living Without Wheat, for nominating me for the Attitude of Gratitude award. I am extremely touched by your kind words.  Thank you. And, yes, I’m often found smiling at my computer. Especially when I’m checking out my favorite blogs like yours, and listening to Adam Lambert on my ipod. […]

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Immune Boosters are Good Everyday

Immune boosters are good everyday, not just because you are worried about this new flu outbreak.  They are especially good if you are dealing with the effects of gluten when you are intolerant to it or have Celiacs Disease or other autoimmune diseases.  Either way you should read what Kim Harris, The Nourishing Gourmet, has […]

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