Categotry Archives: Gluten-Free Fish, Poultry & Meat Recipes

Cold Nights and Hearty Soups

I’m back. It was a lovely holiday – in spite of my slow start on preparations. I enjoyed three weeks of being able to spend time with family and friends and of having my son Alex home from college. I enjoyed giving myself the time I to cook and not write about it. I enjoyed the intellectual peace and quiet that comes from living in the moment. When what you do for a living is also so intimately connected to […]

What I’m Talking About: Gluten-Free Recipes for the Holidays

I’m finally embracing the 2011 holiday season with open arms. I’m ready for a bit a cheer, for watching White Christmas  for the hundredth time, for decorating the house and putting up the tree and wrapping presents and hugging people dressed in Santa hats (my dad; although one year he showed up in reindeer antlers). I’m ready to cook special holiday dinners for my family and friends, drink luscious wines and enjoy favorite foods. My first big holiday dinner this year […]

What I’m Talking About: My Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Dinner

  I’m not mentally ready for the holidays. I need another couple of weeks so I can really start looking forward to them. I want more autumn. I want more autumn weather. I guess I need an attitude adjustment because there are fresh turkeys and Christmas decorations popping up all around me and I need to get on with it. I can’t say I haven’t tried. Last week I made and froze bread cubes for stuffing,  the pie crusts for […]

The Perfect Autumn Dinner and Post Traumatic Stress

After five long, cold days without power at the end of October, I’m very slowly returning to normal. By “normal” I mean that I’m starting to feel like I can once again plan and shop for several days worth of meals all at one time. Up until this past weekend, I could only bring myself to shop for food the day I needed it. I had this nagging fear that the power would suddenly go off and I would once again lose […]