Tag Archives: Annalise Roberts

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Quick and Easy Gluten-Free Hors D’oeuvres with Mini Crepe Cups

Thanksgiving – the big enchilada of all cooking and eating holidays is over, but the holiday season is not. In my household, there’s a lot more celebrating to come– and that means there’s a lot more shopping and cooking coming my way. And so, here I am trying to map out a plan for creating all the holiday dinner and brunch food I will make over the coming month. I tend to focus on the main course dishes and the […]

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 […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Fudge Cake – No More Pioneer Woman Fantasies

After five cold, damp days without electricity, heat, phones, and Internet, I will never again daydream about life on the frontier. No more pioneer woman fantasies for me. Last week’s freakish, devastating October snowstorm left me perfectly happy to live in the present  – electric coffee pot at my side. All those long days of scrounging around in my pantry for food I could heat up in the dark (by holding a match to light the gas burners on my […]