Tag Archives: Annalise Roberts

Gluten-free Zucchini Bread

Ok! Time to get back to that pile of zucchini in my kitchen. What next? Figured I’d fine-tune the gluten-free zucchini bread recipe I’ve tinkering with. When I first started out on this zucchini bread adventure, I didn’t have a wheat-based recipe I loved. I only had recipes I thought were fine. But fine doesn’t cut it when I’m converting. It has to be really good. And great is better. So I looked around. I asked friends for their favorites […]


Gadgets, Pesto and Gluten-Free Panini

I am not a big gadget person. I don’t like to read instruction manuals and if I can’t learn to use something in a matter of minutes, it probably won’t be a big part of my life. Yes, you guessed it: there are functions on my phone I have yet to contemplate, and I am unable to turn on our DVD player to watch a movie without my teenage sons to remind me how (ie. I haven’t seen a lot […]

Zucchini and Tomatoes – Quick and Easy

Now that it’s August, the summer gardens in New Jersey are starting to overflow with zucchini. You can see the result in neighborhoods everywhere –  people crossing streets with armloads of green squash harvested from their backyards. I’m always a smiling recipient of the bounty, especially since summer is the time when this delicious vegetable tastes best. Luckily, my husband and my older son are very happy dining from the large platters of sautéed or grilled zucchini I cook up […]

A Bucket of Blueberries

It was already 83 degrees at 10:00 in the morning, but I was thinking about food. I was looking forward to a nice, relaxing Sunday afternoon and a dinner cooked outside on the grill. My mind drifted to the cool glass of rose I would pour to start the evening. Eight hours to go. I’d run to the store in search of a fish to put on the barbecue. As I left,  I sent my husband off to the local […]