Tag Archives: My Gluten-Free Table

Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Loaves with Bed and Breakfast Style

    The weather is supposed to be beautiful here in the northeast this weekend. I’ve invited a few friends for “cocktails on the veranda” tonight and others for a casual barbecue at the end of the day Sunday. But I’m keeping the mornings to myself so I can quietly sit on the patio and look out at my garden while I drink coffee and read the paper. It’s one of the nicest, most peaceful times of year in my […]

Will Gluten Go the Way of the Cigarette?

Gluten-free is a big fad! It will soon be replaced by some other diet craze! Those who call it a fad simply don’t understand what’s going on. This isn’t a chain reaction of people enthusiastically conforming to some fleeting behavioral change. It’s more of a trend based on the mounting realization that wheat is causing more damage to our human bodies than was previously understood. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how the growing awareness of celiac and non-celiac […]

Orange Walnut Biscotti

The big box of fragrant navel oranges arrived just before the weekend. I opened it and looked down. Each orange was individually wrapped in tissue paper like a special gift. I grabbed one, washed and peeled it and started popping brightly colored pieces into my mouth. Delicious. These beautiful, orange fruits have become my daily indulgence ever since: oranges with yogurt for breakfast, oranges for an afternoon snack, and thinly sliced oranges in a salad of baby greens with Balsamic […]

Moroccan Chicken and Chickpea Stew – Pantry Dinner –

On Tuesday morning our street was covered with sleet when we woke up. It was damp and cold and the kind of day that makes you not want to leave the house unless you have to. We looked out one of the front windows and quickly realized that it would be difficult to get down our driveway without skidding off into the rock wall that boarded it on one side. We weren’t going anywhere- at least for a couple of […]