Blizzards, winter storms, gale warnings…February has given us a wallop of winter weather and with that a whole lot of soup. Unlike a summer minestrone that is made with a variety of garden vegetables including juicy, red tomatoes, our winter minestrone uses canned tomatoes and adds potatoes instead of pasta—not only to keep it gluten-free, […]
Here in Maine we are digging out of a giant snowstorm/blizzard (and yes, expecting some more snow in the next day or so…sigh). All the effort of clearing the snow off our cars and driveways, porches, decks and walkways deserves a reward. A warm bowl of Slow Cooker Kielbasa and Cabbage is appropriate necessary. It’s […]
No matter what you choose to make for Valentine’s dinner, finishing the meal with a swoon-inducing dessert like this rich and silky Dark Chocolate Fondue for Two certainly helps set the tone for a romantic evening. There’s something seductive about chocolate fondue, don’t you think? Maybe it’s the luscious, smooth texture of the melted chocolate, […]
Beef, Bean and Bacon stew is perfect for a busy workday because it can withstand a long cook time…get it going early and come home to dinner.
Tex-Mex flavors are a party favorite, and this Super Slow-Cooker Taco Dip is a magnet on the buffet table. In this case, what’s good for the guests is good for the cook, too, since it’s a snap to put together, can be easily adapted for a bigger crowd, and stays nice and warm in the […]
A hearty bowl of soup nourishes body and soul, especially in Maine during January. This Vegetable and Brown Rice soup is a winter staple in our house, it comes together with basic pantry ingredients and can be served as prepared or enhanced as you wish. After I took some beauty shots of this soup, I […]
Moroccan food is typically richly spiced and zesty, but not necessarily spicy hot. I used cod fillets, but you can use halibut or even salmon…
Celebrate winter with creamy, gluten-free and low-sugar cheesecake snowballs!
It’s National Oatmeal Month. Oatmeal is great, and it’s even better when it’s absolutely gluten-free and travels easily. Check out this handy (and tasty) product…
Start the New Year out right with Hoppin’ John. If you are going to be up late to ring in the new year, stir everything into the slow cooker before you go to bed and wake up to a warm, hearty breakfast of black eyed peas which legend has it, will lead to prosperity.