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Delicious Gluten-Free Scones

Gluten-Free Scones:  Inspired by my friend Rachel Durham Rachel and I, along with several other friends, got together for a gluten-free brunch one mid-morning recently.  We both love to cook and be creative (Rachel is more creative than I am), so this scones recipe is what we came up with.  We both have Celiac disease.  In fact,…

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Gluten-Free Hummus (my own variations)

For those of us who enjoy a vegetarian recipe, here is my own hummus recipe.  There are so many variations to a basic hummus recipe. You can take what I suggest and add your own extra ingredients.  Or, you can also omit an ingredient if you want that is not to your liking.  But always…

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Oven Baked Boneless Chicken Thighs with Homemade BBQ Sauce and Homemade French Fries.

This is a recipe my family loved and made often while I was growing up.   The barbecue (BBQ) sauce is a combination of ideas from a friend and my own added touches.  It can be used with chicken, or pork, or beef ribs.  The meat can be made in the oven as I describe here…

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Bubbi’s Potato Pancake Recipe

From Russia with Love. Wasn’t that a movie? Why, yes it was! It was a 1963 James Bond thriller/action movie from Ian Fleming’s book by the same title. Sean Connery starred as agent 007. I was a Bond fan, as was most of my family. So this recipe for potato pancakes was a passed down…

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My First Visit to a Chinese Restaurant Since my Celiac Disease Diagnosis

Wow!  I could hardly believe it!  After years of not being able to eat Chinese food out in a restaurant because of the gluten issue, finally there it was: a Chinese restaurant with a gluten-free menu. My favorite food, and it was gluten free!  Woo! Hoo!–As they say here in the West.  We had moved to…

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My Own Wild Broiled Salmon

This is a recipe I like to make for my husband.  It’s a healthy recipe, and I’m always encouraging him to eat healthy meals and stay away from prepared foods from fast food restaurants.  He was a junk food junky for many years in his youth.  So when he married me and over time, I have…

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Mom’s Chicken Fried Cubed Steak with Cream Gravy

Mom’s chicken fried cubed steak memories: Since my mother grew up in a kosher home, this was a recipe she only made “once in a blue moon,” so to speak.  When she made this recipe, it was a real treat. Her greatest joy in life was seeing her family happy.   She was the most sacrificial woman…

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