Celiac Disease

Grandma’s Homemade Coleslaw (from the Old Country)

This is a great coleslaw recipe for barbecues or any family dinner.  My grandmother made it this way for our family gatherings when I was growing up.  Everyone always talked about what good coleslaw my grandmother made.  Till this day, my aunts and many cousins recall her famous coleslaw, so I thought I’d make a…

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Paul’s Gluten-Free Prime Rib Recipe

This recipe is one my son, Paul, loves to cook for us on special occasions.  The one pictured below, he had made for us on this last Easter Sunday when we had his girlfriend, Samantha, and her parents over.  It was an incredible meal.  He made the prime rib, mashed potatoes, gravy (which he called…

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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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Grandma’s Minestrone Soup

This was one of my grandmother’s favorite Italian soup recipes.   This was her version of it, although traditionally minestrone soup doesn’t have beef or turkey added to it.  Her recipe contained mainly vegetables, beans, and pasta!  My grandmother made it this way so that it would be more hearty for her family which included 3…

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