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Valentine brownies

Odds are, you will need something chocolate in the next couple of weeks. Here is a re-post of my Bake Sale Brownie recipe from April 2018 and its rather silly origin that you may enjoy. 🙂 This gluten-free batch was made without the coffee twist, but has two topping choices -- crushed candy canes or dark… Continue reading Valentine brownies

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Spoon-free oatmeal

"Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise." -- Benjamin Franklin, American founding father In my perfect world, we would not be getting up before dawn every weekday. But, we are -- and that means breakfast has to be simple. Really simple. In the winter, I have oatmeal. In… Continue reading Spoon-free oatmeal

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Slow Chicken Pot Pie (moo free/gluten free)

"The best comfort food will always be greens, cornbread and fried chicken." Maya Angelou, American poet Last week's soup version of chicken pot pie is great if you're in a hurry, but there are times when you just want the "creamy," savory real thing. Perhaps on a day like today, when it's gray as dusk,… Continue reading Slow Chicken Pot Pie (moo free/gluten free)

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Moo-free salmon bake

“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?” Charles de Gaulle, French resistance leader and lover of democracy The thing I have missed most since going dairy free is cheese, particularly all those creamy sauces that put the "comfort" in comfort food come snowy weather. Thanks to my vegan friends out there,… Continue reading Moo-free salmon bake

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‘Country Boy’ griddle cakes

"Well, I got me a fine wife, I got me old fiddle. When the sun's coming up, I got cakes on the griddle." John Denver, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" There is food and there is food. I'm pretty sure, when John Denver sang so delightfully of "cakes on the griddle," he wasn't talking… Continue reading ‘Country Boy’ griddle cakes