I have a tendency to romanticize food – in my mind ordinary things one may choose to eat become filled with greater meaning and possibility, will change my life. I blame it on the movies.
I can’t count the number of movies where lox and bagels have had a supporting role in the scene being played out. Somehow, thanks to
Baby, it’s hot outside!
Here in Florida temperatures are hitting the upper nineties with the humidity factor right up there around ninety-nine percent. It’s hot! It’s sticky! It’s no
Written by Hallie Klecker
Years ago, before going truly gluten free, my husband and I had a weekly tradition. Every Sunday morning, we would wake up bright and early, walk down the tree studded hill we lived on to the charming downtown area of our little town of Los Gatos and go to the Farmer’s Market. On the way to market we would stop first for a coffee from the roasting company then walk a couple doors down to the bagel place. Every Sunday, I ordered the same thing; an everything bagel, toasted, with scallion schmear, lox, tomato and red onion. I miss everything about those days, the wide variety of fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables, the musicians playing in the park to the delight of dancing children, my steaming cappuccino and of course, that bagel!
This gluten free burger recipe is reminiscent of that bagel. The burger itself is made from c
I love salad! I could eat it for lunch and dinner and I have even been known to have salad with my breakfast! I love it even more when I can turn salad into a main dish work of art.
Cobb salad is a standard in my life. It is one of my go-to items to order when eating out. With a little questioning of the server or the chef, I can determine if any ingredients need to be left out or substituted. Even though Cobb Salad should be a naturally gluten free recipe (at least in my opinion) you need to check before ordering. Ask if the bacon was fried on the grill along with wheat-filled things like pancakes or grilled sandwiches. Ask about the blue cheese – if there is any
I don’t often eat tofu. It is not because I don’t like it, I do. I consider it sort of a treat. How weird is my world where tofu is a treat?
I was in the grocery store and spied a package of organic tofu and I just had to take it home with me. I didn’t know what gluten free recipe it would wind up in; I just knew it was time for a little tofu.
Have you ever known anyone whose speech and mannerisms change depending on who they are talking to? You’re at a party, they spend five minutes talking to a guy from New Jersey and all of a sudden they turn into Joe Pesci, a short conversation with a Southern Belle and they morph into Paula Deen. Well, that’s tofu – it soaks up the flavors of whatever it hangs with. That’s a good thing because