Vacation 2018 – Day 2 at The Sea Pines Resort

Well the RBC Heritage weekend has come and gone for about a week, but during our recent family vacation last month we enjoyed a few days on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and more specifically at The Sea Pines Resort! We arrived right after they had put up the bleachers for the tournament. Baby Margaret […]

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A new favorite from Tyler Florence: Tolan’s Mom’s Potato Salad

(Affiliate links are included in this post) This recipe is taken from an amazing cookbook that we’ve had for a number of years – Tyler’s Ultimate (you may have seen the TV show at one point). You can get your own copy here. It’s a beautiful book that covers all varieties of American cooking and […]

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Apple-cinnamon breakfast slow cooker risotto recipe

Apple-cinnamon breakfast risottoRecipe from The Gluten Free Bible (this link is an affiliate link)Ingredients: 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 4 medium Granny Smith apples, diced (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1 1/2 teaspoons of ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups arborio rice 1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar 4 cups […]

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Sponsored Post: Our House gluten free brownie and bread mixes

I just finished up a loaf of the most amazing gluten free bread – and finished up a delicious tray of chocolate brownie mix this past week – they’re from this (new to me) brand called Our House, which is under the House-Autry Mills company out of North Carolina. I was sent a box of […]

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Gluten free roasted butternut squash soup

Yesterday I made roasted butternut squash soup – loosely based on this Martha Stewart recipe. I’m sure going by her recipe is fine but continue reading if you’d like to check out my slight changes. Note: there is no champagne or OJ in this recipe… but since I was cooking on a Sunday I felt […]

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Queso blanco for Cinco de Mayo

Sorry my iPhone pic is so bad – but this queso blanco did not last very long once it was prepared! The other night I was craving queso blanco. I always order a queso blanco when at a Mexican restaurant, particularly when the restaurant gives you the chips and dip when you sit down. Out […]

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Gluten-free slow-cooker beef stroganoff

This post includes my own photos and the hyperlinks are affiliate links. Hey you guys! So a couple weeks ago we had predictions for 15+” in central Virginia, so I knew I had to cook something that would reheat on a camp stove or in a fondue pot AOK. When I was diagnosed with Celiac, […]

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Chicken with Peruvian chile sauce by Giada de Laurentiis

Recently for dinner I prepared this dish, from Giada de Laurentiis’s cookbook Weeknights with Giada. The sauce is admittedly unusual in terms of its composition, but tastes very good. I think I would try to make it spicier next time. The texture of the processed walnuts and the unique green-yellow color from the aji amarillo […]

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Roast pork with pineapple from Thai cookbook

Confession: I’m not a professional photographer or food blogger – so while I do have an affiliate link at the bottom of this post for the cookbook this recipe originated from, my iPhone pictures are all you guys are going to get. Yes, the quality of those are poor, but the food tastes awesome, I […]

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Kansas City BBQ chicken pizza from Pizza on the Grill

This post includes an affiliate link at the bottom and iPhone photos. Today’s post coincides with yesterday’s drunken shrimp pizza post as we cooked this pizza on the same night. Today’s post is the Kansas City BBQ Chicken pizza. This recipe comes from the Pizza on the Grill cookbook. This pizza came out perfectly, so […]

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