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Spicy Basil Chicken

 This is one of my favorites.  It’s quick and flexible, too.  Both ground chicken and ground turkey work in this recipe and cook quickly.  The basil and garlic lets you throw this into some pasta sauce or stir-fry with coconut aminos … Continue reading

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Taureau des Gardiens, a.k.a., slow bull, or Provencal cowboy stew

There were two tour leaders on my recent trip.  One was the author Kathleen McGowan and t he other was her dear friend Isobel Denham.  Isy has a wicked sense of humor and a musical voice.  One day we piled … Continue reading

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Product review: Leadbetter’s French Picnic Gluten-Free Flaky Pastry Sheets

Attention SF Bay Area gluten-free people: Do you miss pie crust? Yeah, me, too. Well, pine no more. Local Whole Foods grocery stores carry Leadbetter’s French Picnic Gluten-Free Pastry Sheets and Circles. It’s real, beautiful flaky pastry. It tastes and … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Leftover Oatmeal Muffins

If you happen to overestimate oatmeal…like me…and feel guilty throwing it away…like me…I’ve adapted this recipe from Food.com for a gluten-free diet. I also added a little flax for extra fiber and a streusel topping because that’s just how I … Continue reading

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Fresh Pear Cake

A few days ago my friend Nina posted this picture on Facebook: I wanted a piece SOOOO badly.  She only lives 1/2 mile away and it was still warm…but it was made with regular flour.  You know, a big juicy … Continue reading

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Freakin’ delicious spiced roasted sweet potatoes

I had 2 lbs of pre-cubed sweet potatoes that never got made at Christmas (yay Trader Joes!). I needed to cook them before they turned and I wanted something easy. I thought about roasting them with just cinnamon, but grabbed … Continue reading

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Apricot Chutney

More apricots! I turned the rest of the really ripe stone fruit into fruit salad, so this may be the limit of my apricot experiment. I used this recipe from Comfy Belly as my starting point. I wanted something subtly … Continue reading

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