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Stubb's Brisket Chili

Stubb’s Brisket Chili

In my latest box of goodies received from Stubb’s I was excited to see some of their new cooking sauces, including the one I used for this excellent chili. This was really, really good, and the kit comes with a package of sauce and a separate spice rub packet, which allows you to adapt the […]

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No-Bake Butter Pecan Bars, Vegan and Paleo

No-Bake Butternut Bars

Despite our warm weather the leaves are beginning to turn and the pro-and-anti Pumpkin Spice Latte factions are creating almost as much controversy as the election. In other words it feels like fall, and it is time to eat all the winter squash! Pumpkin is great (I am in the pro-PSL camp) but butternut squash […]

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Leek and Celery Root Soup

Leek and Celery Root Soup

Celery root is a glorious and seriously under-appreciated fall vegetable.  I rarely see them available in groceries, and they are scarce even at the farmers’ market.  Also known as celeriac, this homely root vegetable has a surprisingly mellow and complex flavor that will remind you of celery crossed with herbal and earthy notes.  Because I […]

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Baked Coconut Onion Rings

Baked Coconut Onion Rings

I have been trying to figure out a grain-free onion ring for some time, and while I have nothing against frying foods in good fats, I also wanted something baked because I hate dealing with the mess of hot, splattering oil.  This recipe is kind of a weird idea that worked.  The batter is a […]

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40 Gluten-free Autumn Soups and Stews

40 Gluten-free Autumn Soups and Stews

The blog has been a bit neglected of late, both due to the start of the new semester and because of these guys: That’s what our cute new chickens looked like back in July, when they were going through their awkward, adolescent dinosaur phase, and we have been on the “chicken learning curve” ever since.  […]

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Slow Cooker Curried Tomato Soup

Slow Cooker Curried Tomato Soup

Fall doesn’t officially start until the end of the month, but our garden is already making the transition.  The cucumbers stopped producing after a cold snap last week, and the tomatoes are soon going to be good only for green tomato chutney.  Last week I cleared some beds and planted garlic, kale, and shallots to […]

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