Fried Green Tomatoes with Poached Eggs and Creole Mushroom Gravy

Fried Green Tomatoes with Poached Eggs and Creole Mushroom Gravy

Yes, I did just post a recipe for fried green tomatoes.  Is it my fault that there are so MANY green tomatoes?  This is a grain free, lower carb way to enjoy a kind of eggs benedict treat. The fried green tomatoes stand in for the typical English muffin, topped with poached eggs and an […]

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Fried Green Tomatoes with Fresh Tomato Relish (Gluten and Grain Free)

Fried Green Tomatoes with Fresh Tomato Relish (Gluten and Grain Free)

I am momentarily back in Indiana, the land of great tomatoes, and one of my favorite autumn treats is fried green tomatoes.  I made these gluten-and-grain free by using garbanzo flour, but the same technique works well with regular wheat flour.  Garbanzo flour is wonderful for frying foods and it is used in Indian restaurants […]

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Halibut with Pinot Grigio Pan Sauce and Butter-Toasted Almonds

Halibut with Pinot Grigio Pan Sauce and Butter-Toasted Almonds

This is a simple and elegant dish that you can make for a fast, after-work dinner, or plate it up for a special occasion.  Any kind of firm, white fish will work in place of the halibut, and you can swap out different fresh herbs for the tarragon.  This is more of a technique than […]

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Pineapple Sage Mini Pound Cakes

Pineapple Sage Mini Pound Cakes

Cooking is one of my primary passions, but it is closely matched by my love of gardening–certainly complimentary pastimes in that you often get to cook what you grow.  Living in Colorado has challenged my gardening muscles, as our arid and mercurial weather patterns test even the hardiest of plants.  One thing that does exceptionally […]

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Apple Pie A La Mode Dessert Bars

Apple Pie A La Mode Dessert Bars

Last Saturday we picked up some incredibly juicy Jonathan apples at the Farmers’ Market, and as soon as I bit into one I knew I wanted to make apple pie bars.  The minor tragedy is that we ate so many of those apples that I only had a few left, so I had to supplement […]

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Pasta with Cajun-Spiced Creamy Greens and Sweet Potatoes

Pasta with Cajun-Spiced Creamy Greens and Sweet Potatoes

One of my weekly problem-solving tasks with the C.S.A. vegetable share has been coming up with creative things to do with all of the beautiful cooking greens.  This simple pasta dish was a big success, with a hit of cajun spice offsetting the earthy greens and sugary bites of the sweet potato.   I am […]

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