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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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Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp for Two (grain free and very low sugar)

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp for Two (grain free)

I just returned from Leesburg, Indiana where I spent three days eating a wide variety of delicious dishes prepared with duck, courtesy of Maple Leaf Farms (more on that in an upcoming post), and when I got home the garden had exploded with growth from a few days of rain and heat.  It was as […]

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Improbable Chocolate Coconut Pie

Improbable Chocolate Coconut Pie

If you grew up in the 1970s you probably remember the flood of “impossible” pie recipes that started with one published by Bisquick and that cascaded into impossible-everything variations on the theme.  The basic idea is that you toss some ingredients into a blender, pour it into a pie tin, and then you bake yourself […]

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Shrimp and Coconut Fritters

Shrimp and Coconut Fritters

This combines two of my personal food favorites: Gulf shrimp and fritters.  How can anyone resist a hand-held disc of fried food?  In most cases fritters are made with a flour-based batter, but for these I made a sort of shrimp mousseline with half of the shrimp, some unsweetened, shredded coconut, and some egg, and […]

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Raspberry Semifreddo

Raspberry Semifreddo (Dairy free)

Semifreddo refers to any number of “semi-frozen” desserts, often with a custard base.  This version has a dairy-free custard made with coconut milk, and I used coconut sugar to add a caramel-type flavor to the finished dish.  This takes a few steps but it makes an impressive dessert for a summer party on the deck, […]

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Toasted Coconut Snow Ice Cream

Toasted Coconut Snow Ice Cream (dairy free)

While many of you are no doubt tired of snow and are longing for spring, here in Colorado we have had another extremely dry winter, so our current snow “storm” is an incredible relief.  I put storm in quotes because I lived in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula for a few years, and this doesn’t really rank […]

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