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Paleo Rosemary Foccacia recipe (grain free)

Rosemary Foccacia (grain free and nut free)

I’ve been working on this recipe for a while, with a number of batches that either stuck to the pan, crumbled too much, or ended up a little too brown around the edges.  I finally hit a formula that works really well as a bread-like substance to serve with soupy curries and sauces.  Note that […]

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Seared Sea Scallops with Crab Roe

Feast of the Seven Fishes

I am not of Italian heritage, but starting from a young age I have had a longing to do an all-out Feast of the Seven Fishes for Christmas Eve dinner.  My family traditionally had our dinner on Christmas Eve, with an extended-family dinner at my grandparent’s house on Christmas day, and around the age of […]

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Cheese-wrapped Olives

Cheese-wrapped Olives (grain free)

This recipe was actually inspired by a recent trip to Costco, where I saw a giant jar (we are talking Costco, after all) of Castelvetrano olives.  A pretty large jar, really.  Because I go into some kind of trance-like state when entering the doors of Costco, I naturally succumbed and purchased the olives.  When I […]

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Greek Stuffed Mushrooms

Greek Stuffed Mushrooms

I hate football.  Let me not mince any words about that.  Not a fan of the game in any form, so I don’t really “do” the Super Bowl.  However, I still manage to get sucked into the national hype enough to make some kind of party-type foods to eat while the rest of the country […]

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Raw Zucchini "Pasta" with an Olive Tapenade

Harvest Dinner Pairings, with HandCraft Wines

We are enjoying the end-of-summer bounty from our C.S.A. share, and when I heard that the newest Thirsty Girl event was coming up I immediately started thinking of a “garden” dinner to go with the wines.  The featured wines for September are from the HandCraft collection, and vintner Cheryl Indelicato is donating part of the […]

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Pasta with Olives and Feta

Super Simple Sunday: Pasta with Olives and Feta

I am two weeks in to being back at work full time, and so the cooking routine is definitely shifting.  My leisurely time of spending all day on a dish is gone for the moment, and I am back to some of my trusty “fast food” dishes.  One of our favorite fast dishes is this […]

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