19-Nov-2019

Gyros Meat

This sounds quite easy to make one of my favourite things to eat. Can also use with ground pork or chicken.

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17-Nov-2019

Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

A pretty simple, classic slow-cooker version, modified to be gluten-free and dairy-free, and to fit my needs for preparation.

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09-Nov-2019

Italian Turkey Casserole

Ground turkey, italian herbs, garlic, and marinara.

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09-Nov-2019

Thai Chicken Drunken Zoodles Casserole

This sounds like a pretty awesome dish.

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09-Nov-2019

Making Zucchini Lasagne Noodles

Normally, zucchini would be far too wet to make a good lasagne, so this technique can be used to make the zucchini more suitable as a stand-in for the pasta noodles.

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14-Oct-2019

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Coconut Brownies

I might have died and gone to dessert heaven.

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14-Oct-2019

Creamy Beef Tips with Mushrooms

This sounds really basic and easy, when I have time to wait while it bakes. TOO THIN!

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14-Oct-2019

Curried Quinoa with Red Lentils and Kale

This recipe purported to be both dairy free and vegan, yet it listed “unsalted butter”; I replaced it with vegan butter (e.g. Earth Balance Red). It sounds like a really great curry.

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14-Oct-2019

Allergy-Friendly Comfort Soup

The original recipe specified soy sauce and goat-cheese, so I modified it. This does sound like it would be great comfort soup. All that stuff to clear out the sinuses and fill and warm the belly.

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14-Oct-2019

Spaghetti Squash Pie

This sounds yummy, and bonus gluten-free and dairy-free.

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13-Aug-2019

New Tater-tot Casserole

I was in the mood for an old family favourite, tater-tot casserole. This was my family’s standard Tuesday night fare, when my Mom came home from teaching at the Weavers’ Guild and needed something quick to feed to hungry children.

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29-Jun-2019

More Stuff with Stuff In It

This is another one of those one-pan meals my seester calls “Stuff With Stuff In It” and makes a couple of meals worth of stuff. Mostly this is easy for me to make, doesn’t hurt my hands with much prep or handlind cold items, and is fast enough it doesn’t take all my spoons to make it.

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22-Jun-2019

Vegan Alfredo Sauce

This looked like a good recipe to try with my still-new allergies to dairy and sensitivity to gluten. I modified it a bit to suit myself, but it’s a pretty straight-forward recipe.

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25-May-2019

Non-dairy French Onion Dip

Looking for something I can bring to parties that also won’t kill me. I found this recipe at brand new vegan who seems to have similar ideas. As you’ll see, though, this turned non-vegan in a twist at the end.

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25-May-2019

Baked Sweet and White Potato Salad

Made this today for Memrorial Weekend celebration BBQ at my brother’s. I needed something to bring that I know I’d be able to eat and enjoy. Learning to find things I can eat while being out with normal folks is hard. This one, though, is AMAZING. This is pretty similar to Sweet and White Potato Salad except the taters are baked intead of boiled. Plus BACON.

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13-Apr-2019

Turmeric, Paprika, and Cumin Roasted Cauliflower

This easy roasted cauliflower is a fantastic side to pasta, meat, or seafood. It also makes a great healthy snack.

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10-Mar-2019

Bean Dip a la Tamara

I wanted something that was gluten-free and dairy-free to snack on one evening, and didn’t really want popcorn, my typical go-to these days, and thought “Hey, I have some tortilla chips, I have a couple cans of beans, why not make some bean dip?”. So I did.

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01-Mar-2019

What did I just cook?

I just made some lunch for myself and it was stream-of-concsiousness cooking.

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23-Jan-2019

Curried Vegetables

I make this without the jalapeno peppers.

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23-Jan-2019

Roasted Vegetables

“A casserole dish of seasonal vegetables that is so easy to prepare. It can be made a day ahead - just reheat before serving. Lemon juice can be substituted for balsamic vinegar, and you can use baking potatoes if you don’t have any Yukon Golds on hand.”

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30-Dec-2017

Chicken Soup, Plain Ol'

This is just plain, old, chicken soup from scratch

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22-Dec-2017

pear or apple cobbler

“A baked pear or apple recipe with a crunchy oatmeal cobbler-like topping. Simple and tasty. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream. Yummy!”

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24-Jun-2016

Sweet and White Potato Salad

Using sweet and white potatoes, this salad is a bit of a surprise, but very enjoyable.

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27-May-2016

Rhubarb Salsa

My cousin found this in the StarTrib and rushed off to the library to copy it down since they don’t subscribe. It was a really beautiful accompaniment to the salmon he grilled up for lunch.

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27-Nov-2015

Cranberry-Orange Relish

A very different accompaniment for roasted meats, especially turkey.

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25-Oct-2015

Slow-Cooker Beef Bulgogi

Bulgogi is a traditional Korean dish, usually with beef. This is a version done in a crockpot, aka slow-cooker.

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