Category Archive: Soy-free

New England Clam Chowder

A classic, thin New England clam chowder, made of clams, milk, potatoes, onions, celery, and bacon. Yum! (If you don’t eat pork, you can leave it out or use turkey bacon.)

Masala Chai

Mmmmm……..warm, spicy, milky, sweet, fragrant tea. Why buy it from a cafe or pre-packaged when you can make it fresh? There are variations to the spices in different regions of India (as well,… Continue reading

Vegetable Pizzette

A few days ago, I asked some friends what dishes they would like to see on this blog. One answered (specifically on Saturday at 7:36pm), “Something with peppers and onions.” And so begins… Continue reading

Eggs, Potatoes, and Onions

On weekdays, breakfast is usually a piece of fruit or a cup of gluten-free cereal. On the weekend, it’s nice to eat something more breakfasty.  So this morning I chopped up (with one… Continue reading

Vietnamese Beef

This was delicious! I found a recipe for grilled beef that I liked, so I just adapted for the stove top. Please see my previous post regarding authenticity. The sauteed beef is dressed… Continue reading

Vietnamese Spring Rolls

This was my first attempt at cooking Vietnamese food. Or “Vietnamese” food. I have very little experience with it, and so I can’t claim to have the flavors exactly right. My apologies to… Continue reading

Ful Mudammas

Nothing says breakfast (or lunch…or dinner…) like a warm bowl of creamy, earthy fava beans seasoned with lemon, garlic, and jalape├▒o pepper, and topped with olive oil.  Ful Mudammas is an authentic Egyptian dish,… Continue reading

Mushroom and Onion Quiche

Why not use the Whole Foods gluten-free pie crust for a savory dish? First, I sauteed onions and mushrooms. Then I added a bit of swiss and white cheddar cheeses, and poured the… Continue reading

Maple Sweet Potato and Pecan Pie

Those who play in the kitchen usually fall into one of two categories: cooks and bakers. I am definitely a cook. I just don’t have the patience for baking. Which is why you… Continue reading

Lentil Soup

I was introduced to this lentil soup later in life, this┬ábeing the one I grew up with. With just 6 ingredients (lentils, carrots, celery, onion, salt, and cumin) you can make a warm,… Continue reading