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Chocolate Chocolately Cake with Chocolate Ganache Frosting

Oh hi! The title for this post is intentionally chocolately, because, holy smokes, it’s so dark and rich and….chocolately! And gluten-free because my adult kids are celiacs and trips to the ER are not fun at all.  So let’s get down to it. You CAN totally make this cake and be proud of your handiwork…. […]

Casseroles & Comfort Food

Simply the World’s Easiest Mac ‘N’ Cheese

You’ve probably seen those recurring posts for slow cooker mac ‘n’ cheese? They look SO easy, but do they actually work? After all, when it comes to cooking, “easy” doesn’t always equal “good.” I’m here to tell you that the idea of slow cooker mac “n” cheese not only works, it’s brilliant! I’m never making […]

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Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs

I must be a crazy-creative mood today. This dinner started out as mini meatloaves, but after scrounging through the vegetable drawers in the fridge, it morphed into a gingery-chili deliciousness. Check this out. Ginger and Sweet Chili Sauce Meatballs Cuisine: Asian-Inspired Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 30 mins Total time: 45 mins Serves: 4 […]

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Beginners Guide to Gluten-Free (and a Tasty Recipe for GF Rhubarb Scones)

  All of my kids are celiacs. When the first son got the diagnosis, I was completely overwhelmed. HOW can I feed my family without bumping into wheat? It’s in everything! Then my own doctor finally convinced me that although I wasn’t experiencing the GI issues that my kids were suffering with, statistically it was […]

Casseroles & Comfort Food

Grandma Isabel’s Quick Comfort Food Dinner

Otherwise known as Hamburger Gravy over Mashed Potatoes! If this sounds like basic comfort food, you would be right. Isabel told me this recipe was developed out of necessity during the Great Depression as it takes a pound of hamburger and stretches it out to feed up to eight people. Isabel used a basic roux […]

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