Archive | January, 2011

Potato and Swiss Chard Gratin

This recipe was featured in The New York Times Dining and Wine section. The moment I saw it, I knew I had to experiment and try it myself for this blog. Cheesy potatoes and Swiss chard? Yes, please. I’d never made a gratin before, but the picture accompanying the recipe in The New York Times […]

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Kale and Artichoke Soup

This recipe is one of my sisters, and it’s a real healthy comfort food type of thing. Kale, artichokes, beans–what more could you ask for? She used to make this for me when we both went to the University of Oregon and I’d stop by for dinner once a week. It’s simple and delicious. And, […]

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Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

This recipe is from Gluten-Free Goddess She calls this a shepherd’s pie, then laughs at how it has beef instead of lamb; how it should be a cottage pie, but it has a Mediterranean flavor instead of peas and carrots; how it should be a rancher’s pie, but rancher’s don’t typically grow zucchini and artichokes. […]

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Pork Chops with Roasted Apple and Squash

This recipe is from The Boston Globe Pair pork chops with roasted apples and caramelized squash, along with herbs and a splash of apple cider vinegar. If you need a side dish to go with the roasted goodies try egg noodles, red potatoes or a green veggie like broccoli. I made this for dinner with […]

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Aloo Phujia

Aloo Phujia is a traditional potato, tomato and onion recipe with an Indian kick. Its spiciness can vary, but it’s always delicious. If you need a way to dress up some potatoes and tomatoes for a quick side dish–try this recipe out. This dish is also a great source of turmeric. Turmeric is a spice […]

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Restaurant Pasta: Pastini Pastaria

Pasta pasta pasta. Italian food was always a favorite of mine. And usually I steer clear of any Italian restaurants, since finding gluten-free dishes there is usually impossible. However, I’m happy to be wrong. I recently discovered the restaurant Pastini Pastaria, which serves gluten-free pasta (brown rice based) in two shapes, penne and spaghetti. I […]

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Restaurant Pizza

If you live in Oregon like me, you’ve probably been to either Eugene or Portland. As an alternative eater, I know firsthand that eating out can be a challenge. If you know me, you know I love pizza. Who doesn’t? Luckily, I’ve found a place in Eugene, and one in Portland, that offers both gluten-free […]

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