This week’s gluten-free diet menu plan begins with Boneless Beef Short Ribs, then Pork Fried Rice and a Peach Pie since peaches may be in season. It contin…
It’s important to know about safe foods, so I’m adding a “snapshot” list of my pantry. It is not an all-inclusive list. It’s a list of what I might have in my gluten-free kitchen on an average day. My hope is that you can use it for ideas and direction in your kitchen.
We rediscovered chard this summer. We had eaten it before, once every year or two, but I didn’t remember it tasted as good as it has this summer. We’re making up for lost time. I’ve served it every couple of weeks lately.
Onions add their sweet, savory flavor to many of the things I cook. They also deserve a spotlight of their own. You can usually find pearl onions year-round in the produce department (or if you want, in the freezer case). Dressed up just a little with butter and parsley, and maybe a little paprika, they’re a great side dish for many meals. You can easily use a substitute for the butter to make the onions casein-free.
Navy beans are one of our favorites here…well, especially Al’s favorites. He likes them with just about anything…in a salad, as part of a main dish or as a side in a main meal. He likes them in many combinations, but most of all, he likes them in soup.
For a mostly made-from-scratch supper that I can safely describe as “unprocessed” for my October: Unprocessed pledge, we had this gluten-free taco salad with cucumber, onion and tomato on a spring salad mix, with tortilla chips surrounding it.
A summer staple around many campfires and grills, a gooey, rich chocolate somemore for dessert is also easy in the kitchen. Find some gluten-free graham crackers, some marshmallows and your favorite chocolate — I like semisweet, but milk chocolate or whatever else you might prefer will work, too.
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