Sweet Potato Spoon Bread : Gluten and Dairy Free

Sweet Potato Spoon Bread

How is the planning coming on your Thanksgiving menu?  Are you wondering what to feed your guests who have food allergies?  There is a great array of real food to be enjoyed even with some dietary limitations.  The following cornmeal based recipe offers a delicious option for those guests who are gluten and dairy intolerant. This recipe originated from a … Read More

Fresh and Festive : Sweet Potato-Cauliflower Gratin with Crispy Sage Leaves

Sweet Potato-Cauliflower Gratin

Gratitude doesn’t seem to come natural. Thanksgiving is the holiday that we take stock of all the things we are grateful for. The Bible says we are supposed to “Be joyful always, pray continually; and give thanks in all circumstances…”  Now that’s amazing!  I find it easy to be thankful for the blessings but the disappointments and setbacks are another story.  Given enough time (or … Read More

Maple Baked Squash with Apples and Cranberries

Maple Baked Squash with Apples and Cranberries

Winter squash have thick, tough shells that protect the sweet, rich flesh inside which makes them excellent storage vegetables. With rambling rows of winter squash stored for winter, I am challenged and eager to discover new ways to prepare them. Sprawling Kabocha, Buttercup and Butternut vines gradually took over 1/3 of our garden space this summer. When fall frosts came … Read More