Gluten Free Siu Mai – Shaomai – Shumai – Opened Asian Dumplings

Gluten Free Siu Mai - Shaomai – Shumai – Opened Dumplings

Using shrimp, pork, and/or beef, you can make these gluten free siu mai,  open-top dumplings. Called shaomai in Japan and siomai in the Philippines with slight variations, they are often served at dim sum (Chinese-style brunches where they serve several small appetizers).  Elsewhere, they are served as appetizers as well as meals. I provide you with filling …

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Gluten Free Pesto Caesar Salad (Egg-Free)

Gluten Free Basil Caesar-Style Salad

A chef at the Pelicano’s restaurant at Hyatt Zilara Cancun created this twist on Caesar salad dressing as a solution for my citrus allergies. I fell in love with it and so has my family/guests. Traditional Caesar salad dressing contains lemon juice, olive oil, raw or coddled egg yolk, Worcestershire sauce, garlic, and black pepper. This version contains only basil pesto sauce and a little additional olive oil. It is much more figure-friendly. This dressing is extremely easy to prepare and will impress your guests. You’ll hear reactions such as, “I never thought about this before!” and “I have plenty of pesto sauce at home!” and “It’s much healthier than Caesar dressing!” and even, “I like this better than Caesar salad!” Continue reading “Gluten Free Pesto Caesar Salad (Egg-Free)”

Crispy Gluten Free French Fries Recipe

Crispy Homemade Gluten Free French Fries

Have you had trouble making french fries to your liking? You can make crispy and brown french fries to the degree you desire by following this recipe. Also, learn how to avoid making extra-greasy fries. I provide you with a few seasoning options. Black pepper is something I recently experienced when ordering fries from the 3SIXTY Bar Bistro Market restaurant in the Hyatt Regency Burlingame hotel. I loved it! Black pepper adds mild heat versus a mixture of paprika and cayenne pepper. Continue reading “Crispy Gluten Free French Fries Recipe”

Gluten Free Veal Scallopini (or Chicken or Pork) Scaloppine – Scaloppini

Gluten Free Veal Scallopini in Wine Cream Sauce

Whether cooking for two on Valentine’s Day or for guests, who doesn’t enjoy an elegant yet easy and fast main dish? This gluten free veal scallopini recipe is both. Gluten Free Chicken Marsala is another fave for easy and elegant. If you’re not a mushroom fan, just omit them. I usually add some for guests, but …

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Gluten Free Banana Mug Cake (Nuts & Chocolate Chips Optional)

Gluten Free Banana Nut Mug Cake

I believe I have found the secret to making gluten free mug cakes (cakes cooked in the microwave in a mug)! Mug cakes, even when made with gluten can be gummy, or worse, overcooked and dry. However, this recipe turned out perfectly as you can see in the photo. Using two key ingredients and adjusting …

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Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Kale

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Kale, and Onion

Flavored with garlic and thyme, this combination of ingredients is incredible. It will convert any kale hater! The sweetness of the sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, and balsamic vinegar couple with garlic and the spice of pepper, salt, and thyme all hide the fact that you eating kale. They all contribute to the complex flavors. Yet, the ingredients are so basic. Serve this dish warm, at room temperature, or chilled.
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Gluten Free Cranberry Blueberry Wild Rice or Stuffing

Gluten Free Cranberry Blueberry Wild Rice

Just by using a little wild rice, you can add a nutty flavor to your dishes. This gluten free cranberry and/or blueberry wild rice may be used as a side dish or to stuff any bird such as chicken, turkey, and my favorite, cornish game hens. I recently served this as a side dish with chicken …

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Gluten Free Chicken Breasts with Creamy Port Sauce

Gluten Free Chicken in Port Sauce

There’s more to port than just sipping it while eating chocolate. I created a recipe that both my husband and I enjoyed. I made a creamy port sauce with sauteed onions over fried chicken fillets. Absolutely delicious! Why? Because it is so flavorful! A little sweet, savory, salty, peppery…hmmmm! Enjoy!

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