Béchamel (pronounced: bay shoe mel) is a velvety smooth white sauce that can be used as is or turn it into a number of variations. You’ll love it because it is a fast way to turn a plain meal into a decadence followed by a string of compliments. Using bechamel as a base sauce, you can turn it into a white cheese sauce or cheddar cheese sauce. You can even add wine and/or cream. Your guests and family will surely be impressed. Continue reading “5-Star Gluten Free Bechamel Sauce”
Are you guilty of serving the same old side dishes or appetizers? Tonight, I created these gluten free polenta cakes to change things up a bit. My husband and I fell in love with them. The crunchy topping was a nice touch. You can make them with cream cheese or goat cheese. I used cream cheese. Try them and let me know how you and yours enjoyed them.
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It is so easy to use leftover ham to make this gluten free split pea, ham & potato soup recipe. The flavor is incredible without the ham, but let’s face it, ham, like bacon makes everything taste better. Garnishing the soup with fried, chopped ham and Gluten Free Seasoned Croutons puts this recipe over the top! Continue reading “Split Pea, Ham & Potato Soup”
You know that sticky-coated sweet and sour chicken that you can order for Chinese takeout? Well, minus the sour, and add spice if desired, and you’ve got tonight’s dinner all figured out! Sticky, chewy deliciousness! I have included a low histamine version for those on a low-histamine diet. Continue reading “Gluten Free Sticky Asian Chicken or Pork (Low-Histamine Option)”
Using a crunchy batter, you can make spicy, crispy gluten free cauliflower buffalo wings (mock wings). Then cover them with your favorite gluten free buffalo wing sauce or the suggested recipe. Without the sauce, the wings are still spicy. However, for the full heat experience like true buffalo wings, definitely use buffalo sauce! Continue reading “Crispy Gluten Free Cauliflower Buffalo ‘Wings’”
Usually, recipes suggest to bake or grill baby back ribs super slowly for most of the day. This recipe for gluten free baby back ribs is faster and with much fewer calories. While baby back ribs are wonderful when they are cooked to the fall off the bone stage, it makes them extremely difficult to serve and nicely present. These turn out tender without falling off of the bone. Continue reading “Easy Tender Gluten Free Baby Back Ribs + Honey Chipotle Sauce Recipe”
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”
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 don’t serve them to either me or my husband. Meanwhile, this a delicious dish that may be served with pasta, rice, or mashed potatoes. Continue reading “Gluten Free Veal Scallopini (or Chicken or Pork) Scaloppine – Scaloppini”
Think green cheese enchiladas but instead of using gluten free rice tortillas, you use rice and add zucchini! Plus, rather than loading the casserole with cheese, I made a mornay sauce requiring much less cheese. Simple delicous!
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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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