So, the base to a good casserole is definitely "cream of something" soup. Cream of chicken, cream of mushroom – you could even use cream of celery (blech) if you want. Growing up, there were a couple different casseroles we'd make – one that we'd make up as we went along and one that had an … Continue reading RECIPE: Dairy-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup
Last weekend, I went strawberry picking. A little while and about two-thirds of a row later, I had a full flat (or about 11 pounds) of the delicious berries. What do you do with that much strawberries? 1. Make homemade jam I grew up learning how to can from my Mom – we'd can tomatoes … Continue reading What to Do with 11 Pounds of Strawberries
I'm graduating in two days! One of the things I'm most excited for for post-college life is being able to make my own food. Cafeteria eating can be difficult and limiting for those with food allergies, so I'm thrilled to be able to make my own food and know exactly what's in it. And while I'm … Continue reading College Graduation? Recipes to Make!
I don’t know if I mentioned this before, but I love pizza. Unfortunately, it’s almost one of the worst foods I could possibly eat. Well, a corn, tomato and cheese salad would be worse, and if you could incorporate chocolate into that it would be even more horrible. But a chocolate, corn, tomato and cheese … Continue reading PIZZA! Allergen-free style
After living in my apartment for a month and cooking for myself, I’ve realized something. Apartment cooking is basically like the Food Network show “Chopped.” In “Chopped,” contestants get a basket full of the most random foods possible then have to create a hopefully delicious meal in only 30 minutes. Unfortunately, I don’t have the … Continue reading Apartment Cooking? Basically ‘Chopped’
So in my last post which was practically eons ago (technically, a month) I said I was going to be doing more allergen-free cooking this summer because I'll have a real kitchen. And that's true. I do have a real kitchen. Along with the kitchen, I have some tools a little on the special side. … Continue reading Tomato-Free Spaghetti Sauce
Well, my initial goal of keeping up with this blog has fallen by the wayside. Basically, college happened. And House M.D.. But mostly college. I finished my ten blog posts for class (yes!) but then … got distracted. Since it wasn't part of homework anymore, blogging fell off the radar. But I want to continue … Continue reading Blogging, College and Cooking
The first carob experiment went well, so I tried another – "chocolate" "cheese"cake. But this recipe had neither chocolate nor cheese in it, and it was easy to make!Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts – especially New York cheesecake. I love tangy cheesecake with the sour cream layer. So when you suddenly can't eat … Continue reading ‘Chocolate’ ‘Cheese’cake?
I think the seasons got a little confused. I thought I left winter in Ohio. Apparently not.When your backyard looks like this over spring break, there’s only one thing to do – stay inside cooking in the kitchen. Armed with a laptop, iPhone, pencil, paper and oodles of recipes, I began my cooking extravaganza. I didn’t make … Continue reading ‘Spring’ Break and ‘Chocolate’ Chips