Category Archives: Cooking Challenges

Scared Silly Sprout Slaw

I love participating in blog carnivals that challenge me to try something new – a new ingredient, a new technique, a new approach. So, when I saw that this Month’s Go Ahead Honey It’s Gluten-Free theme was Scared Silly, I … Continue reading

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Broccoli Red Pepper “Cheddar” Chowder

It’s time for another Sweet or Savory Challenge! Ricki, from Diet, Dessert and Dogs and Kim from Affairs of Living have concocted another great challenge for all of us. This month, we’ve been charged with creating unique sweet or savory … Continue reading


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Peanut Apple Scones (grain-free, vegan)

A week or so ago, Gluten-Free Gidget posted about ingredient guilt. You know – it’s that feeling you get when you buy something, with some grand (or not so grand) idea in mind and then the ingredient sits in your … Continue reading

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Lacto-Ferment Fail

My husband loves pickles, and every summer I spend an afternoon sweating over a giant pot of bowling water making a half-dozen or so quarts of dill pickles for him. I don’t mind doing it. I actually rather like it. … Continue reading

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Blogger Secret Ingredient Honey Roundup

Jenn posted this week’s round up from the blogger secret ingredient challenge. There are some amazing looking honey recipes involved. So, be sure to go on over and check them out. Next week’s secret ingredient challenge is being hosted by … Continue reading

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Blogger Secret Ingredient Fun

Last week I posted a recipe using cashews for the Blogger Secret Ingredient challenge. Aubree Cherie has announced the winner. Sadly, it was not me. But, don’t those cashew cookies look oh so very good? And, following along introduced me … Continue reading

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