Category Archives: Dairy Free

Chicken Based Noodles

I earned my crafty cook stripes today with this crazy idea for chicken based “noodles.” I got the idea from an old episode of Chopped and a chef who made fish based “noodles” with egg whites. It worked better than … Continue reading

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Beef Stew with Turnips

Stews are a staple in my diet during the cooler months of autumn and winter and, while I don’t use recipes to create them, I have come up with a few tricks to make more nutritent dense and better textured … Continue reading

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Low Carb Egg Rolls (Napa Cabbage Rolls)

Since I made a large batch of Asian plum sauce I wanted to make something to serve along with it. I love egg rolls, but the wrappers aren’t exactly part of my standard diet. I decided to use Napa cabbage leaves … Continue reading

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Asian Plum Sauce

Last year I made a small batch of Asian plum sauce from fruit from my parents’ orchard to see if I’d use it. It was great with egg rolls and as a sauce in stir fry. I made a bigger … Continue reading

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Green Apple and Fennel Slaw

One of the first plants ready to harvest in my mom’s garden is Florence fennel bulbs. The mild licorice scent and flavor always reminds me of early summer and it’s one of my favorite summer vegetables, especially when paired with … Continue reading

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Pickled Green Peaches

I have a lone peach tree in my yard that produces lots of fruit that never ripen. We think it needs a cross-pollinator and are looking to add another variety of tree to my yard. After years of disappointment in … Continue reading

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Smoked Apple & Tomato Ketchup

We had bumper crops of apples and Roma tomatoes on my parents’ land this year. While watching an old Food Network show on Netflix I heard about smoked apple ketchup and decided to try it. It fits well in my … Continue reading

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