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Gluten & Dairy Free Big Cluster Maple Granola

Gluten Free Big Cluster Maple Granola (adapted from Deb Perelman @ Smitten Kitchen) 3 cups (240 grams) gluten free rolled oats 1 cup (50 grams) unsweetened shredded or flaked coconut 1 cup (100 grams) walnuts, coarsely chopped 1/4 cup (25 … Continue reading

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Fall Garden

A quick peek at the fall garden – lots of romaine lettuce, spinach and more broccoli in this bed. I also did another bed of leeks and onions but didn’t photograph them. The peppers are holding out nicely still dropping … Continue reading

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Magic Bars

One of the children’s favorites, these are quick and easy to pull together! You can also convert this to a gluten free version, see my end notes. Ingredients: 1 stick butter (4 oz, 8 Tablespoons) 7 oz unfilled cookies (you … Continue reading

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Rotkraut mit Äpfeln

We served Rotkraut mit Äpfeln (red cabbage with apples) for our Oktoberfest and it was (surprisingly) wildly popular with the kids, so I thought I’d share the recipe! 1 Medium Red Cabbage 2 Granny Smith or other tart apple, peeled, … Continue reading

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Mucking Around

I’m still arguing with Paypal over the GSES account. It’s highly annoying, so after my daily headbanging I rewarded myself by spending an hour on the new learning management software. It’s still a bit hinky and it’s screwed up my … Continue reading

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Spätzle

It’s fall and that means German food is at the top of my cravings list. We’re celebrating Oktoberfest this Thursday (late, I know, but it takes time to sour meat) with the kids and one of the traditional sides with … Continue reading

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Pretzel Classes

I’m teaching Homemade Pretzels twice next week, on Monday, October 6th and Wednesday, October 8th. Both classes run 3:45 – 5:45 pm. If you are interested in attending just download the class registration form and drop it off at the … Continue reading

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Mushroom Gougère (Gluten, Dairy Free)

I do a lot of gluten and dairy free cooking, both at school and home due to food allergies and sensitivities. One of the staff & student’s favorite dishes is a medley of mushrooms served within a savory Gougère ring … Continue reading

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Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies 2 egg whites, room temperature 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup regular or superfine sugar (I use a bit less — 1/2 cup — they’re plenty sweet) 6 ounces … Continue reading

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Krumkake

Another of my favorite dairy and gluten free recipe adaptations this holiday season were spicy Krumkake cookies. These are shown unfilled/undipped, although I also did jam filled and chocolate dipped versions. Ingredients 1 C (200g) granulated sugar (I used the … Continue reading

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