Category Archives: gluten-free

Warm Rice Salad with Spinach, Dill, Tomatoes, and Feta

On the warm days of summer, the last thing I want to do is spend a long time—or really any time—cooking in a hot kitchen. But sometimes a purely cold, uncooked meal just doesn’t cut it, you know? This quick … Continue reading

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Summer Berry Tart Revisited

For a recent celebration, I made my berry tart again—this time with more crisp pictures from my awesome new camera!—and it continues to be a favorite. I’ve learned that the gluten-free tart crust is definitely easier to make consistently the … Continue reading

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Mustard-Roasted Potatoes with Dill

I used to think that mashed potatoes were my ultimate comfort food. I was wrong. Mashed potatoes can sometimes be too smooth, or not creamy enough, or so filled with butter that the guilt outweighs the comfort. (Don’t get me wrong, though—perfect mashed potatoes are akin to heaven!) However, these roasted potatoes have far surpassed the title once held by their mashed siblings; they’re the perfect blend of crispy on the outside and smooth on the inside, a bit salty, a bit tangy, and topped with dilly freshness. Plus, they’re nearly impossible to ruin! Continue reading

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Sticky Rice with Mango

If I were ever to run a food truck, I’m pretty sure my main offerings would start out with Pad Thai and sticky rice with mango. With the addition of a nice, fresh salad with sesame ginger carrot dressing, my version of a perfect three-course meal would be covered! Continue reading

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Pad Thai

A couple weeks ago, I took one of the most energizing classes I’ve yet to experience. Sorry, library school, but my Southeast Asian street food cooking class at Tante Marie’s was more exciting than User Needs and Behavior in Theory and Practice (which, um, actually was one of my favorite classes—yeah, I realize that makes me a nerd). Continue reading

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Tart Citrus Tart

Having been born and raised in Florida, I guess it’s pretty much inevitable that Key lime pie is one of my ideal desserts. I’m not talking about the cloyingly sweet custard kind that sticks to your teeth, though, and definitely … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Cheese Fondue

Our New Year’s tradition—”tradition” being now a four year streak—is a very late night cheese fondue with the Haupts prepared after my New Year’s Eve performance in Dallas. Since the concert usually ends after 10pm, dinner ends up being right … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

If my husband had his way, I’m pretty sure he’d want apple pie–with vanilla ice cream, of course–for every meal. Alas, since our physical hearts probably can’t take it (although our metaphorical hearts would be in heaven!), I try to … Continue reading

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Luscious Gluten-Free Fresh Berry Tart

This week was the last week for blueberries at the farmers’ market, and considering how much joy they’ve brought me this summer, I felt like they deserved an honorable send-off for the season. Little did I know that a gluten-free … Continue reading

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Variations on Basil Pesto

As summer begins to draw to a close, it’s time for me to share my main weapon for taming a basil forest (and also impressing guests with a fresh but simple summertime meal): basil pesto. It’s amazing as a base … Continue reading

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