Review and Giveaway: Silvana’s Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Kitchen

Brownie Bark

I’ve followed Silvana Nardone for several years now, even before she released her first book, Cooking For Isaiah. I loved that her recipes were often focused on making things delicious and with the approach that even with celiac disease, one doesn’t have to do without their favorites. Silvana has continued that approach with her latest… 

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Jujube (Chinese Red Date) Butter

jujubes blog

Have you ever seen a jujube? Have you ever eaten one? No, not the confectionary variety – although I do remember those rather fondly from my childhood. I’m talking about a small fruit that grows on a jujube tree. Sometimes called Chinese Dates or Chinese Red Dates, jujubes are a fun little treat. They’re hard to find… 

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Easy Pan-Fried Okra

okra blog

I love fried okra. It’s not the most beautiful of dishes, I get that, but I love it just the same. I imagine that for most people, this is their favorite way to enjoy this fun vegetable. I’m truly a fan of okra any way I can get it – pickled, sautéed, grilled, roasted, or simmered… 

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Grilled Lemon-Dill Sockeye Salmon

grilled lemon salmon blog

There’s something so beautiful about taking a few simple fresh ingredients and cooking them in a simple way that really celebrates the flavor of the ingredients themselves. This is how I feel when I cook salmon – especially Copper River salmon. It’s a splurge for us, and it’s seasonal, so it’s definitely not an everyday meal…. 

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