Creamy Eggplant-Tahini Pasta Sauce

eggplant

Until this past week, when we had below-freezing temperatures, my eggplant was still producing. It was a late-bloomer, as I didn’t even get my first eggplant until September. But each one I grew was gorgeous. I know I’m tooting my own horn, but seriously, take a look: I’m pretty proud of that. Apparently, half-ignoring your…

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Gluten-Free, Vegan Macaroni and “Cheese”

mac and cheese

Nailed it! That’s totally what went through my head with this recipe. I told my husband last week that I was craving Kraft Macaroni and Cheese. (Doesn’t everyone have these random cravings for nostalgic, refined “crap” foods once in a while?) It’d been forever since I’d had anything close to macaroni and cheese, much less…

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Heartland Gluten-Free Pasta: Andouille Penne with Smoky Garlic Cashew Cream

heartland pasta

Remember pasta before you went gluten-free? The slightly chewy, slightly soft, perfectly formed bites, shaped into everything from long, twirly spaghetti to bendy elbow macaroni. It’s a favorite of children, and a sought-after comfort food for adults. If you’re like me, you miss the pasta of old. Sure, there are gluten-free pastas, but they’re tricky….

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Daring Cooks: Handmade Gluten-Free Fettucine with Basil-Walnut Pesto

basil fettucine

Steph from Stephfood was our Daring Cooks’ July hostess.  Steph challenged us to make homemade noodles without the help of a motorized pasta machine.  She provided us with recipes for Spätzle and Fresh Egg Pasta as well as a few delicious sauces to pair our noodles with. Of course, those recipes were merely inspiration for…

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