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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Swedish Meatballs (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

swedish meatballs

This recipe helps to dispel that myth that certain comfort foods are gone forever when one gives up gluten and dairy. Remember swedish meatballs? That creamy, silky sauce, coating delicious meatballs and a way-too-large plate of wide noodles? I do, although before I made this recipe, I hadn’t tasted swedish meatballs in several years –…

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Kids in the Kitchen: Chicken Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

matt's pasta

Matt is our pasta lover. If he could have spaghetti every day of the week, he’d be a happy camper. (This is evidenced by his previous spaghetti carbonara, spaghetti and meatballs, and lasagna dishes in the kitchen.) So when Matt was browsing through a recipe application on our iPad, it didn’t surprise me to see…

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Kids in the Kitchen: Chicken Parmesan (Fresh Tomato-Carrot Sauce)

chicken parmesan

By the time it was Matt’s turn in the kitchen, he already had an idea of what to make. (He had the benefit of watching this new routine – visiting the farmers’ market for inspiration – with his siblings.) You see, a few weeks ago, I prepared chicken parmesan for dinner when Matt was over, following…

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