Let Me “Q” You In


FINALLY! I love the seasons, but lately southern Kansas has been changing (like over the last several years) and we are getting shorter and shorter spring and fall seasons and milder winters. THAT is why I am so excited about Winter Storm Q!! Besides the changing weather patterns we have been in a nasty drought. Depending on which forecast you believe, we could end up with anywhere between 4 and Continue Reading

Get Your Bouillon On!


Maybe when it's called for in a recipe, or you just want to ramp up the flavor in a dish you can simply throw in a cube (or teaspoon) or two of commercial bouillon. That's great if that's how you roll. However, that's just not possible for someone who is allergic to the allium family (onions, garlic, shallots, leeks, chives, etc.).  Besides the dehydrated onion and/or garlic found in every Continue Reading

Oh, Yes You ARE!


There is something I truly know, without a doubt, no matter your circumstances...you are LOVED! Spent time reminiscing with friends and family earlier today about Valentine's Day during our early school days.  What I seem to remember most is that no matter what the "rules" were, there were ALWAYS children who broke them and excluded the children they didn't like, or who were "different" (aren't Continue Reading

Sauteed Kale with Crushed Red Pepper


Happy Weekend! Thought I would end the week by sharing the recipe for Sauteed Kale I served with my Artichoke Chicken. Mostly when I hear about sauteed greens, garlic and often onions are involved. That's great if you can have those things, but I can't...so I wondered what I might do instead. Here's what I came up with. Quick & easy! I heated a couple - well, now that I look, maybe 3 - Continue Reading

Artichoke Chicken


This dish was inspired by Pinterest and a guest on The Chew, but I had to make so many changes for my allergies & lifestyle that it's pretty much become my own. It's easy to assemble and stick it in the oven. You do have to baste the chicken every 30 minutes, but oh the wonderful aromas you experience when you do! The ingredients: Preheat the oven to 350, halve your artichoke hearts, Continue Reading