How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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Fun with Chickpea Flour
July 28, 2009 – 11:05 am | 27 Comments
Fun with Chickpea Flour

Whether you’re avoiding wheat flour by necessity or are just looking for some variety in a stale diet, bean flours in general–and chickpea flour in particular– are a nutritious alternative to some of the most …

Fancy me some Figs
July 23, 2009 – 6:29 pm | 2 Comments
Fancy me some Figs

For those of us who didn’t grow up in California, it’s understandable that our only association with figs may be as the sticky sweet filling for the Fig Newtons of our childhoods.
In most parts of …

Ratatouille!
July 20, 2009 – 1:39 pm | No Comment
Ratatouille!

I’m back from my magical trip to Provence, and am delighted to report that the South of France turned out to be a surprisingly GF-friendly place to eat! In fact, it was SO much easier …

A (Gluten-free) Honeymoon in Provence
July 9, 2009 – 12:00 pm | No Comment
A (Gluten-free) Honeymoon in Provence

Dear readers,
I will be taking the next 2 weeks off from blogging to take a long-overdue honeymoon.  Destination: the south of France.
Since France isn’t exactly the most celiac-friendly of destinations, in anticipation of my trip, …

How many people does an Ostrich Egg Omelet feed?
July 6, 2009 – 1:39 pm | 2 Comments
How many people does an Ostrich Egg Omelet feed?

At first, I regarded those oversized ostrich and emu eggs in the Whole Foods produce department as an oddity intended to amuse us shoppers as we bagged our loose cremini mushrooms.  Surely no one *actually* …

Celebrating Squishy Sandwich Bread
July 1, 2009 – 9:19 am | 2 Comments
Celebrating Squishy Sandwich Bread

I’ve come to regard my gluten intolerance as a blessing in disguise.  After all, it forced me to diversify my diet in ways that have been both healthful and delicious and led me to fabulous …