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Roasted Curried Cauliflower


It’s unusual that something so tasty is also so simple to make. Cauliflower, which may be one of the most underrated vegetables in the world’s garden, is finding popularity now more than ever since

Habanero Lime Tequila Salsa


“Why habanero?” my friend asks. “I grow habaneros,” but that’s only part of the reason. They certainly are 5-alarm spicy, but their flavor has grown on me so that I am always looking for new

Boracho Turkey Tacos with Habanero Lime Tequila Salsa


For me, cooking is always an adventure in inventiveness. I’ve had an earthenware pot hanging around the kitchen just waiting to be used, and this leftover turkey leg recipe idea seemed like the perfect

Chipotle Turkey Panini-Pressed Wraps


If you wind up with leftover turkey this year, here’s a  recipe will give you a creative and delicious way to make use of the white meat. It does take some time to prepare

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Pie


I never tried a sweet potato pie until 2004. Every Thanksgiving found pumpkin pie in the kitchen, pumpkin pie on the table. No matter where I went, East Coast or West, it was always

Gluten-Free Scalloped Yucca


If food this creamy and delicious could always be this simple, cooks everywhere would be smiling. For me, this recipe was a natural to think of because I love yucca. With its anti-inflammatory properties,

Bread Stuffing Made with Van’s Gluten Free Waffles


As promised, I am providing plenty of options for gluten-free stuffing this Thanksgiving. In this recipe, I combine some ideas that came from a La Brea Bread stuffing recipe the L.A. Times ran more

Brined Turkey Cooked in Salsa de Chile Colorado (Gluten-Free)


The idea for this turkey recipe came to me last year (2012) between returning from a conference in Las Vegas and flying out for a wedding in Phoenix the day after Thanksgiving. Everyone was

Gluten-Free Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Walnut Muffins


When I posted the recipe for gluten-free pumpkin pancakes, my friend, Stacy, made a comment about muffins. Mmmmm, muffins! My mind traveled back to a snowy morning in Boston, when as a graduate student,

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pancakes Three Ways


Pancakes are something I miss since I stopped eating wheat and gluten. They were also always the food that convinced me I had a problem. Just a bite or two of regular wheat pancakes