SOS Parsnips: Gena’s Raw Sushi “Rice”

I’m from the generation that was raised on soap operas.  In fact, I first learned to watch soaps at my mother’s knee (no, seriously: the TV was perched on her dresser at the foot of the bed; she sat on the bed, and I, on the floor. . . at her knee). When I was […]

SOS November Ingredient Reveal!

[No, my computer isn’t fixed yet.  But since this post was all ready to go anyway, I figured I’d let you all in on the SOS Ingredient reveal.  Enjoy!] Happy November!  It’s the beginning of the month, which means it’s also time for a new SOS Kitchen Challenge ingredient reveal! Your posts last month all […]

Autumn Fruit Crumble

I grew up in a home where my two sisters and I learned to bake before our birthdays hit the double digits. Before we learned to read, before we wore a training bra, before we could drive a car, we were baking. As young as four or five, we’d be enlisted to help stir a […]

SOS for October 2011: We’re Back (and Ingredient Reveal)!

Welcome back to our very first SOS Kitchen Challenge of the new season!  After a slightly protracted summer break, Kim and I are back in fine form with our monthly event that asks you to cook up either sweet or savory recipes using a featured ingredient.  Many thanks to all of you who’ve been asking […]

I Found My Thrill*: Freeform Blueberry “Cream Cheese” Danish (Grain Free, Anti-Candida, Vegan)

*Or, When Pizza Crust Eludes You, Make Danish Despite our reputation as perhaps the most polite and tolerant folks on the face of the planet (and let’s not forget “the funniest,” too), we Canadians are still divided on certain issues.  For instance, which is the better team, the Canadiens or the Maple Leafs? (What? Did I hear someone […]

SOS Kitchen Challenge for June–Ingredient Reveal (& May Winners Announced)!

Last month’s carob challenge delivered many delicious submissions, from the sweet to the savory. As in past challenges, Kim and I offered up prizes to two lucky participants: a one-pint jar of Harrison’s Sugar Bush Maple Syrup, harvested by Kim’s family in Fence, Wisconsin, and a copy of my new e-book Good Morning! Breakfasts without […]

SOS Carob: Carob Fudge

[No, this isn’t the fudge.  But it does look darned tasty, doesn’t it?] Well, I had a nifty little “Flash in the Pan” post drawn up yesterday so I could share my new all-purpose GF flour mix, the one I used to make these coconut cupcakes, above.  After writing the post, I went back to my kitchen […]

SOS Carob: Carob Refrigerator Cookies

I hope everyone had (or is still having) a great Mother’s Day today!  Behold what I found on the mantelpiece this morning: Yep, for the first time ever, this year I received a card from The Girls.  I guess that hinting  cajoling  begging  having temper tantrums being a loving partner all year really paid off! 😉 […]

SOS Kitchen Challenge for May: Ingredient Reveal–and Anniversary Giveaway!

Welcome to another month and another round of the SOS Kitchen Challenge! After posting April’s roundup, Kim and I realized that the SOS Kitchen Challenge is now a year old. Our first challenge in April 2010 featured the beet, and we’ve been on a roll ever since.  Many thanks to all of YOU for continuing to […]

SOS Kitchen Challenge for April: Asparagus Recipe Roundup!

This past month, Kim and I chose Asparagus as our SOS Kitchen Challenge key ingredient, and set out a true “kitchen challenge”: could anyone actually come up with a (tasty) sweet asparagus-based recipe? Well, I’m thrilled to report that several of you rose to the challenge quite admirably! The asparagus recipes flowed in all month, […]