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, […]

Shaved Asparagus Salad and Lemon Poppyseed Bars

[Raw Frosted Lemon-Poppyseed Bars–heavenly!] Whew–where has the last week gone? Between end-of-term marking and a long holiday weekend, it’s been pretty busy here in the DDD household.  I hope you all enjoyed a stellar Passover and/or Easter holiday! This year, the HH and I celebrated both holidays, first with friends (we were invited to two seders this year) and […]

Andalusian Asparagus*

*Or, would a Synstylae smell sweeter? [If you’re looking for an easy yet impressive side dish, this is it! Andalusian Asparagus is vegan, sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, egg free, soy-free, yeast-free, and low glycemic. Suitable for Stage 3 and beyond on an anti-candida diet.] A couple of days ago I was sent a tweet by someone who had noticed […]

SOS April Ingredient Reveal!

It’s April–which means the cruelest month  love is in the air another SOS Kitchen Challenge! This month, with so many of us thinking about spring and green shoots finally making their way toward the sky, Kim and I have chosen an ingredient that is itself a harbinger of spring.  With its lively green hue and […]

Asparagus, Pea Shoot and Pea Salad

Ever since I began the ACD last year, I’ve been on a mission to find restaurants that can accommodate my dietary restrictions.  Luckily, I’ve discovered two or three, and the HH and I tend to frequent those establishments regularly.  On our recent vacation in Florida, I was elated to discover Wish, where I enjoyed a tasting […]

Virtual Spring: Katie’s Creamy Aspara-Dip

Well, it snowed AGAIN yesterday (is this grating on your nerves as much as it’s grating on mine?* I mean, it is now March 19th.  Like, what’s up with that? Snow is just. . . so. . . wrong at this time of year.  In either hemisphere). I am yearning for spring like the Tin Man yearns for a […]