Welcome To My Kitchen

I began this blog in January of 2016.  It was a new year and collecting my favorite gluten free, night shade and dairy free recipes became one of my one of my 2016 projects.  It has become my favorite project. I have always loved great food.  You can learn so much about a person or…

The Best Mahi Mahi Sandwiches Ever

This Tennessee girl fell in love with Mahi while my Husband was stationed in Honolulu. My experience of fish to that point was muddy cat, bass and brim. In Hawaii you could get it dozens of gorgeous fish including Mahi Mahi. It was so fresh and we could grab this new delicacy for the price…

Eggs Benedict

One of my favorite Sunday morning breakfasts.  It turns any morning into an occasion.  The really great news it that it can be dairy free & gluten free!  Don’t be scared of poaching eggs or making Hollandaise.  You can’t microwave it but it isn’t hard. It takes a bit of practice but it is well…

Mulled Wine

Happy National Mulled Wine Day! Evidently it March 3 every year. In honor of that, here is a great recipe! INGREDIENTS: 1 (750 ml) bottle of dry red wine 1/4 cup brandy (or orange liqueur) 1 orange, sliced into rounds (also peeled, if you would like a less-bitter drink) 8 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 2 star anise 2 to 4 tablespoons brown sugar, honey, or maple syrup to…

Michelle’s Marvelous Margaritas

I think I really discovered a love for margaritas while living out west near the Mexican border. Back in those days, you could cross the border with a Driver’s license. We spent many Sundays in a small border town having amazing margaritas. Here is my reconstruction of those sunny days. I am a purist, it…

Bolognese

We fell in love with this super simple dish while watching Stanley Tucci discovers Italy. It is nightshade free ( no tomato) and can be gluten free. It is absolutely delicious in its rustic presentation and pretty quick to make so it goes in my 30 minute meals when made with prepared pasta. Enjoy! INGREDIENTS:…