Figgy Pork Wellington

INGREDIENTS: 1 pork tenderloin (the small cut not a big loin) Olive oil, for frying 8 ounces of figs 1/2 an apple 1/4 of a yellow onion 1/4 cup of pecans Gluten Free Pie Crust (4 sheets of  puff pastry if you are not GF) 12 slices of Prosciutto or bacon Dijon mustard 2 egg yolks 1/4 cup pinot noir…

Flower Petal Hand & Foot Soak

Our hands do a lot of work and we rarely pay them back. Here is a great salt soak that you can use for hands and feet before a manicure pedicure or any time. The ingredients are super simple. You can even make a soak with things from your kitchen. Here is flower petal version….

Turmeric Cod and Rice Noodles

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon sugar 2 garlic cloves, finely grated, divided 6 ounces thin vermicelli noodles 1 ½-inch piece ginger, peeled, finely grated ½ teaspoon ground turmeric 3 tablespoons neutral oil, divided ¾ pound boneless, skinless cod, cut into 2-inch pieces Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 1…

Lasagna

Nightshade Free … Gluten free …  cow dairy free A perennial family favorite!  Lasagna was the first thing I began to perfect as a college student.  It’s less a recipe and more a collection of ingredients.  When I discovered my gluten, night shade and cow dairy allergies… this favorite came off the menu.  Over the…

Dairy Free Buttercream Frosting

Butter adds flavor and Crisco (while it may do you proud every time) has a weird wang to it.  Almond extract does a better job of cutting through that Crisco taste than vanilla.   You can try to use part butter flavored Crisco but that weird yellow color hurts my feelings.  For snow white frosting use…