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…

Gourmet Tartar Sauce

  Ingredients 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons small-diced pickles 1 tablespoon champagne or white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon capers 1 teaspoon coarse  mustard 1/8 teaspoon of kosher salt 6-8 cracks of freshly ground black pepper Directions Mix ingredients and chill.

Southern Coleslaw

Yes, mayo matters. Ingredients 1 Cup of Dukes Mayo 1/2 a head of cabbage, chopped cabbage (a mix of red and green is nice) 3 carrots, grated 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. salt 10 cracks Black Pepper Combine ingredients and refrigerate for 30 minutes.  If you don’t use Dukes, it it going to need…