Southern Cornbread Dressing {gluten free}

We are gearing up for Thanksgiving here in the big red stove kitchen. First things first, it is dressing down here.  We do not stuff anything on holidays but ourselves.  It is made of cornbread and served on the side.  We eat it in copious amounts. This is my personal recipe that I have been…

Lemon Curd

Gluten and Dairy Free Lemon Curd is great in a tart, served on the side with berries or on toast.  If you are allergy conscious, anything in a jar is suspect.  Home made curd is fairly easy and absolutely delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups sugar 4 Tablespoon (1/4 lbs.) of butter substitute or solid coconut oil,…

Portabello & Pecan Wild Rice

We are so instant gratification oriented these days that an hour to make rice sounds like an eternity!  Despite my “busy” life I decided to find the time to make wild rice for dinner.  I had forgotten how much I love it!  Set it and forget it for 45 minutes then finish it with Portobellas, kale…

The Best Balsamic Marinade/Dressing

This is a kitchen staple!   It makes an amazing marinade for chicken, pork or salmon and is fantastic on a salad.  It takes just a few minutes to make and lacks all the preservatives of the store bought option.  It contains just a few ingredients from your kitchen. Ingredients: 1/4 Cup of Quality Balsamic…