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Travel to England: planes, trains, automobiles…and food.

Travel to England: planes, trains, automobiles…and food.

Everywhere I venture there are signs of Fall insinuating themselves on a not quite ready me, unusual because it’s my favorite season.  I’ll blame it on our non-summer, my excessive indulgence on vacation planning, and the trip itself which deposited me willing or not smack on […]

Spring Salad with Dandelion Greens, Asparagus and Fresh Peas

Spring Salad with Dandelion Greens, Asparagus and Fresh Peas

If there was ever a salad season, Spring would be it. Baby veggies and greens are everywhere and the simple act of opening a food magazine has me craving salad more than I normally do. I’ve never lived above the 36th parallel north in my […]

Daring Bakers:  Lavash Crackers and Nopales Salsa

Daring Bakers: Lavash Crackers and Nopales Salsa

Today is quite different than the past many months that I’ve posted.  Today marks one of the very few times that I’ve baked a recipe for the Daring Bakers that isn’t classified as a sweet.  And even more importantly?  It’s the first gluten-free recipe as well.  This month’s challenge of Lavash Crackers has been hosted by Natalie of Gluten A Go Go, and Shel of Musings From the Fishbowl.  The recipe is from Peter Reinhart’s The Bread Baker’s Apprentice.

I definitely have that post for you today,  but thought I’d put a local type of spin on it.  Seriously local.

Ever had nopales? These Lavash Crackers with garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, and cumin can really take on a substantial salsa…

 

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