Recipes

Holiday Entertaining: Easy Antipasto Skewers!

Holiday Entertaining: Easy Antipasto Skewers!

Everyone loves a good antipasto spread; the meats, cheeses, olives and vegetables are an Italian appetizer staple, or antipasti, as we call it. And, since most of the ingredients to make antipasto are naturally gluten free, it’s an easy and delicious way to satisfy all of […]

Gluten Free Holiday Tips!

Gluten Free Holiday Tips!

Tis’ the season for holiday parties and food galore. If you’re on a gluten free diet (due to celiac disease like I am), it can be challenging to partake in the food festivities when all you have on the brain is “Can I eat that?” […]

Gluten Free Chocolate-Cherry Holiday Bread Pudding

Gluten Free Chocolate-Cherry Holiday Bread Pudding

The holiday season is upon us, and that means quite a bit of overindulgence. The days are much shorter now, and it’s cold outside.  I think human nature naturally pushes us towards heartier, richer, comforting dishes. You know, the kind that warm your belly from […]

Gluten Free Mushroom-Thyme Risotto Balls

Gluten Free Mushroom-Thyme Risotto Balls

Rice balls, or arancini di riso, are such a versatile dish, especially during the holiday season. Serve them on your hot buffet spread as a side dish or as an appetizer at a cocktail party or sit-down dinner. I prefer to make them on the […]

Easy Skillet Honey-Drizzled Brussels Sprouts

Easy Skillet Honey-Drizzled Brussels Sprouts

When cooking for the holidays (or any gathering, for that matter), the timing of your dishes is usually the most challenging part. After all, nobody wants to serve cold food; or worse, bring a dish to the table only to find that your guests are […]

Green Bean-Mushroom Casserole with Gluten Free Fried Onions

Green Bean-Mushroom Casserole with Gluten Free Fried Onions

Growing up Italian-American, holiday meals for us skewed more towards the Italian side of our heritage than towards the classic holiday dishes Americans have come to love. Instead of butternut squash soup, we feasted on lasagna or manicotti as the first course. Sweet potato casserole […]

Gluten Free Buttermilk Corn Bread

Gluten Free Buttermilk Corn Bread

I’ve always been fond of corn bread. I don’t know if it’s the texture or the slight sweetness, but there’s just something so delicious about this rather simplistic fall bread. I’m sort of a purist when it comes to my corn bread; I’m not a […]

Gluten Free Mushroom Stuffing

Gluten Free Mushroom Stuffing

Eating gluten free during the holiday season is definitely a challenge. From the Thanksgiving feast to holiday parties and gatherings galore, let’s face it; it’s usually slim pickings for those of us who abide by a gluten free diet. And if you’re celiac like me, […]

Gluten Free Pumpkin Fritters

Gluten Free Pumpkin Fritters

My gluten free pumpkin fritters are a delicious fall treat and the perfect way to celebrate the season! Think of these as a cross between a donut hole and a zeppole (basically, it’s fried dough!). What’s not to like, right? These little bites of yumminess […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

On a cool, crisp fall day, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as hugging a big mug of soup to warm you up from the inside out. With gorgeous gourds like butternut squash in abundance at farmers markets and grocery stores alike, this luscious, creamy, vegetable […]