Monthly Archives: September 2013

Gluten-free Monday: Flan Again

So, last week, I ventured into the World of crustless custard desserts with a pumpkin cheesecake crème caramel.  This week I decided to explore a traditional crème caramel, sans cream cheese.  For uniformity, I made a pumpkin crème caramel. Out … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Pumpkin Cheesecake Crème Caramel

So, with the arrival of Fall, a recipe pops up on Yahoo Shine one day—Pumpkin Cheescake Crème Caramel.  Yet another category of gluten-free dessert!  Ummm . . . .  Plus, I’ve never made Crème Caramel.  A challenge! Of course, Crème … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Imagine

To the guys who did the new Chipotle ad, Chipotle, Fiona Apple, Roald Dahl, and Gene Wilder.  For a reminder of the importance and power of imagining things.  It comes with hazards and prices, and rewards.  It comes on its … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Home Slice

As I am sure you know by now, the Packers beat the Redskins on Sunday.  What better way to celebrate that with a slice of chocolate cheese. Chocolate Cheese—a cheese-based chocolatey confection often made with nuts.  Similar to fudge, but … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Roll Call

Get comfy, get a beverage and hunker down for some reading folks, we’re calling out an honor roll this week. First, to Vladimir Putin, our international relations drinking buddy, for his Op Ed that basically reads, “Woah, put the hard … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Please Stand By While We Interrupt Our Regular Programming

So, normally on Monday I would extol the virtues of or revel in the triumph of overcoming challenges to gluten-free.  However, given that our nation is seriously considering walking into someone else’s country and taking over, Again! I thought it … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: On the Job

Due to technical difficulties, this post was delayed three days. This Week’s Heartlander is Mortiz Erhardt, the 21 year-old Bank of America/ Merrill Lynch intern who died a few weeks ago after working around the clock repeatedly in a summer … Continue reading

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