Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gluten-free Monday: Corn (Pan)Cakes

Recently, I’ve been on a corn cakes kick. Easy-peasy Corn Cakes A cup of Corn Masa, a cup of milk and an egg.  Mix thoroughly, it should be thick, but wet.  Dollop out in four or five lumps, five minutes … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Let the Truth Be Heard

This week’s Heartlanders are everyone involved in the release of the JonBenet Ramsey indictment. I’m a big believer in the justice system.  Not ever Grand Jury indictment results in a conviction and if the stuff isn’t there for a conviction, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Caramel Apples

I recently stumbled across a caramel apple stand.  They were intensely yummy! What I loved was the stand was slicing them, placing the apple with stick side up, then slicing off each side, leaving an “caramel apple pop” and two … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Uhhnnn, Braiinns

To John Kass, for introducing the term “Geezer Zombies” at the perfect moment. Weeks, months, years, decades of talk and high drama that “Uncle doesn’t have that much money, Little Baby Boomer” once again amounts to nothing.  And once again … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Vanilla Flan Success

So, following a flip failure on my first attempt at vanilla flan—as well as issues with the caramel sauce, I decided to give vanilla flan another try. I used the same recipe as last time (see below), but substituted whole … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Nobel Efforts

This week’s Heartlander is the Nobel Committee. Or Committees.  I’m not sure which is right.  For promoting peace and celebrating cultural advancement through learning and human achievement. There are a lot of snarky remarks I could make right now about … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Flan Failure?

This week, I continue my exploration of crème caramel/flan.  I decided to try a vanilla or “plain” flan.  I found a very basic recipe that started out well.  However, perhaps I flipped too soon, perhaps something else was less than … Continue reading

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