Monthly Archives: July 2014

Gluten-free Monday: Meatballs

As a kid, my mom made spaghetti and meat sauce. Spaghetti and meatballs was the stuff of restaurant outings. I made meatballs a few times over the years for various things, although never put them in spaghetti. Of course, all … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Oldie And Goodie

This week, to Agnes McKee—105 years old, gonna throw out the first pitch at a baseball game. Never stop learning.  🙂

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Gluten-free Monday: I Scream, You Scream

One of the nice things about gluten-sensitivity is that it is a hard reminder of all of the food choices we have. There are oodles of desserts that are gluten-free by design. For instance, ice cream! Setting aside contemporary gluten-containing … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Moooooooo

This week’s Heartlander is cows!!!! Today is National Cow Appreciation Day! Thank you cows for all that you do—like food and leather. Ice cream, shoes! Handbags! Hamburgers, steaks, cheese, milk, yogurt and whip cream. Roasts and cold cuts. Leather furniture, … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Gluten-free High Altitude Cupcakes

So, I decided to make cupcakes with my new cupcake pan last week. I was so desperate for cupcakes, I could even wait to pick up liners from the store. Instead I used my special cupcake removal tool and counted … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Our Own Path

This July 4th, the Heartlanders of the Week are the Founding Fathers. Authors of the Declaration of Independence, determined Separatists, Generals, Warriors, Guerillas, Leaders, Followers, the Obstinate and the Determined. Thank you for a Country unbound from “Western” History, a … Continue reading

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A Day for Everyone

Today is a big day. 50 years since the final enactment of the Civil Rights Act. Fifty years since Lydon Johnson signed the bill into law. Fifty years since the federal government drew a line in the sand—some stuff isn’t … Continue reading

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