Monthly Archives: December 2014

Gluten-free Monday: Egg Noodles/ Spaetzle

So, last week, I posted about Zimtsterne, an egg-white based cookie. My first foray into Zimtsterne was a bit of disaster, leaving a pile of nut-flavored meringue lumps and nine egg yolks. What to do with the leftover egg yolks? … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Chose Life

This week’s Heartlander is Frankenlouie, the cat born in 1999 in Massachusetts with two merged crania. Predicted to live only a few days, Frankenlouie died earlier this month at the age of fifteen. There are lots of animals with challenges … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Cinnamon Stars

During the Holidays, especially Christmas with its cookie food culture, gluten-free can be especially challenging. Of course, there are many traditional cookie recipes that use non-wheat flours. One of them is Cinnamon Stars, a German treat using egg white and … Continue reading

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What’s Goin’ On?

So, yesterday marked five days in a row of student protests here in Denver, culminating in a demonstration by a group of students from an all-girl middle school. As Nichelle Nicols knows, sometimes you’re there just so they have to … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Potato Crostini

A picture of thin sliced irregularly shaped bread dressed with various garnish that *almost* looked like length-wise potato slices gave me a genius idea! Make little toasts out of potato slices!!!!! This actually turns out to be a yummy and … Continue reading

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Heartlander of the Week: Merry F-in Christmas

Years ago, a friend of mine went to one of those open gift exchanges where everyone brings a generic gift and then everyone gets to pick a gift unwrap it and then either they keep it or they can swap … Continue reading

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Gluten-free Monday: Pumpkin-Walnut Pie with Almond Flour Crust

I recently found a copy of the Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library Pies & Tarts (copyright 1992, 1996 reprint, p. 75) cookbook at a library book sale for a dollar, or maybe it was fifty cents. Inspired by a paleo pumpkin pie … Continue reading

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