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beef and homemade noodles

Beef and Homemade Noodles

Beef and noodles is a wonderful comfort food on a snowy, cold day. My mom would often make beef and noodles with leftover roast or beef that my parents had raised and canned. It was one of my favorite meals, but I remember picking out the noodles and leaving the beef behind much to Mom’s […]

vegan tartlets

Easy and Sweet Phyllo Tartlets

Little individual desserts not only are automatic portion control, they also are great for entertaining and cute. Plus, small desserts like phyllo tartlets allow you to easily offer options to accommodate a variety of food restrictions that are frequently encountered. These particular tartlets are vegan-friendly. Non-vegans need not be concerned because unless someone tells you, […]

vegan lemon curd

Vegan Lemon Curd

Lemon curd has always been something of an enigma to me. It is tart yet sweet. It is light yet rich. It is complex yet simple. I decided to take my dairy-free version a step further and make it egg-free as well. The vegan-friendly version still tastes rather rich despite the omission of egg yolks […]

coconut cream

Whipped Coconut Cream

For those on a dairy-free diet, whipping cream of coconut to use instead of whipped dairy cream is a naturally great tasting idea. It is an easy to make alternative to commercially prepared non-dairy whipped topping you can find in the frozen food aisle. However, it is rather easy to over mix it, similar to […]

Bluegrass Grill Mushroom

Bluegrass Grill

The Bluegrass Grill was on my list of places to try since the early, cold winter weekday morning (especially cold for the South) that I saw people lined up out the door as I drove past. I thought that they must have something especially good to get people in Chattanooga to brave the cold. Well, […]