Lemon-Walnut Savory Cornmeal Shortbread Crackers

Lemon-Walnut Cornmeal Shortbreads

These savory Lemon-Walnut Cornmeal Shortbread Crackers were sort of a collaboration between myself and Lil’ Foodie.   I had been thinking about making lemon-walnut shortbreads for a couple days, but had a sweet cookie in mind.  Last night, when I was about to go in the kitchen to bake, my daughter came running up to […]

Disappearing Garlic Focaccia Bread Recipe

garlic-thyme focaccia

My daughter loved this fresh baked Garlic Focaccia Bread with Thyme.  It  flew off the counter. Every time I turned around I saw another slice walking by in her little hands, of course like many kids her age she picked off the “green stuff”… I guess no thyme next time.I baked for her a lot […]

Thai Shrimp Pizza #HormelFamily

Thai shrimp pizza

October is coming to a close, but if you didn’t know, it is National Pizza month & there is still time to get experimental in your pizza making.  I decided to push the envelope myself a bit and create a Thai Shrimp Pizza.  The images don’t really do it justice, but I promise peanut sauce […]

Broccoli Rabe and Sharp Cheddar Calzone

broccoli rabe and sharp cheddar calzone

Broccoli rabe is one of those acquired tastes.  The first couple times I had rabe,  I was baffled as to why people chowed down on this bitter green.  I found myself having it again though… and again.  Now I crave the stuff, not all the time but at least a few times a year.  Yes, […]

Easy Fall Flavors Pizza Party with FlatOut Thin Crust Flatbreads

flatout fall pizza party

Flatbread pizzas using handy FlatOut Thin Crust Flatbreads are an easy an economical way to serve a fun menu to guests. They are brand new to the market, and have only been out since September 24th (a Walmart exclusive).  I like making all kinds of pizza, and am not shy about experimenting in the kitchen […]

Gluten-free White Bean Crackers Recipe

bean crackers - gluten free white bean crackers

Tomorrow is Lil’ Foodie’s first full day of kindergarten.  She always ate snack at preschool, but having lunch at school is new for both she and I.  The thing is, my daughter is a somewhat picky eater already due to her sensory issues, so with the added constraints of a gluten & dairy free diet, […]

Gluten-Free Pizza Recipe (also Dairy-free) #GFCF

gluten free pizza -gfcf pizza

After several months of preparation, I finally fully transitioned my daughter into a gluten and dairy free diet (GFCF) , to see if it helps her with her autism symptoms.  This is the best version of gluten-free pizza dough that I have come up with so far.  It is loosely based on one from Gluten-Free […]