Tag Archives: Gluten Free

2 Life-Changing Anniversaries!

Before we close the door on the month of May, 2021, I (Steve) would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge the anniversaries of two events that had a lasting impact on my life. First, it was 55 years ago, on … Continue reading

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Crockpot Apple Butter

If you are not familiar with Apple Butter allow me to explain…there is no butter in Apple Butter. It’s spicy applesauce that’s cooked til it caramelizes and turns into a concentrated fruit spread for toast, muffins or in cookies or … Continue reading

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77!

Sunday, July 26, 2020, I (Steve) observed the completion of 77 turns around the sun. In no particular order, I thought I’d share a few thoughts about that milestone. This was the first time I’ve marked a birthday in the … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons …

… make lemon cakes! (Better than Starbucks) Preheat oven to 350 Spray pans with Pam or grease one 9×5 loaf -bake 50-55 minutes OR 2 med loaf -bake 35-45 min OR 4 small loaf pans-bake 30-35 min (muffin tins work … Continue reading

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Cornbread Anyone?

Our family loves cornbread!  We like it with sauerkraut & wieners plus a side of fried taters!  Or, you might like chili or vegetable soup with the cornbread.  My Dad likes leftover cornbread crumbled with milk over it.  However you … Continue reading

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Johnnie’s Taco Pasta Salad

If you’d like a tasty twist on a Summer salad, try this yummy new recipe! DRESSING1/2 cup mayo1/2 cup sour cream1/2 cup salsa1/2 packet taco seasoning (Gluten-Free taco seasoning is readily available) Mix well let sit while prepping SALAD– box … Continue reading

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10 Years Already?!?!?

Has it really been 10 years since we started this blog?  Well, according to the calendar and double checking it back to the date of our very first blog post, the answer is … Yep! It kind of snuck up … Continue reading

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Here’s Johnnie’s Dutch (Deutsch) Baby, Baby!

A Dutch baby pancake, sometimes called a German pancake, or a Dutch puff, is a large American popover.  If you’re in the Chicago area, chances are you may have visited one of the Walker Bros. Original Pancake House locations to … Continue reading

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Johnnie’s Gluten-Free Apple Pidumpling

Want a little more cocooning cooking for comfort? This is what I call Apple Pidumpling (Get it, pie and dumpling?). Apple Pidumpling 4-5 lg. cooking apples (Gala, Honeycrisp, etc.) Peel and slice…need enough apples to generously fill a round cake … Continue reading

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When You’re All Out Of “Quarantine Snacks” ….

There are times when you NEED something sweet and like us you may have eaten your “quarantine snacks” and now you’re down to Starlite peppermints and a few chocolate chips. If you have peanut butter with just 3 ingredients you … Continue reading

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