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Thoughtful, homemade AND alcoholic…. makes a damn good gift.

  Teacher gifts piss me off.   It’s not that I don’t appreciate teachers..  it’s the opposite.  My kids have been blessed with amazing teachers.  The gifted kid has extra teachers…the SLD kid has extra teachers…. add to that tutors and music teachers.. it’s half of my Christmas list.   And I’m a thoughtful gift giver.. I’m not generally a “walk through Marshall’s, pick up some stationary or some expired chocolates” type of shopper.    I like to put thought into my shizzle…. I have 3 kids.. they’ve been in school for a combined total of 22 years… I’m done.  I’m out of ideas.  I’m sick of monogramming. THIS year, they are getting liquor!!   {anyone who teaches my kids every day deserves liquor}.   I found a recipe and was very excited … Read entire article »

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Seven better watch it or he’ll be eating frozen pizza.

Seven better watch it or he’ll be eating frozen pizza.

So, I’m making these awesome little souffles with a pork tenderloin for dinner tonight.   (Found the recipe at The Home Heart) http://thehomeheart.wordpress.com/2012/04/12/super-easy-souffle/ Seven is home this morning.  I’m making the cauliflower puree.  After steaming the cauliflower, I added some salt/ pepper/ and fat free cream and put it in the blender. What is that? It’s cauliflower puree… I’m using this for dinner tonight. Oh. that looks awesome.  (dripping in sarcasm and venom) Shut up.  It’s gonna be good. Yeah…looks it. Why don’t you … Read entire article »

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BEST flourless (Gluten-free) Chocolate Cake EVER

BEST flourless (Gluten-free) Chocolate Cake EVER

Many thanks to www.realsimple.com  for this amazing recipe.   I am not a baker..  I love to cook, but baking– with all the measuring and exact timing… just not my thing….. However, as a mother, we all find ourselves baking from time to time….. birthdays, class parties, etc…   This recipe has SAVED me — so easy, gluten-free, and one of the most delicious desserts I have EVER eaten..   No lie.. It’s very similar to a chocolate lava … Read entire article »

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Jalapeno Popper Dip (Gluten Free)

HOLY MOLY!    just made this dip..  soo good!   And served with corn chips, it’s Gluten-free!  2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayo 1/2 cup sour cream diced jalepenos–  if jarred or canned, use maybe 6 oz or so..   if fresh, use probably 6 diced peppers 1/2 cup shredded cheddar or pepper jack ( or both) 1/2 cup grated parmesan romano Directions Stir together cream cheese, sour cream, & mayonnaise in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in peppers and cheese.  I used a handful of shredded cheddar, a handful of shredded pepper jack and about 1/4 cup or so of grated parmesan. Bake at 350-375 for about 20 minutes.   Top with more of all 3 cheese and broil til bubbly. (if need quicker, you can microwave for about 3-4 minutes, but not as pretty) Non-gluten … Read entire article »

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Potato Pizzas

Potato Pizzas

My oldest son is Gluten-Free  and therefore  misses out on so many childhood staples ie: pizza, cookies, cakes. We make these potato pizzas instead and they are a hit with all of my boys as well as their friends! Slice potatoes approx. 1/4 – 1/2″ thick.  Cut on a diagonal to allow for a larger surface area. Coat potato slices with olive oil and salt and pepper. Bake at 400 for about 15 minutes per side (this time will … Read entire article »

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