Marion Cunningham’s Nutmeg Muffins Gluten Free

Today, on Christmas Eve, I got a craving for The Last Word in Nutmeg Muffins, so I scanned my kitchen bookshelves for one of my greatest treasures, The Breakfast Book, by Marion Cunningham. It was published in 1987, a lifetime ago–I bought it before I married Bill–but Cunningham’s recipes are timeless. As I took the tattered and food-stained volume down…

RDR’s, year in review, part II

July was all about food and travel. I made a divine fresh cherry pie from my tart ‘Montmorency’ cherry tree.  Stephen and Laurie from my daylily club finally convinced me to attend my first daylily regional. If you’ve ever wanted to see what happens when people are passionate (obsessed) about a flower, join a club…

Let the feasting begin

Christmas is nearly upon us. Do you have your shopping done? I hope so because the malls will be even bigger nightmares tomorrow. I tell you what, if you don’t have a gift for that certain someone, buy them an online gift card and call it good. I would. Tonight we’ll attend the annual Nash…

Eating gluten free in France

About this time of year when the kids have gone back to school, and the days are growing shorter, I get a hankerin’ to visit Europe, specifically Italy (I’m Catholic after all), France and England. I have nothing against other European countries. These are just first on the list, and not specifically in that order….