Tag Archives | gluten-free

Chicken Meatballs with Pesto Gnocchi

Chicken Meatballs with Pesto Gnocchi

One day I wanted to make meatballs but didn’t know what to eat them with.  I didn’t feel like pasta, or a sub, or Ikea sauce, so what else do you do with meatballs?  The Barefoot Contessa made her chicken meatballs into Italian wedding soup (yum!).  Instead, I thought I’d do a GF gnocchi in […]

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open face mushroom melt close up

Mushroom Melt

Back when J and I would work from our home office, we had the luxury of being able to cook our lunches.  J’s specialty was the mushroom melt on a toast. So easy, delish, fast, and satisfying – you definitely don’t miss the meat in this vegetarian dish. Add a side salad and you have a […]

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Apoh's Tossed Noodles (Yam Mein)

Ahpoh’s Tossed Noodles (Yam Mein)

Ahpoh is my grandma on my dad’s side.  She is well-known for her mean cooking skills, especially not using any recipes and only her talent, cunning, and experience to create her legendary food.   After she quit the restaurant biz, she took on the task of babysitting me, my sister and cousins after school.   Ahpoh’s house was just […]

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Baked Apple Pie Tortilla

Baked Apple Pie Tortilla

When I was a teen and my metabolism was at its all time high (um… I would eat McDonald’s McFlurries and Doritos as meals), I used to order this amazing deep fried apple pie dessert from a local restaurant – apple pie filling wrapped up in a flour tortilla, deep fried, covered in cinnamon sugar and […]

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