Snacks

swept up in the momentum

I’ve never been much of a football fan. Oh, when I was in the 9th grade, the quarterback of my high school football team was a lean beautiful boy who threw tight spirals down a…

ah, Tofino.

I’ve decided that this should be my birthday dinner every year: fresh-caught crab, steamed and lay down next to a bowl of warm pastured butter, roasted local potatoes with melted cheese that has crusted around…

the taste of greenness

I kind of have an avocado problem. (When I read this sentence to Danny, he snorted, slapped my arm, and said, “Good one.”) Okay, I have an avocado problem. My name is Shauna and I want…

gluten-free in airports

When the airplane’s wheels left the land, I looked over to see Lu’s eyes wide. Danny and I both smiled. She has been on a lot of airplane trips, this kid, but not in awhile.…

roasted tofu with dipping sauce

Tofu and I have a long, sometimes fractious relationship. We didn’t start off well. When I was in high school, I decided to become a vegetarian. Suddenly disgusted by meat, I announced to my mother that…

gluten-free soft pretzels

I’ve been waiting awhile to post this recipe for gluten-free pretzels. It’s not just that I have been making batch after batch with various recipes until I found the combination of flours and techniques that…

making homemade yogurt

Most of my life, I have thought, “I’m just not crafty.” I watch other women knit sweaters while talking with friends, or see the dramatic swirls of art projects other moms have done with their…

gluten-free onion rings

Within the first two weeks of knowing each other, Danny and I were in a kitchen together, standing side by side, chopping and talking about what we were going to eat. He was sort of…