A brown belt for Big Guy – not that it’s important
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It was testing week in karate and, as usual, Big Guy was under the gun. Not as much as he used to be, when he didn’t have a clue and had to frantically cram, but …

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Garlic-free marinara sauce
Saturday, 27 Mar, 2010 – 9:13 | Comments Off
Garlic-free marinara sauce

This is versatile recipe – it’s our pizza, spaghetti, manicotti and lasagna sauce – that I’d make even if allergies weren’t a factor because it’s so easy to cook in bulk. Not to mention that …

Steak with ginger gravy
Friday, 9 Oct, 2009 – 13:48 | Comments Off
Steak with ginger gravy

I conjured up this recipe while searching for slow cooker steak and gravy that doesn’t include canned soup and/or instant soup mix – the garlic allergy evicts those from this house. I never found what …

Orange-carmelized onion salmon
Monday, 28 Sep, 2009 – 11:55 | Comments Off
Orange-carmelized onion salmon

Once in a while, the big people stage a coup. Last week, after pizza one night and macaroni and cheese the next, the adults were due an uprising.
I’d planned on plain baked salmon until I …

Garlic-free taco seasoning
Sunday, 23 Aug, 2009 – 22:32 | Comments Off
Garlic-free taco seasoning

This another one that falls into the “I’d make it even if I didn’t have to” category, if for no other reason than to avoid all the extra salt an/or MSG that comes in commercial …

Asparagus-cheese tart
Thursday, 14 May, 2009 – 22:22 | Comments Off
Asparagus-cheese tart

Look out, guys,  your momma is staging a coup. She does that every once in a while when she gets tired of tailoring meals around what you picky little bugs will agree to eat.
I was …

Evil but easy macaroni and cheese
Tuesday, 6 Jan, 2009 – 14:27 | Comments Off
Evil but easy macaroni and cheese

I had a great scam going for two years, until a babysitter made Big Guy boxed macaroni and cheese without mashed broccoli, cluing him in for the first time that the “natural” color of stuff …

Garlic-free tequila-lime chicken
Monday, 5 Jan, 2009 – 14:53 | Comments Off
Garlic-free tequila-lime chicken

Do not let this recipe scare you: It will not get you drunk because the alcohol cooks out. Unless, of course, your sister is visiting and she talks you into making margaritas with the leftover …

Fun with egg-free meatloaf
Monday, 29 Dec, 2008 – 14:56 | Comments Off
Fun with egg-free meatloaf

For a person who can’t stand being cold, I sure have a hot relationship with my freezer.
Particularly this week, when playing with the guys’ new toys — the ones that aren’t broken, that is — …