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About pfanderson

Single mom, emerging technologies librarian, e-health, EBHC, informatics, search engines, social media, MODERATE, ♫, quilts/yarn/origami, food, iaido. SL: Perplexity Peccable

Rhubarb Banana Custard Pie

When I was young, my mother always made strawberry rhubarb freezer jam. I loved it. It tasted like fresh strawberries. Wonderful. But strawberry rhubarb pie was always, always, always a huge taste disappointment for me. Because the strawberries were cooked, … Continue reading

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Coffee Pudding

Since my son and I turned out to both be celiac, there are a few old favorites for which we haven’t found an equivalent available in a gluten-free form. One was coffee ice cream. We both missed that flavor, and … Continue reading

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Tuna Coconut Summer Sauce

I’ve been getting requests for this since I made it last year, and I made it again this year. It’s a summer thing. SO TASTY! I changed it up a little bit between the two years, so I’ll give you … Continue reading

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Blueberry Custard Pie

One of my lifelong summer favorites is Blueberry Cream Pie. It is incredibly delicious and impressive, but given that it is based on whipping cream, it is also awfully rich and sweet, and doesn’t store well. I wanted something a … Continue reading

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Pickled Buddha’s Hand

I haven’t been posting here much, partly because of time and partly because my shoulder’s not working right and my hand’s in a splint (and this has been going on in various forms for about six months now). Slows me … Continue reading

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Quinoa Casserole (Base Recipe, with Variations)

This is one of those experiments where I throw together a bunch of leftovers, and liked it, so I want to remember what I did. It’s also very adaptable, and can easily be modified. I’m giving a couple of examples. … Continue reading

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ZuCaLe Bread

I’ve been asked for this recipe. Finding the recipe is a challenge. ZuCaLe (pronounced zoo-kale) used to be my favorite spice bread … until I discovered I was allergic to zucchini. That was about 35 years ago, and I haven’t … Continue reading

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Black Bean Quinoa Casserole

I made this up last week. A friend has teenagers who’ve gone vegetarian, and is wracking his brains to figure out what to feed them. I was thinking of his dilemma while cooking and this was the result. I will … Continue reading

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2-4-6-8 Easy Lentil Soup

2-4-6-8 EZ Lentil Soup. 2C dr lentils 4C chopped onion 6 cloves garlic, minced 8C water. Salt & pepper to taste. Boil until lentils R soft. — P. F. Anderson (@pfanderson) April 2, 2013 2 cups dried lentils 4 cups … Continue reading

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Banana Foster Quinoa Pudding

Our church choir traditionally has a Mardi Gras party with potluck. This is my first time since going gluten free. They are going to TRY making a gluten-free roux for the big pots of gumbo, and I struggled with what … Continue reading

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