Grains of Paradise?

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I was doing some research on replacements of black pepper.  The one item that came up was Grains of Paradise.  It seems black pepper has a history in europe.   To make a longer story shorter, the grains of paradise is the poor man’s substitute for black pepper back in the day.  Plus it has no […]

A special recipe!

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A great time to share he and I had on our first outing together. He still wasn’t used to dealing with someone with allergies but he survived and I would like to say thrived. But only he can truly answer that. We were eating out at a place in Myrtle Beach and we happened to […]

Keeping it simple, still.

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In the days of living with allergies and knowing how expensive the special foods are, I am all for keeping things, simply.  So I got to reading someone else’s post on a soda recipe and I followed it all through to end up finding this great site on ‘old fashioned’ recipes.   When life was less […]

So you want it easy, eh?

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Okay, as much as I don’t like the idea of cooking sometimes it took me a really long time to find the following site that ships or even has ready made meals for gluten free folks.  But I did the link is on the right labeled “Gluten Free Meals”.  It couldn’t get any easier than […]

Embrace the allergies… yup give them a hug!

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What I have learned over the last couple of weeks is that I need to embrace my allergies.  It’s amazing what a close call on a anaphylactic reaction will do to your thinking and then right after that you have a bad reaction to a medicine for a in-office procedure and it is something that you […]