Dilled Shrimp and Brown Rice Risotto Casserole (Gluten-Free)

Dill Shrimp Brown Rice Risotto; 2014 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Gourmet Garden

This entry is part 8 of 8 in the series Gourmet Garden

 

I have collected cookbooks for most of my life. Some are first editions, some antiques, many are brand new, but they are all loved. Many pages are splattered, others well worn. I read each one cover-to-cover, learning from them, getting ideas, [...]

Book Review: Grill to Perfection cookbook

Grill to Perfection Review; 2014 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Reviews

This entry is part 11 of 12 in the series Reviews

 

How many times have we gone to a barbecue at someone’s house and the person in charge of the grill gets distracted, has too many cocktails, or is busy chasing the kids around? Inevitably the food cooks too long and is dried [...]

Herb Poached Salmon with Dill Tartar Sauce (Gluten-Free)

Herb Poached Salmon with Dilled Tartar Sauce; 2014 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Gourmet Garden

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Gourmet Garden

 

Like most kids, I grew up on fish sticks and jarred tartar sauce. That was the only kind of fish I liked. My mother would occasionally buy some “fresh” fish from the store and make it for dinner. It had been [...]

Thai Crab Cakes with Creamy Lemongrass Sauce (Gluten-Free)

Thai Lemongrass Crab Cakes; 2014 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Gourmet Garden

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Gourmet Garden

 

Crab cakes are one of my favorite appetizers, but since having to go gluten-free I haven’t been able to have them. Recently I was thinking about recipes that I wanted to create for the foods I love but can’t have [...]

Cheesy Crab Quesadillas (Gluten Free)

Cheesy Crab Quesadillas (Gluten-Free); 2014 Jane Bonacci, The Heritage Cook
This entry is part 73 of 76 in the series Gluten-Free

This entry is part 73 of 76 in the series Gluten-Free

 

Winter and early spring mark Dungeness crab season in Northern California, Oregon and Washington. We wait all year for opening day and then head in droves to the stores to buy crab fresh from the sea. It is incredibly sweet, tender [...]