The Heritage Cook ® Sharing traditions, one recipe at a time! Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:44:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Candied Pecans (Gluten-Free) Thu, 20 Nov 2014 16:55:47 +0000 This entry is part of 38 in the series Food Network



Thanksgiving must be coming up based on all the sweet potato, sage, and stuffing recipes being made in my kitchen lately!

Turkey, sweet potatoes and cranberries have been part of Thanksgiving feasts ever since the first observance in 1621 [...]]]> 4 Pan-Seared Duck Breasts with Orange, Fennel and Cilantro Salsa (Gluten-Free) Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:01:51 +0000 This entry is part 13 of 13 in the series Gourmet Garden


Today’s recipe is a new way to look at the classic Duck a l’Orange. A luscious orange sauce is paired with a fresh and sassy citrus salsa that cuts the richness and adds a bright acidity to the plate. You wind [...]]]> 0 Dark Chocolate Cookies with German Chocolate Frosting (Gluten-Free) Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:00:17 +0000 This entry is part of 229 in the series Chocolate Mondays


It is always a challenge to come up with new and creative ideas for Chocolate Mondays, especially after four years. Today’s recipe is no exception. I thought I had a great idea to combine one of my favorite cookies with one of [...]]]> 1 Roasted Carrot-Sweet Potato Soup (Gluten-Free) #FallFest Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:45:40 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 38 in the series Food Network


Hey everyone. Welcome to this week’s Food Network #FallFest, celebrating carrots! There are so many ways you can make carrots beyond just steaming and serving them. A favorite Thanksgiving side dish in my family is my carrots with maple syrup and [...]]]> 0 Pecan Pie Bar Cookies with Chocolate Chips (Gluten-Free) Mon, 10 Nov 2014 11:00:40 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 229 in the series Chocolate Mondays


Can you believe that Thanksgiving is coming up already? I swear, wasn’t it just the 4th of July?


This year with the recipe development and testing for the cookbook going on every day in my kitchen, it will be a [...]]]> 4 The Easiest and Tastiest Holiday Prime Rib! Wed, 05 Nov 2014 11:00:19 +0000 This entry is part of 7 in the series Grilling


Can you believe it is November already? It can’t be. Wasn’t it just summer? Are you ready for the holiday season? The fun and craziness is almost here and I am busy trying a new piece of equipment that might revolutionize how you [...]]]> 6 Chocolate Waffles for Breakfast or Dessert! Mon, 03 Nov 2014 05:00:08 +0000 This entry is part 2 of 229 in the series Chocolate Mondays


I had to miss last month’s Secret Recipe Club because we were traveling, but I am back and happy to introduce you to another wonderful food blog. This month I was assigned Food Ramblings written by Elizabeth. I’ve had the [...]]]> 21 Fried Cheese Fingers with Spicy Bloody Dip (Gluten-Free) Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:00:44 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 13 in the series Gourmet Garden

You know the cheese has melted when you see small drops coming out of the ends of the sticks



Happy Halloween everyone! Today, as part of the Food Network’s #FallFest, we are celebrating the greatest costume party in the nation. [...]]]> 5 Chocolate, Maple and Candied Bacon – Score! (Gluten-Free) Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:00:05 +0000 This entry is part 3 of 229 in the series Chocolate Mondays


Chocolate, in any form, is The Artist’s favorite treat. He would live on nothing but chocolate if he had his way. Too bad our bodies require additional nutrients! He, more than anyone, has benefited from our weekly Chocolate Mondays. As [...]]]> 3 Pumpkin Pie without the Crust Recipe (Gluten-Free) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:44 +0000 This entry is part 94 of 95 in the series Holiday Foods


If you love pumpkin pie but hate baking or if pie crusts give you the heebie-jeebies, this dessert will be your salvation during the hectic holiday season!

This is such an easy dessert to make, it would the [...]]]> 4