The Heritage Cook ® Sharing traditions, one recipe at a time! Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:00:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 4 Super Foods for the Big Game (Gluten-Free) Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:00:04 +0000 This entry is part of 7 in the series Grilling

Buffet spread for Super Bowl Party


I grew up with three older brothers and a father who were all avid football fans. My mother and I would plan our meals around game times, being sure to have the guys back in front of [...]]]> 0 Loaded Potato Leek Chowder Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:00:18 +0000 This entry is part of 5 in the series Progressive Eats


Welcome to another edition of Progressive Eats, our virtual version of a progressive dinner party. This month’s theme is a cozy Weekend Ski Party hosted by Susan Pridmore of The Wimpy Vegetarian. Don’t consider yourself snowed in, consider it a party, even [...]]]> 17 Nutty Mounds Truffles (Gluten-Free) Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:28:50 +0000 This entry is part 239 of 239 in the series Chocolate Mondays


Mounds Bars were always one of my favorite treats at our weekly movie theater adventures. I was so tiny that I could get in for the child’s price many years beyond the cutoff age. That gave me more money from my [...]]]> 0 Creamy Cheesy Risotto Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:50:09 +0000 This entry is part of 39 in the series Food Network


Welcome to the next installment of Food Network’s #ComfortFoodFeast.This week we are putting our spin on the classic favorite, mac and cheese, but since I can’t have regular pasta and haven’t found a really good gluten-free elbow macaroni, I decided to use [...]]]> 6 Vanilla Sugar Cookies with a Nutella Surprise! (Gluten-Free) Mon, 19 Jan 2015 10:19:13 +0000 This entry is part 238 of 239 in the series Chocolate Mondays


A simple vanilla cookie, sparkling with sugar crystals on top. Pick it up expecting the usual flavors and take a bite. The explosion of nutty chocolate is shocking and delightful. This is the experience of these cookies!

When [...]]]> 2 Gratinéed Coquilles St. Jacques Recipe (Gluten-Free) Fri, 16 Jan 2015 11:00:31 +0000 This entry is part of 14 in the series Gourmet Garden


This New Year’s Eve, the Artist and I celebrated with a French-themed dinner. Ever since we got back from our trip to France, we’ve been missing the lovely accents, beautiful scenery, wine and food. While we dream of returning, why not [...]]]> 2 A Day at the Fancy Foods Show Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:00:25 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 239 in the series Chocolate Mondays

Amazing sorbettos from Gelato Fiasco of Maine!



Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the year – hours spent discovering creative, talented people’s dreams. Twice a year, in San Francisco during the winter and in New York the summer, [...]]]> 4 Arroz Con Pollo Casserole (Gluten-Free) Thu, 08 Jan 2015 16:00:52 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 39 in the series Food Network


I’ve been taking a break from the Food Network’s FN Dish weekly posts during the hectic holiday season, but I am happy to be back, stretching my creativity again!

We are now into the winter months when we long [...]]]> 5 Paris Tales and Chocolate Pot de Creme (Gluten-Free) Mon, 05 Jan 2015 12:38:48 +0000 This entry is part 237 of 239 in the series Chocolate Mondays


Chocolate. Pastries. Wine. Art. Cheese. Paris. The Artist and I had talked about visiting Europe for years and it always seemed something that would remain an item on our bucket list. But with a lot of scrimping and saving, and an [...]]]> 6 Life Events that Created The Heritage Cook & a Gluten-Free Breakfast Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:00:11 +0000 This entry is part of 123 in the series Comfort Foods


Sometimes life and the universe conspire to make things happen, things that at first appear to be catastrophic, but in hindsight turn out to be blessings.

There was a time in my life when I thought about going to [...]]]> 4