The Heritage Cook ® Sharing traditions, one recipe at a time! Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:00:15 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Mint Julep Sundaes for the Kentucky Derby Weekend (Gluten-Free) Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:00:15 +0000 This entry is part of 251 in the series Chocolate Mondays


This is going to be a multi-national, multicultural week at The Heritage Cook. Today we are kicking things off with a dessert to get you ready for next Saturday’s Kentucky Derby. Tomorrow we travel to France with a progressive dinner with [...]]]> 0 Chopped Steakhouse-Style Salad (Gluten-Free) Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:51 +0000 This entry is part of 46 in the series Food Network



When I was a kid, just like most children, I hated vegetables and didn’t particularly care for salads. If it wasn’t iceberg lettuce with sweet French dressing, I wouldn’t touch it. And I sure wouldn’t eat any vegetables or tomatoes my [...]]]> 2 Chocolate Dipped Toffee-Topped Sugar Cookies (SRC) Gluten-Free Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:39:35 +0000 This entry is part 251 of 251 in the series Chocolate Mondays


It is Secret Recipe Club day again and I have a new blog to introduce you to! This month I was assigned Feast on the Cheap, written by the mother/daughter team of Mary Anne Rittenhouse and Mariel Rittenhouse Goodson. Mary Anne [...]]]> 21 Mediterranean Chicken with Harissa-Yogurt Sauce and Pistachios (Gluten-Free) Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:00:46 +0000 This entry is part of 17 in the series Gourmet Garden


If you are anything like me, you are always looking for new ways to prepare chicken. I tend to fall back to my comfort zone, repeating similar flavors and techniques over and over. One of the things I like the most about [...]]]> 0 White and Wild Rice Pilaf #SensationalSides Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:00:55 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 46 in the series Food Network


When I was a child I hated rice because it was boring white, cooked in plain water with no flavorings. It was pretty awful. As a super taster I wanted flavor and interest, anything that would wake up my taste buds. [...]]]> 9 Double-Decker Brownies (Gluten-Free or Regular) Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:15:54 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 251 in the series Chocolate Mondays


Heaven help me, I’ve gone over the edge for today’s Chocolate Monday. I started with a simple recipe for brownies and then I went to the dark side … and you are going to be happy to follow me!

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Asparagus Caprese Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette (Gluten-Free) Thu, 09 Apr 2015 16:00:25 +0000 This entry is part 2 of 46 in the series Food Network


This week’s Food Network Sensational Sides theme is asparagus, the queen of springtime vegetables. I never liked it as a child because my mom always use canned vegetables for our dinners (bleh!), but when I got older I discovered how delicious [...]]]> 15 Gluten Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies Mon, 06 Apr 2015 10:00:12 +0000 This entry is part 2 of 251 in the series Chocolate Mondays


My father-in-law loves chocolate and peanut butter and has been begging me for a special treat. He does so many things for The Artist and me – how could I refuse! So I went hunting for something new to make and [...]]]> 4 Perfect Hard Cooked Eggs Dyed for Easter and Recipes Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:00:24 +0000 This entry is part of 96 in the series Holiday Foods



We have all experienced rubbery and dry hard-cooked eggs with green rings around the yolks. I never liked hard boiled eggs as a kid and I was an adult before I discovered that they can be delightful when cooked properly. [...]]]> 1 White Chocolate Coconut Cake for Easter (Gluten-Free) Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:04 +0000 This entry is part 3 of 251 in the series Chocolate Mondays



Easter is one of my favorite holidays. That rascally Easter Bunny is known to deliver a treasure-trove of goodies to children across the country. When I was young I would carefully boil the eggs and color them, set them in [...]]]> 0