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Cultured Coconut & Blueberries - Food Gypsy

Cultured Coconut Milk – Kitchen Alternatives

January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

The things I eat in the name of research – gluten-free breads, tofu, liver and now – cultured coconut milk.  A dairy alternative with a similar texture to yogurt,  cultured coconut milk was a pleasant surprise, and is now among my list...

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Brandied Fig Tapenade - Food Gypsy

Brandied Fig Tapenade

October 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Brandied figs, they became an addiction last fall; sweet, juicy, boozy. We've played with them in a vinaigrette, against foie gras, in a roasted sweet potato treat and now we give you ...

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Cardamom Pear Butter - Food Gypsy

Cardamom Pear Butter

October 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Autumn fruits fill the aisles, how can you possibly resist the shapely pear? So smooth, so ripe, so bottom heavy, and perfectly delicious with a bit of blue cheese as Cardamom Pear Butter. ...

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Vegetable Bundles - Food Gypsy

Vegetable Bundles – Easy Entertaining

September 14, 2012 | 2 Comments

Having a ball in the big shiny kitchen, in the last couple of weeks I've tied about five hundred of these adorable little vegetable bundles for weddings and swanky gala events. A great idea...

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Asian Spring Rolls - Food Gypsy

Fresh Asian Spring Rolls

September 5, 2012 | 2 Comments

The secret to beautiful Asian Spring Rolls is the art of the perfect roll. These are a rice paper version; bright, fresh and packed with flavor, the deep fried variety features the same rolling...

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Rhubarb Ginger Fizz - Food Gypsy

Rhubarb Ginger Fizz – Backyard Cocktails

May 22, 2012 | 4 Comments

We are lousy with rhubarb, big ripe juicy stalks of it in one long row in sun. Over the weekend we enjoyed the backyard and a few steaks, and I simply could not resist...

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A quick green side for spring - Asparagus, Snap Pea, New Potato & Fiddlehead Sauteé. Serve warm or cold, a simple medley of spring produce. ...

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Granola Breakfast Cookies - Food Gypsy

Granola Breakfast Cookies

March 28, 2012 | 7 Comments

Cookies for breakfast? Relax Mom, they're vegan, wheat-free, low sugar, low fat, Granola Breakfast Cookies. But nobody needs to know they're healthy!...

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Candied Kumquats - Food Gypsy

Candied Kumquats

February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

When I see ingredients I haven't worked with I often drag them home to see what new delights I can concoct. Welcome home Kumquats, which quickly became Candied Kumquats... a taste of sunshine....

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Ode to Tubers - Food Gypsy

Roasted Vegetables with Garlic, Rosemary & Lemon

December 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

Roasted Vegetables with Garlic, Rosemary & Lemon, know at Chez Gypsy as the Ode to Tubers, is a household favorite. The oils from the olive, the lemon and rosemary are old friends; they bond...

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Boozy Cranberry-Orange Sauce

Boozy Cranberry-Orange Sauce

December 5, 2011 | 0 Comments

Cranberries, nature's way of making sure we in northern climes get our vitamin C in the cold winter months; sharp and tangy and a must on the holiday table. Boozy Cranberry-Orange Sauce...

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Purple Asparagus, Food Gypsy

Purple Asparagus

November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

This caught my eye at the local grocer; lover of asparagus that I am, I'd never seen the purple variety before. Certainly familiar with it's green sibling, it's sunlight deprived white cousin and...

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