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Savory Stuffed Peppers

Originally posted on November 8, 2012 at http://www.delicieux.eu/?p=1240 as a guest post.

Yes, I did! Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

We get a lot of requests from our no wheat friends for gluten free sweets - something with a nice buttery richness and that crunchy crunch that seems to be missing from most wheat flour free baked goods.  Ladies and gentlemen, I have your recipe.

This came about when we received a new cook book pre-distribution for comments and a possible talk up in the blog.  This was our first bit of unsolicited swag, and you may note, we have not talked up a new cookbook of any sort.  The recipes we tried just weren't great.  And we shoot for great.
There were quite a few recipes for gluten free sweets of one sort or another - now this was not a gluten free cookbook, but one all about using an ancient grain from the high desert south of the equator.  Just so happened a lot of the recipes were gluten free.  After trying 3 or 4 of the desserts, and throwing out 3 or 4 of the desserts into the garrrbaggge, I set out to make something better.  Through trial and error, and quite a few taste tests (…

Grandma's Meatballs - Only Better!

Getting in a Stew!

A Guest Post by Anneli from Delicieux

Hello again, I'm back here again on A Reluctant Foodie! Al and I decided to go head to head for a third time with a new blog challenge as we have enjoyed our previous battles so much (Stuffed Peppers and Meatballs).

This time round we settled on the theme of 'Soups of Stews' which seemed utterly perfect for this time of year and the kind of food you feel like eating over the Winter months.In fact, I eat soup numerous times a week and I am always pulling out the slow cooker at the weekends to knock up some kind of stew. When it's cold outside, I crave bowls of hot nourishing food that comfort and sooth the soul. So I was more than happy to ponder and devise such a restorative dish for this challenge.

After much consideration I settled on a Seafood Stew with the main ingredient being a rather divisive one so I hope I don't scare you off! I have chosen to use squid, not everyone's favorite ingredient but certainly one of mine.…