Cooking with Mommy is a Blog where The Lil Chef (My Daughter) wanted to showcase Mommy's Allergy Free cooking & raise awareness for food allergies & intolerances.This page is mostly gluten free, wheat free, soy free, yeast free, NO red meat, dairy/lactose free
This Errand Day went much smoother than most. It gets crazy! I believe a huge part of the smoothness is the fact that I wasn't rushing which reduced the stress and anxiety by 1000. We also decided to or rather I decided to take The Lil Chef's advice and bring home the things we bought from our side of town before we went to where we used to live (which is in another county and city but it's not too too far away) to shop.
Anyway, look what we ran into in Giant Eagle! I've seen frozen Octopus before but not quite like this, so personal lol. I was fawning over the frozen squid next to it. I reeeeaaaallllyyy want some grilled squid and not in rings. I LOVE Calamari but whole squid & calamari steaks are excellent!
I know I've said this in a post somewhere else on social media but this was our 1st time trying these english muffins and these hands down are the best english muffins I have ever tasted even better than the "normal" ones! The Lil Chef agrees! These are big, fluffy and thick but light at the same time, they toast well and hold smart balance and jelly really well too! lol I Absolutely recommend these if you have not already tried them! Way to go Glutino!!!
I finally got my 1st bottle of Walden Farms! I have not opened it yet so I still have no idea what it tastes like but they get rave reviews so when it's time for my chicken caesar salad I will let you guys know what I think!
Ok I was totally blown away by this. Grapeseed oil usually costs a couple of legs and your kid but this was less than $3 (I believe, maybe less than $4, can't remember) at Aldi! I could not pass this up. Now
I don't want to use it because it'll never be this price again! :'( lol
This is something new from LiveGFree. The Lil Chef picked this up. I take True bars, Kind bars, and things along those lines when I'm out so when my sugar drops or I get hungry I have something healthy to eat. I am interested to see how these compare.
Aldi, you rock for this one! (not that you don't for everything else but...)
This was also a new item. It was right there in the door when you 1st walk in , of course to entice impulse shoppers! I am obviously one lol. This was less than $4 and I love it! No sugar added, 100% juice, not from concentrate, a ton of antioxidants, wonderful! The same bottle at Giant Eagle...almost twice as much! I really like this, I don't know that Aldi will have this again the next time I go but I sure hope so!
SOOOOOOOOO, look what I got! I made it to Walmart to get all the homemade detergent ingredients. (I know how people feel about Walmart) I have not made the detergent yet but I am going to soon! Of course there will be a post for that. I got the container from Dollar General. I was surprised it was as cheap as it was. You can't see the true color of the top but it's a light aqua/turquoise type of deal and that happens to be The Lil Chef's favorite color right now so she keeps trying to take it.
I'm excited to get started making my own...everything!
I have a few ideas for my porch garden as well. We'll get to gardening another day.
Hough Bakery By Gail Greenberg&Diane Rolfe Hough Bakery was an integral part of me and my family's lives, (most people in Cleveland for that matter) I was heartbroken when they closed. I have always remembered the cookies and doughnuts from this magical bakery. Their products were like nothing I had ever had before (and it was extra magical because I was so little/young) I have been searching for about 30 years for something similar - no luck... but, thank goodness there are a few recipes floating around the internet! Unfortunately even with Archie's being open, my food afflictions will not allow me to enjoy those old time favorites. Luckily, converting is what I do and that's what this site is about so I will switch some things around and see how it turns out! The recipe below is just ONE of my all time favorites, please enjoy! Memories of a signature blue-and-white, string-tied cake box filled with a streusel coffee cake, hot cross buns, sticky pecan rolls, coconut cho…
I made "Cheddar Bay Biscuits" for the first time. I have wanted to make these forever! I used a combination of two recipes (the links are down below), I'll show what I combined:
Gluten-Free Sun-Dried Tomato-Cheddar-Chive Biscuits
AT A GLANCEPREP15 mins. to 20 mins.BAKE15 mins. to 20 mins.TOTAL30 mins. to 40 mins.YIELD10 biscuits RECIPE #1 1 3/4 cups King Arthur Gluten-Free Multi-Purpose FlourI used this2 teaspoons baking powder I used this1/2 teaspoon xanthan gum3/4 teaspoon salt I used this - kosher salt1/2 cup cold butter, cut into cubes3 tablespoons chopped fresh chives I used this1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes, chopped1/3 cup grated sharp cheddar cheese2 large eggs I used this1/2 cup cold milk
DirectionsPreheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment, or leave it bare; no need to grease it.Blend together the flour, baking powder, xanthan gum, and salt.Work the cold butter into the dry ingredients until the mixture is crumbly.Stir in the chives, sun-dried tom…