Seared Scallops (Gluten-free)

Seared Scallops Prep Time 5 mins // Cook Time 10 mins // Total Time 15 mins Source:  And, if you are wondering if the author of the source for the recipe is correct, absolutely. They were both easy to do, and delicious! Ingredients 1 ½ lbs Sea Scallops* Salt and pepper 1 Tbsp butter 1/2 Tbsp olive oil Garlic butter Sauce (optional) 2 Tbsp butter 3 - 4 cloves of garlic Fresh squeezed lemon juice (half a lemon) 1/2 cup white wine Instructions Pat scallops thoroughly dry all over with paper towels. (If necessary, remove the small side muscle from the scallops.) Season them with salt and pepper. Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add oil and butter. Once hot, add the scallops, spacing them apart so they’re not touching. The oil in the pan should be hot enough that the scallops gently sizzle when added. Cook for 2 minutes (without touching them), until a golden crust forms on the bottom. Reduce heat to medium high. Gently flip to the

Small Batch Refrigerator Dill Pickles

Small Batch Refrigerator Dill Pickles My garden provided a lot of cucumbers and dill this year. Which is great, but I had to google to find an easy pickle recipe to try.  My first attempt at refrigerator Pickles were a success! Prep Time: 20 mins // Cook Time: 10 mins // Chilling Time : 1 day Pickles - fresh ingredients from the garden! Ingredients 1 ½ cups white vinegar 3 tablespoons kosher salt 2 tablespoons sugar 2 cups cold water 2 pounds cucumbers pickling cucumber 2 tablespoons whole peppercorns 6 cloves garlic 1 pinch red pepper flakes 16 sprigs fresh dill Instructions Prepare the Brine Heat the vinegar, kosher salt, and sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat and stir to dissolve the salt and sugar. Remove from the heat, add the cold water and stir. Cover the brine and place in the refrigerator until cool. Prepare the Jars While the brine is chilling, prepare the cucumbers by slicing into rounds, spears, or halves. Smash the garlic cloves in half but do not mi

Steamed Mussels in White Wine (Gluten-free)

Steamed Mussels in White Wine    Prep: 30 mins // Cook: 5 mins // Total: 35 mins // Servings: 4 servings Steam Mussels in White Wine I had no idea how easy it was to make steamed mussels with white wine. Easy and delicious! A winning combination. Ingredients 4 pounds Fresh Mussels 1/2 cup White Wine 2 cloves Garlic - thinly sliced, not chopped or minced 1/4 cup Shallots (or onions) - chopped Freshly ground black pepper - to taste 4 tbsp Butter - unsalted 2 tbsp Parsley - chopped Fresh lemon juice - to taste  Directions Gather the ingredients. Sort, scrub, and de-beard the mussels. Rinse with cold water. Combine the wine, garlic, shallots, and black pepper in a wide stock pot or soup pot and bring to a boil over high heat. Add the mussels and cover the pan with a tightly fitting lid. Lower heat to medium-high and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until most of the mussels have opened. Don't overcook, or the mussels can become rubbery. Stir in the butter and parsley

Canning cherry tomatoes in two ways: Raw pack and Hot pack

PREP TIME:   10 minutes // COOK TIME: 5 minutes // PROCESSING TIME: 40 minutes Source: I found this recipe online and tried it.   It worked great! Now… time to find recipes to use my canned tomatoes in. Ingredients ·          Cherry tomatoes  ·          Bottled lemon juice or Citric acid ·          Non-iodized salt (optional) ·          Boiling hot water   Instructions Prepping 1.       Before you start prepping your tomatoes for canning, go ahead and fill your water bath canner with enough water to cover the jars that you are going to use by about an inch. 2.       Set it on the stovetop, cover the canner and bring the water to a boil. 3.       Wash your jars, lids, and bands in hot water and soap. There is no need to sanitize them, they just need to be clean. Raw pack 1.       Wash your tomatoes well in cold water. Pack the jars tight but make sure to leave about an inch of headspace. 2.

Zucchini mini pizzas

 Ever have an abundance of zucchini? Here’s a quick and easy idea. Mini pizzas!  Ingredients  Zucchini -sliced about 1.5 cm thick (at an angle to make them larger) Pizza sauce -gluten-free  Grated mozzarella Cheese  Pizza dressing ingredients: mushrooms, green peppers, chopped onions, olives, cooked chicken shredded, cooked ground beef, pepperoni, etc. (Anything you like on your pizzas) Directions  Preheat oven 375. Prepare zucchini slices and place on parchment paper lined pan. Spoon pizza sauce on each zucchini slice. Add pizza toppings, then finish with cheese. Cook for +/- 10 min. Keep a close eye on them so they don’t burn or get too mushy. Enjoy!

5 Ingredients - Greek Yogurt Bagels - Gluten-free

5-Ingredient Gluten-Free Bagels Easiest recipe for Gluten-Free Bagels. (I just have to remember to take photos next time I make them.) Prep Time 6 mins // Cook Time 20 mins // Servings: 4 bagels Ingredients 1 cup Bob's Red Mill 1:1 Gluten-Free Flour Blend (more if needed) 2 tsp baking powder 3/4 tsp kosher salt 2 egg whites divided 1 cup nonfat Greek yogurt Everything bagel seasoning topping or sesame seeds, poppy seeds, garlic powder, dried onion flakes - optional Directions Preheat the oven to 400ยบ F. Place a silpat on your baking sheet and set aside (alternatively, you could use parchment paper sprayed lightly with cooking spray). Combine flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Whisk together and set aside. In a separate bowl, whisk 1 egg white until frothy, then add yogurt and mix well. Add yogurt mixture to the flour mixture and mix well. If the dough is too sticky, add a bit more flour until you can handle the dough without it sticking to your hands. Using your hands, fo

Smoked Haddock Chowder - Gluten-free

  Smoked Haddock Chowder Serves 4 / /  prep  20 mins  // cook 30 min Ingredients   ▪  2 Tbsp Butter ▪  1 onion – finely chopped ▪  Salt and freshly ground pepper ▪  7 oz (200g) smoked pancetta,  chopped  or smoked bacon bits  (gluten free) ▪  1 bay leaf ▪  3 medium potatoes peeled and cut into bite sized pieces (+/- 2 ¼ cups) ▪  2 Tbsp rice flour ▪  1 large glass of white whine ▪  1 ¼ cup half-and-half cream  ( or cereal cream 10% ) ▪  2 cups vegetable or fish stock (gluten free) ▪  14 oz  (400g) can corn, drained ▪  12 oz (350g) smoked, undyed haddock, skinned and roughly chopped ▪  9 oz (250g) raw, shelled shrimp   Instructions   1.  Heat the butter in a large pan, add the onion, and season. 2.  Cook on low heat 2-3 minutes until softened. 3.  Then increase the heat a little add the pancetta and bay lead and cook for 4-5 minutes. 4.  Turn the heat down, add the potatoes, and stir well to coat with the juices. 5.  Add the flour and mix  thoroughly . 6.  Add the wine, increase the  hea