Vicky’s Blog

Sep 10 ’13

Flaky Vegetable Turnovers This versatile dough is simplicity itself. First and foremost, unlike most flour based doughs, it doesn’t have to rest or be chilled before you start to toll it out. When I was developing this flaky dough, one of my criteria was that it could be used right away. Check. I also wanted to make sure that if you wanted to, you could chill it for use in a couple of hours or even a day or two. Check and check. Because I… Read more >>

September 2nd 2013

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Let’s make lunch fun!!! That’s one of my main missions in this section and I will be adding a lot of helpful hints over the next few months in upcoming posts. For now, I think it’s important to realize the challenges kids face when they make the transition from a diet to which they are accustomed to one that is new, potentially spells deprivation – at least to their minds – and may set them apart. That’s why I suggest caution and of course, a… Read more >>

Aug 27, ’13

Although the calendar still dictates that it’s August, our minds and hearts pulse Rosh Hashanah. Both physically and spiritually, it’s time to prepare for the New Year. Cleaning the house, ensuring our children’s best clothes still fit, and making sure the dining room linens are cleaned and starched. So, why not get a head start on your holiday menu as well? I have developed a festive main dish, a side dish and, of course, honey cookies, that can be neatly tucked into your freezer.  … Read more >>

August 21, ’13

CBP Peach Cobler
It’s August ,  and I’ve just prepared my three inaugural recipes for this website. I have been developing recipes for years, including over 100 recipes which are featured in my new book, Gluten Free Goes Gourmet. However, I wanted these first three recipes to somewhat set the tone. They needed to be light, attractive and, needless to say, absolutely delicious. It’s been such a hot summer in New YorkState – what better way to beat the heat than a refreshing and hydrating lemonade. Lemons are naturally… Read more >>

Aug. 20, ’13

No one wants to deny their children a treat, especially if it's an icy cold treat on a sweltering day. However, one glance at the freezer section of a local grocery or corner store is enough to scare away anybody concerned about their children's health. Ice pops are loaded with added refined sugars, not to mention a rainbow of artificial colors, dyes that can rob children of their innocent sweet calmness and their ability to focus. So, while creating my version of ice pops that… Read more >>
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