G-Free Foodie Guide to Natural Sweeteners

Use this G-Free Foodie Guide to help navigate the world of Natural Sugars & Sweeteners. Agave Nectar: super-sweet syrup that is a bit thinner than honey, made from sap of the blue agave plant.  Contains more calories per tsp. than sugar, but 2/3 cup of Agave Nectar can be substituted for 1 cup of white sugar Read more…

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Romanesco, Romesco & the Italian Channel

My grandpa is an Italian Farmer – like his father before him.  He is a major influence in my life, producing certain behaviors, including but limited to: an irrational fear of the number four, an unending quest to grow perfect tomatoes, the need to plant fruit trees every place I live, telling travel stories based Read more…

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