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Corn Dog Muffins

During this busy busy time as we prepare for Thanksgiving and/or the holiday season it is invaluable to have an arsenal of quick and easy recipes at your disposal. This is one of those recipes. Double the recipe, pop one batch in gallon baggies and freeze ’em for later lunches or quick little dinners. Traveling for the holidays? Tadaa! Bring that baggie with you and Corn Dog Muffins to the rescue!

They’re cute as a button but I was a dingbat and didn’t snap a picture of them quickly enough before they were consumed…..er….inhaled…

Enjoy guys!

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Eating Out

 

Here is an updated version of a post I published last September that may be helpful to you.

When you’re dealing with several or even one food allergy, eating in a restaurant is a daunting task.

Cross contamination is a BIG issue. It’s so easy to go from one food to another and most people don’t even think about it. I know I didn’t before food allergies. People go from mashing potatoes to flipping steak and so on and so forth without a second thought. Without washing their hands!!!

If you do plan to eat out, here are a few tips to help make it as safe an experience as possible:

  • Have a Chef’s Card handy and ready to go.
  • Have your medications and action plan with you at all times.
  • Go at a time when they aren’t very busy.
  • Call the restaurant ahead of time and speak with the Manager.
  • Work out a plan with the manager to best accommodate your needs.
  • When you enter the restaurant, speak withย  the Manager, your Server, and the Chef preparing the food in question.
  • Give them your Chef’s Card.
  • Be kind, informative, and firm.
  • Tip well! They’ve done their very best to keep you and yours safe, they deserve a good tip ๐Ÿ™‚

We’ve eaten out as a family once in the […]

Beef Stew (Dairy and Egg Free!)

This is the beef stew I grew up with. It makes me feel warm and happy and well loved. It gives me flashbacks of working in the kitchen with my mom. Very sweet memories. In short, I LOVE this dish, and I hope you will too ๐Ÿ™‚ Oh, and by the way, it’s dairy and egg free!

Beef Stew

You will need:

  • 1 Package Stew Meat (about 1.5 pounds) Or 1 round steak, cubed
  • 1 onion, diced
  • about 4 medium potatoes, cubed
  • 2 or 3 carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 cans mushrooms or 1 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 can beef consumme
  • worcestishire sauce to taste
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • mason jar of water

Directions:

  1. In dutch oven, brown onion and stew meat/cubed beef over medium heat in about 1 tablespoon of oil of your choice, or soy margarine.
  2. Put flour, a bit of worchestishire sauce and water in pint sized mason jar or equivalent, and shake vigorously.
  3. Add consumme to the browned beef and onion mixture and pour the flour/water concoction through a sieve into the pot to eliminate lumps.
  4. Add veggies and salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Bake in 350F oven for 2 1/2 to 3 hours.

Bread Bowls

I used {this} bread recipe to make the bread bowls. Instead of completing the cycle in the bread machine I set it on the dough setting and when it was completed, divided the dough into four […]