Monthly Archives: April 2011

Food Allergies – Treatment

Now that we had a definitive diagnosis for our son’s allergies to nuts and peanuts we had to think about how to treat his allergy. We quickly found out that there was really no cure for the allergy and our … Continue reading

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Visiting the Allergy Doctor

In my first post on food allergies, Food Allergies: The Path to Diagnosis,  I talked about how we determined our son had a food allergy.  The next step was to actually take him to an allergist and figure out what … Continue reading

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Food Allergies – The path to diagnosis

As you may have noticed, in some of my recipes I mention my son’s nut allergy.  In some cases, I omit nuts, like in my Coconut Diamonds recipe.  In other cases, I substitute an ingredient that will mimic the taste … Continue reading

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Valerie’s Cookbook 1.0

Check out the NEW and IMPROVED Valerie’s Cookbook.  My wonderful husband (and I might add very talented computer whiz)  has made some improvements to the way the cookbook looks.  This is just the beginning, as we continue to refine and … Continue reading

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Homemade Waffles

Today I am cooking up a double batch of buttermilk waffles.  And even though the aroma of waffles wafting through the house makes me hungry; I will not be eating these waffles. Instead, these waffles will be frozen and eaten … Continue reading

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Mark Bittman

Until recently, I eagerly awaited the Wednesday publication of the NYT so that I could watch a video of Mark Bittman cooking something up in his kitchen.  Mark had a weekly column describing a new recipe with a video attached. … Continue reading

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The Splendid Table

One of my favorite radio programs is The Splendid Table with Lynne Rossetto Kasper.  It is published by American Public Media.  Lynne has a great radio voice and her programs are always insightful and fun to listen to.  Each program is … Continue reading

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