Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipe and Tutorial

Gosh I miss being able to eat gluten. I miss being able to walk into an Italian restaurant and order pasta with garlic bread, or walk into a bakery and not have to scan labels. Going to parties has become a little less enjoyable over the past 3 years because I can’t sample whatever delicious food is available if I don’t know who made it and what ingredients were used. But since I refuse to sit around feeling sorry for myself and not eating carbohydrate-laden deliciousness, I’ve learned to make my own food, especially desserts and take them with me. With all of the upcoming parties and gatherings coming up in Holiday Season, I decided to attempt a Gluten Free Backwoods Pecan Pie to take to Thanksgiving, and it was AWESOME. The thought of making a pie crust, especially a gluten free pie crust, intimidated the mess out of me because I had never made one before. Knowing the process would be tedious and likely frustrating, I grabbed some wine and sipped it as I worked on this simple recipe. It would have been easier to make if there had been a tutorial with pictures for me to follow when…

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The Best Damn Taco Soup You’ve Ever Eaten

Lord knows I love making a good pot of chili for supper, whether the meat be ground beef, chicken, or deer, but there are times when I need something spicier… something delicious… something DIFFERENT. That’s when I make a huge pot of Taco Soup, then the Heavens (and my family)rejoice over the smell in my kitchen. It’s quite simple to make, and you can adjust the level of spiciness to suit your family’s bravery or wimpiness. It feeds a lot of people, so this is a great recipe to make if you’re having the family over during the Holidays or a bunch of friends over to watch the big game. Or if you just really like to eat, because, hey, that’s awesome. I always make enough to have for the next couple of days, and if your double the recipe this is a great soup to freeze for a later time. Ingredients 2 lbs of ground Beef or Deer meat 2 16 oz Containers of Chicken Stock (NOT BROTH) 1 Yellow Onion 2 Garlic Cloves 3 cans of diced tomatoes 1 can of black beans 1 can of kidney beans 1 can of chili beans 1 can of kernel corn…

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10 Country Stars From Alabama

It’s no secret that the American South has given birth to a substantial number of influential musicians, but did you know that Alabama, specifically, can lay claim to many of the Country Music stars we know and love? That’s right, the nation just can’t get enough of this state’s sound and love the artists Southern drawls in addition to the amazing lyrics they’ve penned. The origins of these noteworthy Alabamians are spread throughout the state, from the Gulf Coast to the Mountains of the north, and can be found in the early years of popular country music all the way up to hot new stars of the hour. Check out this list of Country Stars that are from Alabama: 10)JAMEY JOHNSON Hailing from Montgomery, Alabama, Jamey Johnson took the Country Music scene by storm with his distinctive voice and a sound that’s more typical of classic Country Music than most of today’s new stars. With songs like “In Color” and “Give it Away” Johnson has won numerous country music awards and the hearts of fans. 9) SHENANDOAH This popular group was formed in Muscle Shoals, Alabama and had chart-topping songs throughout the 1980’s and 1990’s, like “Sunday in the South,…

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