Guest Post: Rosanna and Paula’s Twist on Pad Thai

Rosanna “Mrs. Right”, one of my lovely Hosting With Style book models, recently emailed me this recipe! It sounds interesting, and while it may be some time before I get my hands on all of these ingredients, I figured I’d pass it along to you anyway.

All ingredients except possibly the fish sauce are reportedly gluten-free. If you use a store-bought rotisserie chicken(optional), make sure that it is gluten-free as well if that is a concern for you. Enjoy!

Lovely Mrs. Right by ShotgunPinups.com

Lovely Mrs. Right by ShotgunPinups.com

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Low Carb Crustless Quiche

In the slimming-down spirit of Spring, I’ve been experimenting with a sort of Paleo-Meets-Atkins food regimen recently.

I can say that, while this gal loves her gluten free pizza, bread, cereal, and pasta, and I will never forsake these completely, the lower-carb diet is making me feel great! So I’m going to be sharing some high in protein recipes with you over the next few months.

Here’s my go-to breakfast for when I’m sick of scrambled or poached eggs. It bakes up quickly, and I can eat it for a few days.  Enjoy!

Gluten-Free Crustless Quiche

Gluten-Free Crustless Quiche

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Gluten-Free Latkes

During the Holidays, my family and circle of friends celebrates Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year’s, and The Russian New Year. Add in dietary restrictions, and there’s a lot of room for experimenting with traditional recipes! I made these gluten-free latkes for my husband and sister the other day for an intimate brunch. It was my first time making them and I’m really pleased with how they turned out.

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Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

Husband and I have been spending November traveling and seeing family. One recent chilly afternoon here in Georgia, I decided to try my hand at eggplant parm for my parents and sister.

It’s my first time making it, and it came out well! Here’s the recipe.

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Kimpossible’s Cheese-y Vegan Nachos

Watching a lot of games this fall and need to feed a crowd? Here’s a dish from my best friend Kimpossible ( a featured model in Hosting With Style the book, available here for $27)

Kim used to make these for us when we were single vegan ladies living 5 minutes away from each other, as munchies for our Packers/Cowboys game days. I still ask her to make them when we have double dates at her place with our carnivorous menfolk. Vegan or not, they’re the bomb for your game time noms.

KIMPOSSIBLE’S CHEESE-Y VEGAN NACHOS

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Cooking On Skates – A Roller Derby Gal Who’s Heaven on Wheels!

 Meet Kelly Von Lunen, AKA Mel Breakdown! Read on for more about this Kansas Derby Gal and a recipe for Vegetarian (or not!) Bacon Rangoon Dip. 

Mel Breakdown by Vixen Pinup Photography, KS

What’s your handle and what are you known for?

My cooking/skating blog is Cooking on Skates, where I’m known as Kelly Von Lunen. For Roller Derby and pinup modeling, I’m known as Mel Breakdown. Professionally, I’m a writer and editor.  I am  a rookie derby girl for Dead Girl Derby’s Royal Pains, and I enjoy cooking, baking, and modeling modern pinup.

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Welcome to Summer!

Mini Sliders with Chipotle Mayo and French Fry Shooters by pizzazzerie

If you’re grilling and partying this weekend, I have a Summer Board on Pinterest where I’ve compiled  lots of grilling recipes, sides, desserts, and cocktails. Just click on the images to be taken to the recipes!

Have a great, safe, and fun Memorial Day!

Love,

Beretta

WTF Polenta? Recipes

Polenta is one of those things I see on menus and The Food Network from time to time, and I’ve always been kind of attracted to the idea of trying it but never did anything proactive about it or researched it.

Last week, I spotted some at the market, in one of those rolls, and threw it into my cart on a whim, but when I read it later on at home, the only instructions were to “heat and eat.” Really? This big squishy roll of yellow stuff?  WTF?

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4 Attractive $40 Party Menus for 10

What’sa matter? Sad?

Why? No money?

Bummer.

Why don’t you have a party to cheer yourself up?

What? Parties are expensive unless they’re totally ghetto?!?

That’s crap. Here are five ways to feed and liquor a crowd of about 10 for around $40, and still make it pretty AND delicious.

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