Sweet and Sour Chicken from Paleo Takeout

Sweet and Sour Chicken from Paleo Takeout

Hi all, Andrew here. I was super excited to receive a review copy of Russ Crandall’s Paleo Takeout: Restaurant Favorites Without the Junk. Chinese food is my favorite, but it’s one of the more difficult restaurant foods to find gluten-free. Sure, there’s P. F. Chang’s and Pei Wei, but most mom and pop chinese restaurants I’ve… 

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Our Visit to Primal Pastures

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Hi all! It’s Andrew, Kelly’s husband, here to tell you about our recent visit to Primal Pastures and offer you the chance to win a box of their primal meats. We choose the Temecula area in California as a place to move to for the reasons like it’s affordability, it’s position between LA and San Diego, etc…. 

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Gluten-Free Restaurants in Boulder County

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We called Boulder County, Colorado home for six years. When we first arrived we were immediately amazed at how much of a gluten-free haven Boulder is. There are gluten-free Boulder restaurant recommendations scattered on this blog, but we thought it would be good to gather them all into one up-to-date post. If you’re in Boulder you can… 

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Maple Water from DRINKmaple

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We don’t post product reviews very often here on the blog, but in this case we think we have something very new and interesting to share: maple water! Last fall the first commercially available maple sap beverages went on the market in Canada. This spring it has been showing up on shelves in the US. Maple water was… 

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Maple Syrup of the Native Americans

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A Native American maple sugar camp, 1853. Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.  Hi everyone, Andrew here with another food history post. I’m originally from Upstate New York, where maple syrup is kind of a big deal. My family has always had a special fondness for the stuff. The “pancake syrup” made of corn syrup was… 

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Stevia Extract, The Healthy Sweetener

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Article by Andrew Brozyna. Cooking with Stevia Extract I say stevia is “the healthy sweetener” not because the herb is especially nutritious itself, but because its high sweetness allows us to reduce the amount of sugar in our baking. Consuming high amounts of natural sugars is unhealthy (glucose, fructose, and sucrose), while artificial sweeteners (aspartame,… 

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DIY Restaurant Menu Printing in 1914

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Hiya, foodie friends. It’s me, Andrew, here with another one of my food archaeology posts. Last fall we visited the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, NY. We were very interested to see their temporary exhibit, “Let’s Eat! Adirondack Food Traditions”. There were lots of cool objects in the collection, especially for a graphic designer… 

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Nut Crackers? No, Nutcrackers!

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Hi, It’s Kelly’s husband Andrew here with a funny story for you. Putting away Christmas decorations reminded me of this. When we first went gluten-free we often bought almond nut crackers from the store (we don’t buy them these days because of the rice and butter). Maybe it was the Christmas of 2003 that Kelly… 

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