Wartime Savory Meat Pie with Mashed Potato Pastry

20180605_174533During the first week living off the ration, I thought I would try my hand at making a meat pie. This was a risky proposition because I have never successfully made a pastry. I have tried countless times and failed each time – until now. I am happy to report that this recipe for pastry using left over mashed potatoes is a winner. Continue reading


Little Bundles of Happiness – Gluten Free Cheese and Bacon Pierogis


PerogiesMost of us have fond memories of food from our childhood. Whether it was our mom’s homemade lasagna or a memorable chocolate birthday cake, food has a way of transporting us back to the past.

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Pierogis are one food that can transport me back to happier times. Pierogis are well suited hard times and cold prairie winters. However, traditional pierogi recipes are not suited to gluten sensitive tummies. Continue reading