Instant Pot Low-FODMAP Beef Stew

I started from the Lazy Day Beef Stew from the The Rootitoot Cookbook, by Ruth “Rootitoot” McCusker. I changed the recipe a good bit to make it low FODMAP and then I simplified a couple of steps to make an even easier “dump” stew. This recipe can even be made with frozen beef cubes. Serves […]

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Instant Pot Low FODMAP Pot Roast

Since Bruce is trying to eat a low FODMAP diet, and I had a chuck roast, I looked for a good pot roast recipe that I could modify to be low FODMAP. I found one in The Rootitoot Cookbook, A Grandma’s Recipes for Your Instant Pot by Ruth “Rootitoot” McCusker. If you haven’t discovered her […]

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Southwestern BLT Sandwich

(Or How to Make a Sandwich in Fourteen Steps!) I grew up eating tomato sandwiches with tomatoes still warm from the sun. There was nothing like picking a completely ripe tomato and immediately eating it in a sandwich. There is something magical about a sweet and acidic tomato with salt on bread with mayo. When […]

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Lavender Italian Soda

Since I made lavender syrup a few days ago, I have been using it. I poured it over blueberries instead of sprinkling them with sugar. The flora note of the lavender was lovely with the blueberries. Bruce makes 5 gallons of seltzer water at a time and keeps it in his kegerator. While we mostly […]

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