Rebekah LaCount

Homemade Ranch Dressing

I love salads, but in recent years, I haven’t eaten them as often as I use to. I like various oil and vinegar based salad dressings ok, but I really missed ranch dressing. That was my favorite. And now, it is again! I hope you enjoy this cool creamy dairy free ranch dressing over your …

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Chocolate Swiss Meringue Buttercream Frosting

The frustrating frosting is frustrating no more! I have successfully made chocolate Swiss meringue buttercream frosting several times with the Fleischmann’s unsalted margarine sticks.* I want take a moment to give a quick thanks to David Lebovitz for taking the time last year to respond to my email about meringue buttercream. While he didn’t have …

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Spaghetti Alla Carbonara

Around 2007 we had several exchange youths from the Lions Club stay with us. This was our second time having exchange youths. We did it three times and each time was a great and rewarding experience. That summer we had a three teens stay with us. Two were from the Czech Republic and one from …

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Chocolate Chiffon Pie

I made my first test batch of thin mint cookies the other day. I ran into some issues with the melted chocolate then I ran out of the melted chocolate so I ended up with some leftover plain chocolate cookies. I decided to use them up by making a pie with a cookie crumb crust.  …

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Dairy Free Chocolate Sauce

This a great dairy free chocolate sauce. It would be awesome on all sorts of desserts. 1 cup Dutch processed cocoa 1 cup water 2 cups granulated sugar 1/8 tsp salt 1 tsp vanilla extract ½ tsp coffee extract ·      Combine and whisk the cocoa, sugar, and salt in a pot. ·      Whisk in the …

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Beef Stroganoff

Beef Stroganoff with Noodles Here is a great recipe for dairy free Beef Stroganoff. If you can have dairy then just use regular sour cream in place of the dairy free sour cream substitute. The first night we had the stroganoff, we had it with egg noodles. My daughter had a bit of trouble with …

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Random Thoughts: Part 3

I started to write a ‘Happy Holidays/Happy New Years’ post at the first of the month and I basically ended up typing a few line and then I would just stare at the screen with my mind blank. So, I’m going to ramble a bit. I hope that everyone had a great holiday season. However …

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