Gluten-free dishes featured on show

Sheryl Borden

Information on gluten-free vegetarian dishes, accessorizing in the home and color diffusing will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Whole grains and beans are healthy, low-cost options for the 3 percent of Americans who are vegetarians. Carol Fenster will demonstrate cooking gluten-free vegetarian dishes that all of the family will enjoy. Her business is Savory Palate Inc. in Centennial, Colo.

Pamela Kelly works with the Museum of New Mexico in Santa Fe. She will show how simply utilizing accessories or changing fabrics on sofas, chairs or bedding can give a piece of furniture or room a completely different feel — traditional to transitional, mountain retreat to elegant city, arts-and-crafts to ethnic.

Color diffusing paper is a fabric-like paper with great texture, and beautiful results are guaranteed. Sara Mower will show how to create spectacular patterns and effects using water-based markers, paints, crayons, glitter and this special paper. She represents Roylco Inc. in Anderson, S.C.

Information on smocking and revising or improving a garden by using recycled products will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

June Mellinger of Brother Sewing Machines will demonstrate how easy it is to do “miles and miles” of smocking by machine. She’s from Bridgewater, N.J.

Joyce Gagnon represents The American Plastics Council in Washington, D.C. She will show how to plan, revise or improve a garden incorporating recycled products. She will also explain where to get these products and how to calculate quantities needed.