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Gluten Free “Rum Soaked Raisin” Irish Soda Bread
Baked Good / Breakfast / Brunch

Gluten Free “Rum Soaked Raisin” Irish Soda Bread

Last week I either called or used Open Table to make a reservation to eat at Lydia Shire’s Scampo in Boston. Whatever, I received an unsolicited email:”Scampo News & Message from Lydia!”, becoming an inadvertent subscriber. Ordinarily I’d scroll down to opt out, but Lydia’s note was a recipe for Irish Soda Bread, and St. Patrick’s Day is March 17th, and I’ve neglected Gluten Free … Continue reading

Monday Mantra: Nobody forces you to buy or eat that food….
Advice / Monday Mantras

Monday Mantra: Nobody forces you to buy or eat that food….

  It’s a good thing I don’t make New Year’s resolutions because I’d have disappointed myself right out of the 2015 starting gate. This was to have been offered on the first Monday of January, but it’s still the first month, so OK. “French Women Don’t Get Fat” by Mireille Guiliano was published eleven years ago. It was … Continue reading

Gluten Free Winter Holiday Apple Cake
Baked Good / Cake / Dessert

Gluten Free Winter Holiday Apple Cake

This special cake combines elements from some of our favorite winter dessert recipes: Marie’s Apple Brownies, Citrus Olive Oil Cake, Pan Forte, and White Chocolate Mousse with Lemon Curd. Making it is a project, but fragrant aromas of the holiday season fill the house and the final product is satisfyingly beautiful and tasty. An excellent morning activity … Continue reading