Gluten-free Coconut Cake with Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache
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Gluten-free Coconut Cake with Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache

“First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes….”  First, there are boatloads of green tomatoes in our garden – not gonna fry ’em all!  Then, after making coconut milk from scratch for Thai Chicken Curry with Green Tomatoes we were left with coconut pulp. This cake was inspired the idea of using a whole coconut; what … Continue reading

Gluten-free Blackberry Buttermilk Cake with Streusel Topping
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Gluten-free Blackberry Buttermilk Cake with Streusel Topping

I almost missed blackberry season!  Our raspberry and blackberry bushes got moved and moved again during the spring and summer, so weren’t very productive. Others by which I usually chart late “summer” are on a walking route I take much less often. So, blackberries fell off the radar screen until last week when a hiking … Continue reading

Gluten Free Rose Water Honey Cake
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Gluten Free Rose Water Honey Cake

This cake’s floral bouquet “says” summer. Making it conjures images of beach roses, bees harvesting pollen, lazy late July afternoons, and warm evenings. Serve it with a side of minted greek yogurt and a generous handful of fresh blackberries: a satisfying compliment to the honey’s sweetness. It’s special…  a perfect summer birthday cake. Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Cream Tart – Vegan, Gluten Free, Raw: Delicious!
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Chocolate Banana Cream Tart – Vegan, Gluten Free, Raw: Delicious!

Peter hosted a board retreat last month; we used the occasion to introduce “Choco-Bana”, a gluten free, raw, vegan dessert to nine neophytes, the best kind of GF taste testers. The recipe, inspired by the taste of chocolate dipped frozen bananas, initially sounded enticing, but the guys were a little cautious as I described the … Continue reading