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

Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies
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Gluten Free Cherry Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Read somewhere (an airline magazine?) about popular chefs’ favorite sneaky, secret ingredients. One admitted to using powdered milk in his conventional cookie recipes because it adds chewiness. Since “chewy” is a rare descriptor when it comes to gluten free cookies I was determined to experiment. Finding Organic Valley Non Fat Dry Milk  at Whole Foods cemented it. I’ve … Continue reading

Gluten Free Dairy Free Gingerbread Cakes
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Gluten Free Dairy Free Gingerbread Cakes

Joan organized lunch at Brita’s house last week and agreed to let me to bring dessert because it would help ME. A cool drizzly morning dictated the warm fall flavors of Gingerbread Cake. This recipe includes the use of flax seed meal which has notable health benefits. So Delicious Culinary Coconut Milk adds body, flavor, and richness to this moist cake. One topic of conversation … Continue reading

Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Anniversary Cake
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Gluten Free Vegan Chocolate Anniversary Cake

A congratulatory email from Marie earlier this week cinched it: Peter and I have been married to each other longer than we haven’t. I told him not to buy an anniversary thing. OK, we might pick out a piece of artwork together. A quick Google search of anniversary gifts year by year revealed that one might traditionally expect pearls. However the … Continue reading

Gluten Free Fresh Blueberry Tart
Baked Good / Breakfast / Brunch / Dessert

Gluten Free Fresh Blueberry Tart

It’s blueberry season! Seems like I just wrote about the pleasure of harvesting fresh berries for breakfast. There’s been a slog of frosty Maine winter since then, making the barefoot trek to the garden especially gratifying. The components of this dessert can be adapted to create other goodies; take liberties when taste and larder dictate. The base is a … Continue reading