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

Banana Berry Super Fruit Tart: Kitchen Fireworks to celebrate the 4th!
Brunch / Cake / Dessert

Banana Berry Super Fruit Tart: Kitchen Fireworks to celebrate the 4th!

The crust for this tart includes the spectacular combination of “super fruits”: Mulberry Berries, Gogi Berries, and Golden Berries.  “Super” berries are popular and exotic… and expensive.  Dried blueberries, cranberries, and raisins have significant nutritional benefits (without the carbon footprint!) July 4th is a celebration of independence: break with tradition and go indulge in a … Continue reading

Spring Vegetable Risotto with Arugula Pesto
Brunch / Dinner / Lunch / Side Dish

Spring Vegetable Risotto with Arugula Pesto

Number 1: Risotto is almost always gluten free. Number 2: The flavors and colors of this dish are a celebration of spring!  Number 3: Risotto is comfort food.  So, this was the perfect entree for our book group gathering on an unreasonably chilly evening in mid-April. (The Dinner by Herman Koch generated spirited conversation!)  Hopefully you can … Continue reading

Maine Island Pancakes
Breakfast

Maine Island Pancakes

This recipe is adapted from one by Nantucket’s Sarah Leah Chase.  Nutty flavors combine to create  hearty delicious pancakes. Butter grated into the batter makes the cakes extra special. Serve ’em with blueberry jam or maple syrup.  In years past we gave the recipe and a quart of L.L. Bean Maple Syrup (ships anywhere in the country for free: excellent … Continue reading