Category Archives: baking

gluten-free chocolate raspberry layer cake and cupcakes

I love gluten-free baking, especially since discovering King Arthur’s gluten-free multi-purpose flour. I have a lot to learn about cakes, but finding just the right blend of gluten-free flours is no longer a requirement. For my non-gluten-free friends and family,

gluten-free chocolate raspberry layer cake and cupcakes

I love gluten-free baking, especially since discovering King Arthur’s gluten-free multi-purpose flour. I have a lot to learn about cakes, but finding just the right blend of gluten-free flours is no longer a requirement. For my non-gluten-free friends and family,

glorious gluten-free layer cake

Last year, some friends were throwing a birthday party for a gluten-free friend, so I offered to make the cake. Knowing full well that gluten-free baking can be pretty hit-or-miss, I decided on a two-pronged strategy: 1) consult epicurious.com, The

glorious gluten-free layer cake

Last year, some friends were throwing a birthday party for a gluten-free friend, so I offered to make the cake. Knowing full well that gluten-free baking can be pretty hit-or-miss, I decided on a two-pronged strategy: 1) consult epicurious.com, The

gluten-free pizza crust, updated

One of the best things about getting together with family is picking up new recipes or ways of making old ones. I wrote this at home, in December, on pizza night: my brother Dan has a great recipe, and a

gluten-free pizza crust, updated

One of the best things about getting together with family is picking up new recipes or ways of making old ones. I wrote this at home, in December, on pizza night: my brother Dan has a great recipe, and a

gluten-free christmas cookies

It’s Christmas cookie time! For the last eight years – since I got that lovely celiac disease diagnosis – making “traditional” Christmas sweets hasn’t been the easiest endeavor. Finding a flour mix that doesn’t result in too-crumbly or too-nutty or

gluten-free christmas cookies

It’s Christmas cookie time! For the last eight years – since I got that lovely celiac disease diagnosis – making “traditional” Christmas sweets hasn’t been the easiest endeavor. Finding a flour mix that doesn’t result in too-crumbly or too-nutty or

cake decorating…a new calling?

I made this cake for a friend last month and had so much fun decorating it I wondered if I’d found a new calling! Regardless, I definitely found a new favorite buttercream frosting recipe. Here’s the link. It was so

cake decorating…a new calling?

I made this cake for a friend last month and had so much fun decorating it I wondered if I’d found a new calling! Regardless, I definitely found a new favorite buttercream frosting recipe. Here’s the link. It was so

gluten-free nanaimo (a.k.a. vameeno) bars

This is an adaptation of a gluten-full and dairy-full nanaimo bar recipe a friend of mine found online. I never knew they were called “nanaimo bars” until I walked into a favorite Baltimore coffee shop (One World Cafe in Baltimore)

gluten-free nanaimo (a.k.a. vameeno) bars

This is an adaptation of a gluten-full and dairy-full nanaimo bar recipe a friend of mine found online. I never knew they were called “nanaimo bars” until I walked into a favorite Baltimore coffee shop (One World Cafe in Baltimore)

gluten-free spiced pumpkin cheesecake with caramel bourbon sauce

I learned about this recipe from a friend, who made the gluten-full version; I immediately decided to try and adapt it. Here’s what I found! gluten-free spiced pumpkin cheesecake with caramel bourbon sauce adapted from fine cooking and epicurious gingersnap

gluten-free spiced pumpkin cheesecake with caramel bourbon sauce

I learned about this recipe from a friend, who made the gluten-full version; I immediately decided to try and adapt it. Here’s what I found! gluten-free spiced pumpkin cheesecake with caramel bourbon sauce adapted from fine cooking and epicurious gingersnap