Category Archives: desserts

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,

kheer + spicy ginger lentil soup

I can’t take credit for either one of these, but they were both FABulous. I ate the soup for a week (or more) and didn’t once get tired of it. It’s SUPER ginger-y, though! I think I added a little

kheer + spicy ginger lentil soup

I can’t take credit for either one of these, but they were both FABulous. I ate the soup for a week (or more) and didn’t once get tired of it. It’s SUPER ginger-y, though! I think I added a little

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

gluten-free carrot cake

Growing up, carrot cake was one of my favorite desserts. That and strawberry shortcake. Since getting diagnosed with celiac, I haven’t tried making carrot cake; for the longest time, my stomach couldn’t tolerate dairy (casein) and my taste buds wouldn’t

gluten-free carrot cake

Growing up, carrot cake was one of my favorite desserts. That and strawberry shortcake. Since getting diagnosed with celiac, I haven’t tried making carrot cake; for the longest time, my stomach couldn’t tolerate dairy (casein) and my taste buds wouldn’t

truffle making

[I swore there was a photo! But I can’t find it…must have deleted it.] I made truffles this year for the first time, with a friend, and it’s something I plan on doing again next year. It’s pretty easy, albeit

truffle making

[I swore there was a photo! But I can’t find it…must have deleted it.] I made truffles this year for the first time, with a friend, and it’s something I plan on doing again next year. It’s pretty easy, albeit