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 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 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 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

December food

I’m flying from Boston to Detroit, experiencing the phenomenon that is (free) in-flight wi-fi (crazy!) and thought I’d take the time to catch up on some food blogging. Pictures will, unfortunately, have to wait, because hooking up my camera to

December food

I’m flying from Boston to Detroit, experiencing the phenomenon that is (free) in-flight wi-fi (crazy!) and thought I’d take the time to catch up on some food blogging. Pictures will, unfortunately, have to wait, because hooking up my camera to