Category Archives: Gluten-Free

Pecan and Rye Thumbprint Cookies

These cookies are really really delicious and super simple to make. They melt in your mouth. The combination and pecans, rye flour, and butter (and of course sugar, jam, etc), makes for a delectable crumbly and rich cookie.

Peach Polenta Cake

I found this cake in an email that I received from the Gourmandise School. The Gourmandise school is a sweet little cooking school at the top of the new Mall in Santa Monica. I’ve taken

Spicy-Crusted Carrots with Harissa Yogurt

For some reason I made them with the Chicken-pot-pie which in hindsight is curious because they are way too sophisticated for that down-home comfort food kind of thing.

Vanilla Pudding – Almond Milk

Issa and I have been making almond milk on a regular basis now. I think I’ve got it down to a fine science

Virginia’s Wedding Shower

The bride to be was beaming and laughing. Her Mama was too. What could be better? All the girlfriends were here. The food was delicious (made by Marmalade – mostly) and the presents

Gingin’s Pre-Wedding Girlfriend Party With a Lovely Beet Salad

I haven’t written about Virginia Ripley yet. Our beloved Gingin. Family but not by blood. By love and affinity. We absolutely could not live without her in our lives. I met Virginia when

Fear Of Rhubarb

I’ve been pretty curious about rhubarb for a couple of years but weirdly intimidated by it. It’s not an ingredient that either my mother or grandmother ever used when I was growing up.

Bitter and Sugary Seville Orange Marmalade

Sue showed up with Seville oranges from her dealer supplier. “Orange marmalade?” she said. Irresistible those oranges were. The thing is, Sue brought over the MOST ridiculous recipe I

Roasted Butternut Squash

There’s always so much to look forward to each growing season isn’t there? We love Fall/Winter vegetables. Squash, root vegetables, and all. Truth is, we can get all vegetables all

Chocolate Cookies….

This cookie was billed as “Divine gluten free chocolate cookies. No seriously.” I have to be honest with my readers… I think that is an exaggeration. They’re good – really but they’re not