Desserts

A Trip to the Orchard – Swedish Apple Pie

January 14, 2014
Thumbnail image for A Trip to the Orchard – Swedish Apple Pie

I always look forward to going back to the States for the holidays, especially for being able to reconnect with family and friends – we cook, we laugh, we watch our little ones with pride as we see them interact and grow – but really, it’s the coming together that is most important. One of […]

6 comments

Choux Adventures

July 26, 2013

Often when I think of adventure, I think of a trip up to the mountains – feeling on top of the world with the entire landscape below, sun and wind in your face, and if you close your eyes and clear your mind you can convince yourself you might even be floating up there.  Watching […]

44 comments

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, Gluten Free

June 12, 2013
Thumbnail image for Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, Gluten Free

Today is a very special day – and special days call for cake.  Now I’m not a frosted layered sponge cake kind of girl – I’ve never really been a fan of sponge cakes, nor a ton of frosting.  So instead, I like to opt for something a little more rustic, like a quick bread […]

20 comments

Hot Chocolate

January 25, 2013
Thumbnail image for Hot Chocolate

I had a post all ready in my mind for the past couple weeks on this quinoa salad I made, our relationship with quinoa, and the effects of its globalization.  It’s a complex issue especially for us gluten free folk who often laud quinoa as the “miracle ‘grain’” for its nutritive value and just the […]

26 comments

Coconut Cream Pie

January 8, 2013
Thumbnail image for Coconut Cream Pie

This post was years in the making.  YEARS.  You see, once a long time ago, when my husband first figured out that I could make food he liked (this was before we were engaged), I had asked him what he wanted me to make him.  ”A coconut cream pie,” he said, “it’s my favorite type […]

23 comments

Homemade Maple Cream

December 16, 2012

When the depravity of humankind seems too much to bear, when we don’t want to try to bring our minds to accept the in comprehensible tragedies we never even knew possible, it seems a cold bleak world indeed. I cannot offer up much to alter one’s impression of our world or the atrocities that occur […]

37 comments