Desserts

Apple and Caramel Dumplings, Gluten Free

November 28, 2011
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Every time a major holiday event comes around, I am not afraid to experiment.  I hold on to the philosophy that if the dish doesn’t come out awesome, my family will still love me, and if it comes out great, everyone will be pleasantly surprised with a new taste to try.  So I never view […]

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Pear and Apple Crumble, Gluten Free

November 23, 2011

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. Many people think Thanksgiving is a day to overeat filled with too much turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce, but really, Thanksgiving is much more than that. Growing up in New England, the Thanksgiving story is one I’ve heard told many times ever since I can remember.  The Plymouth settlers, i.e. […]

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Fig and Amaretti Semifreddo al Mascarpone

September 22, 2011
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I love how when a cold front comes in, the lake becomes enveloped by its own foggy cloud, bathing the land in a softened dewy light.  And while it may be chilly out, there is an unexplained warmth by the light wrapping herself around us – and looking out to the lake is a wall […]

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Ratio Rally – Mini Raspberry Doughnut Cakes

September 7, 2011
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It’s another been another adventurous month for the gluten free ratio rally!!!  This month we were challenged by Meg of GF Boulangerie to make doughnuts. I don’t have great memories of doughnuts – for the most part my childhood experiences eating them were less than awesome because there was usually some dried out cake with […]

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Stone Fruit and Berry Crumble

July 29, 2011
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Is this a crumble or crisp? Ha I’m still not entirely sure myself what I have made, and the definitions do not seem to be mutually exclusive.  We had an abundance of beautiful Summer fruit in the house (and by house I mean tiny two-room apartment, but for some reason it’s a habit of mine […]

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Summer Berry Love – Meringues et fruits de la saison

June 28, 2011
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Now that Summer is in full swing, how do you beat the heat?? When it comes to food, I stay as far away from my oven and stove as possible – lots of salads, fresh fruit, anything we can do to not have to cook.  You know it’s funny, I never grew up with air […]

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