Category Archives: Dietary Restrictions

Dark Chocolate Ice Cream with Olive Oil and Sea Salt

I have friends eating their way through their last week in Austin before a big move overseas. Some of their favorite things include dessert: particularly Lick Ice Cream. While I do love Lick, I can’t sample some of the favorites. … Continue reading

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Blackberry Lime Sour Cream Sherbet

This is my new favorite ice cream. I’ve mentioned the lactose free sour cream from Green Valley Organics before and how wonderful it is to cook with, right? It’s great because it’s not a “fake” substitute but rather the real … Continue reading

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Honey Ginger Almond Butter Stuffed Dates

I came across this recipe for Honey Ginger Almond Butter on Food52 and have made it several times already. I have a hefty jar of it in my fridge and my favorite thing to do is stuff the almond butter … Continue reading

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German Pancake with Brandied Apples

Easter Sunday became the Great Pancake Cook-off of 2014. We never actually voted but every pancake was eaten and there were a lot of “mmms” going around. My mother makes an amazing version of this German Pancake but I haven’t … Continue reading

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Coconut Tapioca Pudding with Mango and Roasted Mung Beans

  Well hello again. I’ve been away, literally and figuratively. I’ve taken a break from the blogging world (but not from cooking) and I was off in Thailand recently. I could go on and on about the food I ate … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Chocolate Ganache Tart

I recently took a vegan and gluten-free baking class at Thai Fresh with Kaylee. What a wonderful way to spend a cold evening: in the Thai Fresh kitchen with a handful of folks standing around an island heated by the … Continue reading

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Chocolate Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

These are whoopie pies. They are delicious. Eat them all the time. I tried a variety of ways with these whoopie pies until I found the fluffliest cake and the richest pumpkin cream. The filling uses only a cup of … Continue reading

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Homemade Strawberry Almond Milk

I met my friend Emily at the age of 8. We had tea parties, we picked flowers, and we may have also tortured snails and slugs in the yard. I reminisce about things sporadically but there’s one thing I had … Continue reading

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Green Tea Chai Ice Cream

It’s official. Of all the ice creams I’ve ever made, this might very well be my favorite. I cannot count how many times I had to lick the spoon clean. It started when my friend Rajiv handed me a ziplock … Continue reading

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Nut and Berry Biscuits

I have no idea what to call this delicious cookie/scone/biscuit/breakfast treat. It originally came from Elana’s Pantry as a Muesli Scone, but it has gone through so many changes since I started baking it that I can’t justify calling it … Continue reading

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