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Cauliflower, Currants, Balsamic.

It’s sadly the end of cauliflower season. Grab the last of them while you can. I love roasted cauliflower and it tastes so good when it’s fresh from the farmers’ markets. I make this on a pretty regularly basis, but … Continue reading

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Tom’s Banana Cream Pie

My favorite flannel-wearing, softball-playing, Allandale-living, antique-shopping friend requested a banana cream pie for his birthday. I couldn’t find a lactose free (yet not vegan or tofu-full) recipe for the pudding so I decided to make one up. Using coconut cream … Continue reading

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Holiday Chocolate Bark

Last minute holiday shopping? Want something pretty that doesn’t break the bank? Hostess gift? Thank you gift? White Elephant? The answer is almost always chocolate. I love making bark during the holidays. There are so many toppings to choose from … Continue reading

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Winter Squash, Basil, Cotija, Toasted Pepitas

I have now made this so many times this season you’d think I’d get sick of it. But no. I have brought this to 2 potlucks, made it for myself, served it at a brunch, and put it together for … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Round Up Part I

Somehow Thanksgiving is almost here and this year I’m headed to the folks’ place. Since I’ll be getting on a plane in just a couple of weeks and the days and nights will be packed, I need to tell my … Continue reading

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Best Shortbread Two Ways: Espresso Chocolate and Salted Lemon Rosemary

At the 11th hour I noticed this month’s Gluten Free Ratio Rally: shortbread. Awhile back I made my favorite Bundt Cake for the ratio rally and decided what a wonderful opportunity to push myself again. Time to be creative and … Continue reading

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Beet and Carrot “Slaw”

You may have noticed the beautifully bright red salad atop my black bean burger lunches this week. In order to keep myself entertained with my food, I like to fill my plate with a variety of options. By adding this … Continue reading

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Boozy Bourbon Pecan Pie

Did I say I wanted one dessert at the Thanksgiving table? I meant two. I also needed pecan pie. And yes, I really do mean need. I offered leftovers of everything on my Thanksgiving table, except the pecan pie. I … Continue reading

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Coconut Lemon Pie with Almond-Pecan Crust

My friend Liz’s birthday party was a barbeque and pie extravaganza and of course, with my sweet tooth I needed to make sure there was at least one dessert I could eat too (forget the fact that I ate a … Continue reading

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My Newest Obsession is a Chickpea Flatbread Called Socca

A potential vendor at the SFC Farmers’ Market brought tons of food for staff to sample the other day and whenever there is a specific gluten free option I am immediately called from my desk to try it. This time … Continue reading

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