Tag Archives: pastries

Grandpa’s Coffee Cake

My grandfather was the one that always answered the phone. There was a routine to our 3-minute conversations. He called me “Reeebecca”. He smiled through the phone and you could picture him in his beige cardigan, standing in the dark … Continue reading

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Cranberry Breakfast Cake

Yes, cake for breakfast. I’ve been calling this bready-moist-torte-cake-creation all sorts of different names and all of my taste-testers came up with nothing better than, “cranberry goodness”. It’s cake but it’s not very sweet; it’s the texture of spoon bread … 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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Chocolate Hazelnut Torte

With my sweet tooth (teeth?), I needed to make sure there was at least one dessert on the Thanksgiving dessert table I could eat. This is one of those wonderful naturally gluten and dairy free desserts where you can’t go … Continue reading

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Bundt Kick: Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake

What can I say? I’m on a bundt kick. With Thanksgiving around the corner I’m also in my favorite hibernation mode: cookbooks open all around me, notepad in hand, and post-its everywhere. It’s also the most amazingly cool and crisp … Continue reading

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Cold Front Bundt: Pear and Cardamom Spiced Bundt Cake

I’ve never attempted a bundt cake until now. When I heard that this month’s Gluten-Free Ratio Rally is starring this domed comfort cake, I took it as a challenge. This is my first time participating in the ratio rally. The … Continue reading

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Chocolate Nut Crinkle Cookies

You know those cookies they have at Central Market? They’ve always been naturally gluten free and they’ve been a great treat when folks want to pick up dessert for me without any hassle and without rummaging through the gluten free … Continue reading

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Orange Amaretti Cookies

I love a good chewy cookie. Cakey? Sure. Fudgy? Sure. Crisp? Okay. But chewy is what makes my mouth water. It’s also (fortunately for me), easy to make a gluten free and very chewy cookie. Another birthday in the Sustainable … Continue reading

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Apple Apple Apple Cake, Anytime

Half way through baking this cake, I panicked and told everyone there would be no dessert at Rosh Hashanah this year. A friend even rushed to the bakery to bring the “just in case” chocolate cake. My cake was overflowing, … Continue reading

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Apple, Caramelized Onion and Roquefort Galette

Oh yes. Galette success. This was another one of those, “are you sure this is gluten free?” delights. A friend actually tried to smack the galette out of my hand when he saw me taking a bite, assuming I was … Continue reading

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