GF Bacon and Sausage Stuffing Balls!

November 20, 2014
IMG_1963Oh, baby. These stuffing balls are so delicious that I can't stop eating them! Brenda Johnson, my taste-tester, loves 'em, too. I'm talking about a crispy exterior, and a savory, sumptuous interior. They are gluten-free, too, since I made them with tapioca bread crumbs. Need a nifty side dish for Thanksgiving or Christmas? This recipe is for you: Read more »

Chocolate Castle Cake

November 17, 2014
IMG_1588What inspired this chocolate whimsy? A recent trip to a kitchen supply store. There, all kinds of culinary gadgets begged to be rescued from their retail store oblivion. And among them was a castle-shaped Bundt pan. Here's the recipe, which you can use for any 10-cup capacity Bundt pan: Read more »

Bucatini with Almond Butter Sauce

November 10, 2014
IMG_1151Take some bucatini (a fat, hollow, spaghetti-like pasta), toss it with almond butter and some Asian seasonings, garnish the works with toasted sesame seeds and fresh green scallions, and what will you have? My new, favorite lunch or casual supper: Read more »

Organic Cinnamon-Maple Granola

November 7, 2014
IMG_1023TRUE CONFESSION: I'm a granola freak. I make a big batch most Sunday evenings, and then enjoy it for breakfast and snacking all week long. My latest version is kissed with cinnamon and sweetened with pure maple syrup. It's powerfully delicious. Read more »

Fragrant Earl Grey Cookies

October 30, 2014
IMG_0675Yesterday, if only for the sake of experiment, I ground up some citrus-y Earl Grey tea leaves in the food processor. Then I added the leaves and a splash of rose water to a standard butter-cookie dough. The result of this crazy adventure? Pure heaven! Read more »

Brown Rice, Lentil, and Kale Soup

October 23, 2014
IMG_0016This soup plays all the right notes for me. It's healthy, hearty, colorful. It's beautifully perfumed. And if you think it tastes great on day one, well, it's even better on days two and three! Read more »

Creamy Dreamy Mini Quiches (GF)

October 15, 2014
IMG_9645I made these crust-less miniature quiches for supper last Sunday, and everybody loved them. They are creamy-dreamy-wonderful! They are also easy to make. The only special equipment you need is a muffin tin. Read more »