One of the many wonderful things about doing what I do is being able to correspond with the kind, caring and interesting people who write to me. I really do feel like I have friends all over the world even though I haven’t actually met many of them face to face. The list is long and it would be hard for me to name them all here, but one thing is for sure, I know their emails as soon [...]
I meant to write about my recipe for pecan pie bars at the beginning of last week but I was punched down by a super-storm. We lost electric power for eight long days and nights. I lit candles and walked around with a flashlight. I ate pasta more times in a week than I usually do in three months (it’s easy to cook on a gas stove top). I drank hot chocolate with marshmallows every single day (yes, really). [...]
Admit it. You’ve been wondering whether Thomas Keller’s new Cup4Cup gluten-free flour is worth the $19.95 (for three pounds) price tag. So was I. Thomas Keller, the extraordinary culinary talent and restaurateur embraced “gluten-free” in a serious way. First his restaurants, The French Laundry in California and Per Se in New York City, started to serve delicious, imaginative gluten-free bread and pastry to gluten-intolerant diners. And then late last summer, he put his stamp of approval on a gluten-free flour [...]
The big box of fragrant navel oranges arrived just before the weekend. I opened it and looked down. Each orange was individually wrapped in tissue paper like a special gift. I grabbed one, washed and peeled it and started popping brightly colored pieces into my mouth. Delicious. These beautiful, orange fruits have become my daily indulgence ever since: oranges with yogurt for breakfast, oranges for an afternoon snack, and thinly sliced oranges in a salad of baby greens with Balsamic [...]
Welcome to My Gluten-Free Table. It will give you a taste of life in and around my kitchen. I’ll be serving up delicious recipes, commentary, and classic tales of baking and cooking in a home where food is excitement and eating is a celebration.