Tag Archives: gluten-free baking

Cold Nights and Hearty Soups

I’m back. It was a lovely holiday – in spite of my slow start on preparations. I enjoyed three weeks of being able to spend time with family and friends and of having my son Alex home from college. I enjoyed giving myself the time I to cook and not write about it. I enjoyed the intellectual peace and quiet that comes from living in the moment. When what you do for a living is also so intimately connected to […]

What I’m Talking About: Gluten-Free Recipes for the Holidays

I’m finally embracing the 2011 holiday season with open arms. I’m ready for a bit a cheer, for watching White Christmas  for the hundredth time, for decorating the house and putting up the tree and wrapping presents and hugging people dressed in Santa hats (my dad; although one year he showed up in reindeer antlers). I’m ready to cook special holiday dinners for my family and friends, drink luscious wines and enjoy favorite foods. My first big holiday dinner this year […]

Glittery Gluten-Free Glamour- Eggnog Teacakes

I bake a lot of the same holiday treats every year because my family and friends look forward to their favorites. In fact, I have my own favorites; there are things I make just for me (if I’m lucky) because it wouldn’t be Christmas without them. But I always try to throw something new into the mix. This year, one of my new recipes is actually an old recipe that I haven’t made for many years: an Eggnog Pound Cake […]

Gluten-free Zucchini Bread

Ok! Time to get back to that pile of zucchini in my kitchen. What next? Figured I’d fine-tune the gluten-free zucchini bread recipe I’ve tinkering with. When I first started out on this zucchini bread adventure, I didn’t have a wheat-based recipe I loved. I only had recipes I thought were fine. But fine doesn’t cut it when I’m converting. It has to be really good. And great is better. So I looked around. I asked friends for their favorites […]