Tag Archives: Annalise Roberts

Fresh Berry Tart with Gluten-Free Tart Shell

I think of my mother whenever I make a fruit tart. She made fresh berry versions in the summer in a large metal French tart pan that had a removable bottom. When she brought them to the table there would always be a chorus of oohs and aaahhs. And now, I wanted to make my mother’s beautiful red, white and blue fresh berry tart for a 4th of July celebration. Berry tarts are best if you can make them during […]

Gluten-Free Lemon Poppy Seed Tea Loaves with Bed and Breakfast Style

    The weather is supposed to be beautiful here in the northeast this weekend. I’ve invited a few friends for “cocktails on the veranda” tonight and others for a casual barbecue at the end of the day Sunday. But I’m keeping the mornings to myself so I can quietly sit on the patio and look out at my garden while I drink coffee and read the paper. It’s one of the nicest, most peaceful times of year in my […]

Will Gluten Go the Way of the Cigarette?

Gluten-free is a big fad! It will soon be replaced by some other diet craze! Those who call it a fad simply don’t understand what’s going on. This isn’t a chain reaction of people enthusiastically conforming to some fleeting behavioral change. It’s more of a trend based on the mounting realization that wheat is causing more damage to our human bodies than was previously understood. Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about how the growing awareness of celiac and non-celiac […]


Gluten-Free Easter Babka and Bread Baking Woes

Subtitle: and why it’s not good to bake when you are in a rush and doing too many things at the same time. I thought it would be nice to make a little gluten-free babka for Easter this year. Some years I make the Hot Cross Buns from Gluten-Free Baking Classics, and in others, I make the European Yeast Coffee Cake recipe from the next page of the same book. But this year, I turned all the way to the […]