Tag Archives: Annalise Roberts

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The Big Gluten-Free Flour Test: Thomas Keller’s Cup4Cup versus Authentic Foods GF Classic Blend

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 […]

Orange Walnut Biscotti

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 […]

Lemon Cream Pie – A Taste of Gluten-free Sunshine

Been quite a winter. I’ve made savory soups and stews, succulent short ribs, pan after pan of roasted root vegetables, butternut squash risotto and cheese grits with applewood smoked bacon  (yeah, the grits were fabulous). Then all of a sudden this week I started to yearn for a little sunshine on my plate. There are days in the dead of winter when we all need a little brightening up. I was looking for blue sky, cheerful colors and smiling faces. […]

Warm Lentil Salad with Roasted Root Vegetables

I just can’t stop eating this salad. I made it at the beginning of the week and decided to wait a day to take pictures because of the rainy, cloudy skies and bad lighting. But then the weather never cleared up and I just kept going back to the frig to have another taste, and then another. Then suddenly (at least it seemed sudden) all the lentil salad was gone and I had to make it again. But it kept […]