Tag Archives: My Gluten-Free Table

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 […]

What I’m Talking About: My Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Dinner

  I’m not mentally ready for the holidays. I need another couple of weeks so I can really start looking forward to them. I want more autumn. I want more autumn weather. I guess I need an attitude adjustment because there are fresh turkeys and Christmas decorations popping up all around me and I need to get on with it. I can’t say I haven’t tried. Last week I made and froze bread cubes for stuffing,  the pie crusts for […]

The Perfect Autumn Dinner and Post Traumatic Stress

After five long, cold days without power at the end of October, I’m very slowly returning to normal. By “normal” I mean that I’m starting to feel like I can once again plan and shop for several days worth of meals all at one time. Up until this past weekend, I could only bring myself to shop for food the day I needed it. I had this nagging fear that the power would suddenly go off and I would once again lose […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Fudge Cake – No More Pioneer Woman Fantasies

After five cold, damp days without electricity, heat, phones, and Internet, I will never again daydream about life on the frontier. No more pioneer woman fantasies for me. Last week’s freakish, devastating October snowstorm left me perfectly happy to live in the present  – electric coffee pot at my side. All those long days of scrounging around in my pantry for food I could heat up in the dark (by holding a match to light the gas burners on my […]