This year marks my first harvest of cauliflower. We have become fanatics for sautéed cauliflower. read more…
For years we have served pound cake with fresh strawberries and whip cream. But……..
I have spent the past few days experimenting with recipes to make Strawberry Shortcake.
This recipe offers a true biscuit that does not fall apart.
Shortcake is commonly a rich biscuit–this recipe fits that description. read more…
We are at peak season for rhubarb!!
A crumble is the easiest way to add an elegant dessert to a dinner party menu. To serve, top this with a small scoop of vanilla ice cream and place onto an oven-safe plate for serving (ramekin is warm). read more…
Popovers are a great way to add bread into a meal.
I did a post on popovers earlier but it was long winded.
So here is a repost with a link to the recipe for the standard size popover shown above.
Last week my son was home for spring break so we decided to visit Coffee and Specialty Bakery on Western Avenue, (the street just below the Pike Place Market). It’s a dedicated gluten free bakery with a focus on pastries in the European style: Palmiers, Baguettes, Eclairs, Cinnamon rolls.
Dedicated Gluten Free Bakery
I met the owner Tanya who trained at the Seattle Culinary Academy. read more…
On a recent trip to Asheville to stay at the historic Grove Park Inn, my daughter and I used Celiac Central’s list of gluten free restaurants for dining out. These restaurants have at least one person on staff that has completed training on safe practices for gluten free food prep. At my daughters’ request we did not ask further questions before ordering items marked GF on their menus. Though she was not glutened in any of the restaurants, if you have any concerns you may want to ask further questions.
Gluten Free Dining in Asheville, North Carolina
After three days in Chapel Hill to check out the UNC grad program, we drove 3 1/2 hours to Asheville and arrived after the lunch hour ready to try the Creperie Bouchon. Thankfully they had a sandwich board on the sidewalk directing us to an interior courtyard behind the buildings. Their address is 62 1/8 Lexington Ave (we wondered what it meant to be located at 1/8–we figured it was like the platform in Harry Potter that would take us to Hogwarts)! read more…
This will be a two-part post featuring some amazing food opportunities awaiting you in North Carolina.
We start in Chapel Hill (center of state) and end in Asheville (west side of state overlooking Blue Ridge Mountains). read more…
Everyone loves this chili, it’s layered with flavors of chipotle and cinnamon. It’s got roasted red peppers, stew meat, beans, and cilantro-lime cream.
The cornbread is my grandma’s recipe—- easily updated to gluten free.
And it’s from Seattle….need I say more?