Tag: Dessert

Bourbon Soaked Prunes

Bourbon Soaked Prunes

Let me remind us all that prunes are dried plums. Extolling their virtues as a remedy to afflictions not to be named here (this is a food blog after all) has ruined the culinary reputation of these fine dried fruits. Thankfully, Sally Schneider has (more…)

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Roasted Peaches with Honey Vanilla Syrup

Roasted Peaches with Honey Vanilla Syrup

Jesus this week has been a blur. I cooked, I know I did and yet nary a post to show for it. My man is out of town. There was football (i.e. soccer) tournaments, school picnics and neighborhood association meetings to attend. Oh, and yes, I have a job. I could have sworn I went out of my way to resist as many stress inducing entanglements as possible so as to remain a sane human being in an overtaxed world. But no. Like the frog in water that slowly heats up, I fail to notice (more…)

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Gluten-Free Vanilla Birthday Cake with Italian Meringue

Gluten-Free Vanilla Birthday Cake with Italian Meringue

My friend, Stephanie, from ComposedCo called me last week and asked if I could make a gluten-free, dairy-free vanilla birthday cake for her son’s 10th birthday party. Hmm. Before agreeing, I presented the following caveats. First, I don’t generally eat gluten-free so I have no idea what the bar for great tasting gluten-free (more…)

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