My physical therapist shared with me this tarte soleil recipe when I told her I was looking for elegant appetizers that can feed a lot of people. I’m planning my husband’s 50th birthday party and there will be a lot of people. Having tested both a gluten-free and a regular version (which I made, but did not taste), I can… Read More
One of the only dishes my husband knows how to make is this sour cream and Dijon mustard roast chicken leg dish. And if you think that title is a mouthful, wait until you taste the chicken! He sort of made the recipe up when he was a bachelor, although it doesn’t seem like he could have possibly made it… Read More
I’ve been making this classic peanut-butter cookie recipe from the Joy of Cooking for years. One of the things I like about it is how suited it is to gluten-free flour. Oatmeal cookies and chocolate chip cookies need to be tweaked when using gluten-free flour so they don’t melt and run all over the baking sheet. But these peanut-butter cookies… Read More
Chocolate chip cookie cockaigne adds oats, chocolate chunks, and nuts to the regular chocolate-chip cookie recipe. This recipe can be made with gluten-free or regular flour.
This is a French bakery-style chocolate cake that is naturally gluten-free with ground almonds and corn starch in place of flour.
What is beef Wellington? Ha! I had no idea what it was until I made filet de boeuf en croûte and my Australian rugby friend came over and said, “Oh! beef Wellington!” Oooooh! So that’s what it is. Beef Wellington is a beautiful cut of roast beef, enrobed in puff pastry and stuffed with mushrooms. According to British tradition, it’s made with a… Read More