Although the holidays are long past and this is not a particularly blog-worthy post in terms of stunning photos, this capon recipe is worth sharing for future holiday meals. I’m also forcing myself out of isolation from an illness that has dragged on for weeks by sharing something that doesn’t require me having to think too much. I translated the… Read More
For whatever reason you want to avoid alcohol for the winter holidays, (or wish to help a loved one avoid alcohol), you can’t go wrong with serving an alcohol-free hot spiced wine. Alcohol-free wine is a great substitute when the choice is that or nothing, but it’s not always something you drink simply because it tastes good. However, when you… Read More
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.