CURRIED SWEET POTATO SOUP

This vibrant soup, inspired by the flavors of South East Asia, hits all the right notes–sweet, spicy, sour and salty. It would also work well with butternut squash or fresh pumpkin.

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Mexican Wedding Cookies (Snowballs)

Mexican Wedding Cookies (aka Snowballs) – a must-have at Christmas time. Or during a Mexican wedding, apparently. These nutty confections look like round snowballs and are a favorite at cookie exchanges. Swap the pecans for skinned hazelnuts or walnuts if your prefer.

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Sour Cream Gingerbread Cake

This gingerbread cake is light, fluffy and has a tender crumb. We eat it often in winter for breakfast with warmed applesauce, but it also makes a nice dessert when served with whipped cream.

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Gluten-Free “Compost” Cookies

courtesy of Alison Needham, A Girl Defloured Somehow the entire month flew by me with nary a post in sight. And that is because I have some very, very exciting news to share! Thanks to California’s Cottage Food Act (AB 1616), I was able to open a bakery right out of my own home kitchen. Though I’ve only been Read more…

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MINI CARAMEL APPLE CAKES

These would be perfect to make for your fall bake sale, or a fantastic dessert for adults on Halloween night. Don’t forget about Thanksgiving…and Christmas…and Tuesday (because really they are easy enough to make on a weeknight).

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Roasted Sausages and Grapes

Enjoy these succulent Roasted Sausages and Grapes in fall when local grapes are at their peak. It’s wonderful served with fresh bread and cheese, or over a bed of creamy polenta or mashed potatoes.

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BLOOD ORANGE RASPBERRY SMASH | Alison, Fabulously Flour-Free

Article courtesy: Alison Needham, A Girl Defloured Blood oranges are in season. And like so many good things, they are available for only a short while. But this year, I’m finding that they are especially bitter {insert the “no it’s just you” joke here}. Happily, bitterness works quite well in the cocktail world, especially when combined Read more…

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