Chocolate Mug Cake

The folks at Manini’s Gluten Free, makers of my favorite fresh GF pasta, sent me some samples of their Gluten Free Flour Blend and asked me to get creative – so I created a microwavable cake that serves one – me!

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Fully-Loaded Brownies

These Fully-Loaded Brownies are packed full of chocolate + cheesecake goodness, topped with candy, nuts and deliciousness.

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Pure Mint Chip Ice Cream

There is nothing quite as satisfying as the cold, creamy goodness of ice cream during the sweltering days of summer. This Pure Mint Chip Ice Cream is made from the fresh ingredients that make it especially appealing.

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Peanut Butter & Jelly Cupcakes

My birthday is a once a year occasion. Which is sad because the more birthdays I have, the more excuses I would have to bake a cake. The good news here is that I have friends. And all of those friends have birthdays. And the best part is that friends with birthdays challenge me to Read more…

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Gluten-Free Blueberry Boy Bait

Created for the Pillsbury Bake Off contest in 1954, this coffeecake, studded juicy blueberries and topped with a cinnamon-sugar crumb, is sure to please everyone who comes around…not just the boys.

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Individual Blueberry Crisps. What else was I gonna do?

This whole thing started with a sale on blueberries. Our local Whole Foods has a featured sale on one item every Friday. Last week was organic blueberries. $1.99 a pint? That’s crazy-talk. I bought 12 for obvious reasons. When I got home, I realized I had underestimated the amount of available refrigeration room I had Read more…

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"Sweet Cravings": Adventures In Writing My First Cookbook

This article was originally written for and is courtesy of The Tender Foodie, www.tenderfoodie.com, check out the original article here.  The Tender Foodie is a site for people with multiple allergies and sensitivities, including recipes and easy-to-understand articles about complex food and immune system-related subjects. SUSPENCE NOVEL OR COOKBOOK? I had always dreamed of one day Read more…

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The Three Best Cures for Anything

There is an Irish proverb that says “A good laugh and a long sleep are the two best cures for anything.” My ancestors got that mostly right. Sure, there is nothing like curling up in your bed, wrapped in a comforter with squishy pillows to make you feel better. Bed is a great place to Read more…

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