Almond Coconut Tart Crust...

Grain-free, gluten-free, and almost like a cookie, here is a basic tart crust recipe that...   Read More

Apple Pecan Coffee Cake

The scent of cinnamon filled the house with an irresistible aroma while I was testing this...   Read More

Cherry Tomato Tart

Maybe it was the fresh cherry cakes I’d been baking weekly at the request of visiting fr...   Read More

Chocolate Chip Granola Bi...

Who doesn’t love granola. Crunchy, nutty, maple-y, spiced and a great way to start the d...   Read More

Chocolate Hazelnut Tart

Chocolate hazelnut tart. When dessert has to be chocolate, this recipe will knock your soc...   Read More

Citrus Sand Tart Christma...

A Christmas cookie called Sand Tarts has been in my family tradition for decades. A thin,...   Read More

Forgotten Cookies

Softly leafing through an old, faded notebook, I came across a recipe that looked familia...   Read More

Gluten-Free Cornbread wit...

With cornbread baking, the aroma wafting from the kitchen was wonderful. Who can resist a...   Read More

Gluten-Free Cranberry Oat...

With Christmas right around the corner, I just had to bake cookies. It’s like an it...   Read More

Irish Soda Bread-Gluten F...

Baking Irish soda bread was the perfect opportunity to test a new gluten free flour called...   Read More

Lemon Almond Polenta Cake...

From the first bite, you experience the soft crunchy texture from cornmeal and ground almo...   Read More

Molasses Bran Muffins

The queens were being installed, so it was a big day. Not a parade, country fair or beaut...   Read More

Orange Almond Torte

With a delicate orange flavor and tender texture, this single layer orange almond torte is...   Read More

Parmesan Gougeres Cheese...

The irresistible French cheese puffs called gougeres (goo-zhare). They are great with a g...   Read More

Quick Strawberry Muffins...

Roadside strawberry stands are a common site in Southern California during spring and earl...   Read More

Roasted Maple Granola

After years of baking boatloads of homemade maple granola for my family, friends and clien...   Read More

Santa Fe Blue Corn Muffin...

Red or green? When you travel to New Mexico it’s all about the chiles. I arrived in San...   Read More

Spiced Pumpkin Tart

This spiced pumpkin tart is just what to serve for your Thanksgiving feast finale. Whip it...   Read More

Sweet Cherry Cake

Fresh cherries are one of the highlights of summer fruit, but beware their high-staining j...   Read More

The Best Gluten Free Bana...

This Mother’s Day, remembering my mom and all of the baking we did together, I decided t...   Read More

Zucchini Applesauce Muffi...

Zucchini in muffins? Yes! Zucchini applesauce muffins. If the thought of that throws your...   Read More