Celebrating Zach's Birthday with Gluten Free French Apple Tart

Exactly a dozen years ago today, on a soupy-fluffernutter-foggy dawn we were driving south on Interstate 5 to the city of Angels to meet our first grandchild who was busy laboring his way into this world.  Each passing year has brought new surprises as he grows up.  There were the music years (still going strong) when he wanted to play bass fiddle like his dad and got a ½ sized cello so he could reach the top of the neck.  He was three.  Then there were the magical Lego years followed by a leap into food prep and cooking. ...more

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Celebrating Zach's Birthday with Gluten Free French Apple Tart

Exactly a dozen years ago today, on a soupy-fluffernutter-foggy dawn we were driving south on Interstate 5 to the city of Angels to meet our first grandchild who was busy laboring his way into this world.  Each passing year has brought new surprises as he grows up.  There were the music years (still going strong) when he wanted to play bass fiddle like his dad and got a ½ sized cello so he could reach the top of the neck.  He was three.  Then there were the magical Lego years followed by a leap into food prep and cooking. ...more

good catch! the egg is to replace the xanthan gum but I always forget to add it and the tart ... more

Homemade Gluten Free Peppermint Holiday Oreos – Got Milk?

When we were small kids, the only chocolate sandwich cookie to grace our house was the trashier and cheap cousin of the Oreo called Hydrox.   If Wiki is to be believed (and we all know how that works) Hydrox was named for some itty bitty atomic elements.&nb...more

I always wondered why my mom always bought Hydrox aside from being less expensive...by the time ... more