French Onion Tart, Gluten-Free

french onion tart

It’s the weekend guys, and I don’t know about you but I feel good. Ecstatic, even, although it’s not like I’ve got anything special planned out. But how great is the very thought of two full days crammed with nothing other than endless possibilities of having fun? And here’s one way to have that fun and… 

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Crusty Italian Bread

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Crusty breads with soft, airy crumbs are my favorite, and here’s an Italian loaf that I absolutely adore and bake up every chance I get. This bread needs three rises, including an overnight rise, so this is one of those recipes you want to plan ahead for. But all that rising is what rewards you… 

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Chai-Spiced Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Thanksgiving is a time to take stock. Of the good things in life, of blessings big, small, and so tiny that you don’t really think about them much but for which you still are grateful, deep in your heart. As I ponder my life over the past year, I see so many things to be… 

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Double Chocolate Berry Muffins

Chocolate Berry Muffins

These Chocolate Chip Berry Muffins are moist, tender, perfectly and mildly sweet, infused with the goodness of berries and chocolate, and all whole-wheat. Try and top that.I came up with this recipe over the weekend, looking for a healthy yet decadently delicious muffin that would do double-duty as a breakfast food and also a teatime… 

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Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Vegan Banana Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Right now, my garden is aflame with a brilliant butterfly weed, orange-smoothie hibiscus flowers with hearts of blood, pink and white echinacea blooms, pink and yellow dahlias, snow-white daisies and yellow daisies, lavender clematis and delicately hued hollyhocks, to name just a few. Desi and I bought our fixer-upper home during the hot housing market… 

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Coconut Shortbread

Cardamom Coconut Shortbread

Coconut Shortbread: A delicious, melt-in-your mouth cookie made with healthy fats. Indian sweets often combine the classic medley of coconut, cardamom and sugar. In my Coconut Shortbread, I use these Indian ingredients to put a delicious spin on a Scottish favorite. Desi loves shortbread and so do I. What’s not to love about a cookie… 

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