GLUTEN FREE STRAWBERRY ALMOND TARTS

Well, hello there! How’s everyone doing? Still doing alright? Waiting for the next episode of Game of Thrones like I am? Me? I’m great! I mean besides my GoT obsession, I’m really doing well and not going to complain here…well, maybe, one...

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LAZY GIRL’S TIRAMISU

How’s it going? I hope you are all doing well. I have not disappeared on you, and although some of you are probably thinking I should, you’re not quite that lucky. I just have been extra busy lately. It’s funny because I thought that once I...

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CAULIFLOWER CRUSTED PIZZA

I have never been a fan of dieting. Usually, if my pants start to feel tight, I just eat less and exercise more, but let me tell ya, as I get older, it’s harder and harder to lose the “love handle" or the “bread handle”, as I like to call...

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MINI LEMON CAKE W/ LEMON CURD & CASHEWS

There was this game I used to play in my head when I was a little girl, where I would pretend that the whole world turned into a mini world and I was a giant. This most likely stemmed from my reading Jack and the Beanstalk and Gullliver’s...

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MISO BROWNIES W/ SWEET DARK CHERRIES

Well, here we are in February: the month of love and chocolate as they say, but shouldn’t that be every day? It is for me, the chocolate part I mean. I can’t even tell you how much I love chocolate, especially dark chocolate and the more...

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ON BEING BETTER: HOMEMADE OAT MILK

Well, there goes the holiday season once more. I hope everyone ate enough sugar and drank enough “fun” juices.  Is it just me or does it go faster and faster each year?  I feel like I mentally prepare for it months in advance, but mentally...

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MALLORCA (ENSAIMADA) BREAD WITH SAFFRON

Hello everyone, and happy holidays!  I had all intentions of posting this before Christmas, but you know, Christmas week just got a little too crazy and it didn’t work out as I planned, but that’s okay, it happens. One thing I didn’t do this...

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SHRIMP WITH MISO & TAMARIND SAUCE

Finally, we had a snippet of cold weather here in Florida; I mean it was in the low 50s, and for us Floridians that is chilly. Go ahead and roll your eyes if you had just come back in from shoveling a wall of snow off your driveway. I do...

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Sticky Fig Muffin

[smbtoolbar] I have been toying with the idea of making breakfast muffins lately, mostly because my mornings are always super hectic, and I need something I can easily grab and take on the go. I figured what could be better than a nice warm muffin to go with...

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Rice Tafel

[smbtoolbar] This is my rendition of Rice Tafel, which I found in the 1951 edition of the Joy of Cooking. I have loved the Joy of Cooking since I can remember, and when I finally found an old version while vintage shopping one day, my heart just exploded. Tafel is a...

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