Brandied Apple Strudel {Apfelstrudel}

Brandied Apple Strudel Recipe (Apfelstrudel) | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for classic apfelstrudel (or apple strudel, if you like) with brandied caramel apples, golden raisins, walnuts, and cinnamon spice all topped off with a brandy-spiked glaze. Yesterday we headed out as a family to the farmers market, which has become leaner and leaner in recent weeks, especially after our temperatures dropped below freezing. […]

Ginger Almond Fig Cake {Gluten-Free}

Ginger Almond Fig Cake Recipe {Gluten-Free} | FoodforMyFamily.com

A recipe for a gluten-free, almond flour cake dotted with figs and ginger. In August I spent a good deal of time being upset by the lack of figs in my life. I even went so far as purchasing them in Grand Marais when I came across them at the co-op there and then packing […]

Peach Raspberry Paletas {Ice Pops}

Peach Raspberry Hydration Paletas recipe | FoodforMyFamily.com

Peaches and raspberries blend in these peach melba ice pops to make a perfect fruit paleta with a coconut water base. In the other room, there is a pet toad the size of a thimble that has escaped. I think. It is possible he has dug himself a hole, but some gentle probing suggests otherwise. […]

Chocolate Spice Tea Cakes: Fair Trade for Mother’s Day

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A recipe for rich mini tea cakes spiced with cinnamon, cardamom, and chocolate tea leaves. These are begging to be made for tea time or a breakfast brunch. Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. – Marcel Proust The alarm clock […]

Lavender Lemon Sablé Cookies

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A recipe for rich, decadent sablé cookies with a bright lemon and lavender glaze. I carry you with me into the world, into the smell of rain and the words that dance between people, and for me, it will always be this way, walking in the light, remembering being alive together. -Brian Andreas This weekend […]

Lemon Meringue Éclairs: Baking as Therapy

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A recipe for lemon meringue éclairs where choux pastries are filled with lemon pastry cream rather than vanilla, and for their topping, they get a healthy pile of whipped meringue before being toasted under the broiler and then consumed en masse. My frustration falls, hot and warm, off my chin after leaving wet streaks down […]

Upside Down Caramelized Pear and Almond Cake {Gluten-Free}

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Vanilla and brown sugar baked pears top this recipe for pear upside down cake. The bottom-turned-top boasts a soft, gluten-free almond cake with a light texture just firm enough to stand up to the caramelized pears. The sun shines warmer this week, evidenced by puddles that have replaced layers of ice pack and the softening […]