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 blares […]

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 snow. […]

Honey Whole Wheat Hummingbird Cake: Last-Minute Entertaining {Eat Well, Spend Less}

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Classic hummingbird cake made with whole wheat flour and sweetened with honey is a quick and easy dessert to whip up for last-minute entertaining this summer. Friday started out slowly with sunshine streaming in through the curtains. Morning light has this effervescent quality and slight bluish undertones that can make everything seem peaceful. It rests […]

Molten Orange Chocolate Lava Cake in a Jar {Desserts in Jars}

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This recipe for molten dark chocolate lava cakes with a creamy chocolate center is seasoned with the zest of a Christmas orange and a bit of Christmas spirit(s) for a divine dessert in a jar. Let’s discuss what makes a good holiday meal. It begins with an email from the host. Subject line: It’s Time […]

Pomegranate and Lime Olive Oil Yogurt Cupcakes

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A recipe for yogurt and olive oil cupcakes lightly flavored with lime and topped with brilliant pomegranate arils and buttercream or just a simple pomegranate honey syrup. “Is anyone this girl’s mom?” the salesperson asked, staring around the shoe store. He was referring, of course, to my daughter, who at this moment was standing, hands […]

Lemon-Kissed Strawberry Cheesecake Bars

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Lemon kisses the crust, but leaves this bar-style cheesecake rich and creamy, then appears again in a sweet sauce that covers the strawberries on this springtime dessert. My grandma would have us over for Sunday dinners often. When my family up and moved away from the city, his brother followed, buying the house two doors […]

Apple Pie Cheesecake: Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef

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Food is a passion. I’m not sure that it necessarily comes out all the time as I tell you about the mess my kids and I made, how I have taken to making my own fruit snacks or that I’m making ice cream in the fall, but I hope it does. I hope that you […]