Shaved Fennel Asian Pear Salad with Pomegranate and Watercress

Oh my goodness! What can I say about this festive Shaved Fennel Asian Pear Salad with Pomegranate and Watercress? It’s such a mouthful of a title for such a simple salad. Just a few seasonal ingredients that are magical when combined. I actually posted this recipe several years ago and it was high time I […]

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Rustic Autumn Glory Apple Galette

For a long time, I said that Honeycrisp apples were my very favorite. And then I had an Autumn Glory apple. Then I had another. And another. And another. And then I couldn’t stop eating them. You might be saying, “Autumn Glory? Never heard of them.” That’s because they are a new-ish variety of apple […]

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Two Refreshing Cocktails for the 4th of July

Monday is the 4th of July here in the U.S. It’s always been one of my favorite holidays – the early morning pancake breakfasts, the laid back lunch at the pool or beach, evening BBQs, and of course, the fireworks. But mostly, I guess, for me it’s all about the fun food and drinks. I’ve […]

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Gluten-Free Holiday Appetizer: Flatbread with Roasted Butternut Squash

Gluten-Free Holiday Appetizer | Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Flatbread

When I catered holiday parties in the past, the menus usually centered around appetizers and salads. Those are my favorite party foods – always. And I think after all the sweets, people crave more savory party foods. I love, love, love using cheese in appetizers, especially for the holidays, for several reasons. First, most people […]

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Roasted Red Pepper and Sweet Potato Soup

It’s officially Soup Season again, folks! And I am cheering! The other day I was thinking about how excited I am to get through the month of September because I LOVE OCTOBER. But then I thought, “Well, September isn’t so bad either.” The truth is, I just love autumn. The past few days it’s been […]

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5 Amazing Gluten-Free Ice Cream Sandwiches

This post is sponsored by Pamela’s Products as part of an on-going partnership. I’m so happy to be a Baking Partner again in 2015! School started today, and both my husband and I are beside ourselves with joy. Ha! We had a great summer, but there’s always that little sigh of relief when we get […]

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