A combination of tart and sweet, this crumble takes the place of a pie at our holiday table. Chestnut flour is my favorite choice for use in the topping, but almond and hazelnut flour are other great options. By grinding nuts in a food processor you can make the nut flour yourself. Serves 8 Filling: … Continue reading Apple Cranberry Crumble
This easy gluten free appetizer is perfect when fresh figs are in season, that is September here in New England. My preference is black figs, but use what looks good in your area. The quality of the balsamic vinegar makes a difference and I have attached a link to my local vinegar shop where the … Continue reading Figs with Goat Cheese
Chocolate ice cream has always been a favorite of mine, and this is my favorite chocolate recipe. Homemade ice cream makes dessert easy and fun when you have an electric ice cream maker (see my favorite things page), and ensures that the ice cream is gluten free. Once you have the machine to do the … Continue reading Dark Chocolate Ice Cream
As the summer days shorten and it is cool enough to turn on the oven again, roasted zucchini is a wonderful side dish. Even folks who declare they have had enough squash for one season enjoy this dish where the zucchini is sweet and tender. 8-10 Servings Ingredients: 2 1/2 lbs. zucchini (about 5 small … Continue reading Roasted Zucchini
I have fond memories of strawberry rhubarb pie from when I was young, so I pulled out this favorite recipe for my father's birthday visit and it was a big hit with the entire family. It is like making a strawberry rhubarb pie without having to deal with the crust. Instead go right for the … Continue reading Strawberry Rhubarb Compote
Making a fresh vinaigrette is a quick option for preparing a green salad that is gluten free. This dressing is adapted from a recipe in The Silver Palette Cookbook. It works great with the chives, or by substituting other herbs you have on hand, or no herbs at all.
I found this recipe in Bon Appétit Magazine years ago (July 2009), and it has become my go-to grilled chicken recipe. Both delicious and nearly impossible to over-cook (chicken once it is marinated in yogurt remains tender and moist), which is a big bonus when I am hosting a party and not giving the grill all of my … Continue reading Turkish Inspired Grilled Chicken in Yogurt-Marinade