Best birthday cake for chocolate lovers. It’s a flourless soufflé like cake that when cooled has a sunken center which is then filled with whipped mascarpone cheese and cream; so it is not too sweet.
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
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
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
About 4 dozen 2” cookies. These light chocolate cookies are similar to meringues in texture but no whipping of egg whites is required. I have found converting cookie recipes to gluten free recipes challenging (spreading across cookie sheets when baked or crumbling to piece when picked up), but these cookies are an exception. They … Continue reading Chocolate Walnut Cookies