Poached Pears

Looking for an easy, elegant dessert to serve on New Year’s Eve? Look no further! Poaching is a great way to use fruit when it’s either off-season and less than ...

The Toilet Paper Wars

My husband has a habit of leaving approximately 2 squares on the toilet paper roll, just so he doesn’t have to be the one to replace the roll on the ...

Shot Tectonics – The Science of Layered Shooters

Layering shots is not only a pretty way to pour delicious drinks, it’s also a lot of fun. A bit of flavor mixology, some math, some experimentation, pretty colors… that’s ...

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Hearty Corn and Black Bean Soup

Spring is on its way, but there is still time to take ...

Gluten Free Mixed Vegetable Pakora

Remember when I went on a Pakora making binge, and promised to ...

Wine Making at Home, Part I : WHY?

As I mentioned in a recent blog entry, my husband and I ...

Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Pretzels Recipe

Yes, you read that right. Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Pretzels. I think I ...

Poutine Recipe – The way *I* Do it!

Hey guys! So, can I just say how great it feels to ...

Pina Colada Bundt Cake

This was my first foray into the world of boozy baking, combining ...

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Roasted “Convention” Chili Recipe

It’s just a few short days til Marscon – our first convention of the year! For some brilliant reason, I decided at the last minute that I should make a Klingon costume for the occasion. This was with a trip to Dallas looming, and – unknowbeknowst to us at the time – a bout of […]

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Bananas Foster Pavlova

Just flew back from an INSANE trip to Dallas this past week. Stayed with friends, enjoyed great company, great food, … Vanilla Ice, Ninja Turtles.. drunkenly prank calling some of my MasterChef “prison buddies” with Matt Orsini (remember him from my videos?).. and more. Truly epic trip. One thing that I was particularly looking forward […]

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Cuties Marmalade Recipe

Ok, going to take a break from developing Beyond Flour: A New Kind of Gluten-Free Cookbook to share a recipe post or two A little while back, I was about to roast a duck, and realized that I didn’t have any marmalade on hand for the glaze I wanted for it. It was cold out, […]

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Baked Reuben Poppers

Taking a quick break from developing my next cookbook, to write a few quick blog entries. Time to go through a backlog of older recipes and photos! Back a few years – damn, had to be about 6, now – I made deep fried Reuben rolls for my husband. Think egg rolls, but completely different […]

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Geekery and my Partridgeberry Pie Recipe (AKA Lingonberry Pie)

Apologies for the silence on the blog lately – I’ve been hard at work on my upcoming gluten free cookbook, “Beyond Flour”. It hasn’t left me much time, drive, or inclination to post blogs! Whoops. This weekend, I was inspired to post something… albeit in a roundabout way. The facts are these: – Since making […]

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