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Gluten-Free Chicken Mushroom Tourtière

Thanksgiving was a couple days ago… for Canadians like me! My husband is always happy to celebrate both – twice the turkey! Twice the pumpkin pie! – but this year, he presented me with a challenge: He can’t handle eating pork or beef anymore. You know, the two main ingredients of my traditional tourtière! There […]

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Fromage Fort, or “How to Make Garlic Cheese Bread like a BALLER”

Recently, I woke up from dreaming about Fromage Fort. Literally, I woke up to making a mental list of the bits of cheese that we had in the fridge, if we had any appropriate wine already open, etc. To be fair, it HAD been a while since I’d made the stuff. It was just an […]

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How to make Cream Puffs, Boozy Pastry Cream, and Croquembouche

Cream puffs / profiteroles are a great “fancy” dessert option. Not only are they insanely easy to make, they take very little in the way of ingredients, and can be customized many ways. Cream puffs start out with the batter – Pâte à choux, or “choux pastry”. It’s a basic recipe that’s used to make […]

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Easy to Make Strawberry Macarons

Feeling inspired by yesterday’s “The Easy Way to Make Macarons” blog post and recipe? Good! Here’s a second one! If you haven’t read that entry yet, please read it before making this recipe. It goes over some good macaron making theory and ideology that you’ll want to absorb before making these. This is another recipe […]

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The Easy Way to Make Macarons. (Pistachio Macaron Recipe!)

Ah, macarons! As someone who has a hard time going gluten free, no matter how much my body hates wheat… French macarons have been a lifesaver of a gluten free treat for me. I’ve never been able to get on the fake flour bandwagon, and definitely prefer things where gluten free is the default – […]

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