Gingerbread scones

Gingerbread Scones (Grain Free)

This is my antidote for the parade of holiday cookies I have been drooling over as they scroll through my Facebook newsfeed.  A lightly sweet scone full of warm spices, perfect with tea. These are low in sugar but they are not low carb, so if you want to reduce the sugar you can swap […]

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Grain and gluten free

Chocolate Angel Pie (Grain Free and Very Low Sugar)

A few weeks ago I was stopped in my web-surfing tracks by a beautiful image of the original version of this pie, created by The Dutch Baker’s Daughter.  First, chocolate pie.  Enough said.  Second, she makes the pie with a meringue crust!  Brilliant, and perfect for people avoiding gluten and grains.  I immediately became obsessed […]

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Lion's Mane Mushrooms

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

When you think of mushrooms, furry is probably not the first thing that comes to mind, but this is a mushroom that looks decidedly furry.  To me, they look like Tribbles, those purring creatures from my favorite episode of Star Trek. Lion’s Mane mushrooms are delicious and meaty, though somewhat difficult to find.  If you […]

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Pimenton Roasted Lamb Shanks

An Albariño Wine Pairing Dinner

I recently received some samples of one of my favorite types of wine, some Albariños from Rías Baixas, Spain.  While traditional logic dictates that white wines be served with dishes that are lighter in flavor, I find the dry, complex citrus flavors of Albariños pair well with spicy foods.  The two bottles sampled were a […]

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