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50 Gluten Free Holiday Appetizers

50 Gluten-free Holiday Appetizer Recipes

I am in total disbelief that Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away.  This one is just sneaking right up on me, folks.  Normally by now I would have posted a few real-food holiday recipes, but due to an extremely busy semester and the ongoing chicken learning curve (I have spent more than a little […]

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Black Walnut Tassies (grain free)

Black Walnut Tassies (grain free)

Well I caved and had to do one more sweet for the season.  I’m going to blame my cooking friend Lucy, over at A Cook and Her Books, for posting her Macadamia-Rum Tassies.  They looked irresistible, so I promptly started working on a grain-free version.  It took a few batches (yeah, we have been eating […]

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Gluten Free Desserts

Gluten-Free Holiday Dessert Round Up

I’m getting ho ho horribly puffy from testing so many dessert recipes, and I am definitely in need of a little seasonal dessert detox.  I love making healthier sweets, but then of course we end up eating them, and even healthy sweets are not designed to be part of the daily diet.  So, I thought […]

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Vanilla Almond Fudge

Vanilla Almond Fudge

I associate fudge with the holidays and with tourist traps, and honestly, regular fudge is not my favorite thing.  Having sampled a lot of “famous” fudge around tourist areas, I pretty much always find it unbelievably, cloyingly sweet.  Then I discovered “fudge” made from coconut butter, and I make six or seven variations of this […]

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Cheese Fondue

Classic Cheese Fondue

Fondue is one of those participatory foods that makes for great party fare, and I find it ideal for New Year’s Eve.  It is impossible to avoid chatting up your neighbors while you are all dipping things into molten cheese.  Traditional fondue etiquette requires that any woman who drops a tidbit into the cheese must […]

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Saffron and Honey Rolls

Saffron and Honey Rolls

Before moving to Colorado I spent several years living in the Keweenaw Peninsula, in Michigan’s U.P.  Easily one of the most lovely places in the country, the U.P. is a special place for us and we try to make it back whenever possible.  Saffron bread is something that I associate with my years in the […]

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