Category Archive: Gluten-free

Delicata Squash and Sausage Crostata

I was visiting my great aunt which always means fun cooking projects. This time she had a beautiful delicata squash in her fridge that she wanted to feature somehow. Some lenghty googling and… Continue reading

Chickpea Flour Pumpkin Bread with Bacon Grease

I had a can of pumpkin burning a hole in my cabinet. And I had this bacon grease from a time when friends came over and made bacon and I saved the grease… Continue reading

Funny Pasta

As we enter into the darker part of the year, a friend invited me to a feast in honor of our ancestors. One part of it was to bring a dish that reminded… Continue reading

Informed Voter Tomato Tart

Last night my friends had a pot luck to research and discuss the many people and measures on the Oakland ballot so that we would be ready for Tuesday. I decided I wanted… Continue reading

Stir-Fried Noodles with Chinese Five Spice Sausage

There’s this awesome spice shop near where I live and I just bought some spices there, including Chinese Five Spice, which came with this lovely little recipe! So I tried it… Totally good,… Continue reading

Japanese Quick Pickled Cucumbers

The inspiration for this one was: 1) I was having folks over for dinner and every dish I had planned was (miraculously) regionally cohesive, but I needed an appetizer. 2) There’s this restaurant… Continue reading

Chili Garlic Leek Toast

Leeks!! I had two halves left over from my soup, and I’m heading out of town so I had not much else… but I have toast! And almost everything else for this recipe… Continue reading

Gluten Free Croissants

Not easy, but doable! Because this was pretty successful, and there were a number of things stacked against me: I have never made puff pastry before – even the gluten kind (although I… Continue reading

Grain-free Crepes: 6-way Taste Test!

I really want to make a crepe cake. I’ve wanted to make one forever and just haven’t. Well, the holidays are coming, and it’s time!  But which type of crepe to use??? Let… Continue reading

Orange Almond Flour Chia Seed Muffins

  So good that I couldn’t not blog! I have now made them twice, which is a rare occurrence for me. They kind of taste like lemon poppyseed muffins – except they’re orange chia… Continue reading