Posts Tagged ‘baking’
Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies
Cookies & Bars • Tags: baking, chocolate chip cookie recipe, dessert, gluten-free cookies, Walt Disney World
It is always great when we can sit back and feature a guest post from a fellow food enthusiast. This is actually the first of two posts for the month. Today, travel writer and food lover Kendra Thornton shares a gluten-free cookie recipe. If you search around for Kendra online, you’ll find that she does not have a food blog, but she has submitted several guest postings for other bloggers. Her recipes tend to be inspired by travels, and both Amir and I understand what it is like to keep the memory of a great meal or snack in your back pocket until you return home. It is always nice to relive a vacation through food. This time, Kendra’s gluten-free dessert is a tribute to one of her trips to Walt Disney World.
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Drinks • Tags: almond milk, baking, Breakfast, dates, homemade, natural sweeteners, vegan
We like to do a lot of things from scratch. That’s why kneading bread, rolling out pie dough, and beating cream into fluffy soft peaks is fun for us. We like to be hands on with foods and figure out how they work. And how they work best. That’s why you see a bowl of ground, watery nuts above. That, friends, is almond pulp. It is what you’ll find left behind if you make your own almond milk. Maybe you’re wondering to yourself, ‘Self, why are these guys making almond milk when it’s at the store?’ Well, there are lots of things that just seem easy to do by hand, so why not do them. At least once. If it’s not worth the time, effort or cost, then feel free to buy it. But at least you can say you’ve tried to do it. And that, friends, is the only answer we can give.
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Breads & Muffins • Tags: baking, biscuit, buttermilk, Southern, weekend
There are really great things about waking up in the morning on the weekend: knowing it’s a Saturday or Sunday and you don’t have to go to work, staying in bed past 9:00 am because you can and smelling something baking. Someone once said the best part of waking up was Folgers in your cup, but we think the best part of waking up is arising to the scent of someone cooking in the kitchen. We’ve made biscuits before, but these are purely unadulterated. Eat them plain or add butter, honey or jam. They are most definitely a great way to usher in a good morning.
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