Category Archives: Sweet Treats

Christmas Caramel

Caramel has been a holiday staple in my family for the past 14 years. Yes, that’s right. My mom has been making caramel every Christmas since 1998. (We lived next to an awesome Chef-Mom on an Air Base in Japan). The candy making … Continue reading

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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

A more appropriate name for these cookies, adapted from a gluten-free Betty Crocker recipe, is “Autumn Delights.” Fluffy, moist, and with just the right amount of sweetness, these treats will not last long once baked. They certainly did not in … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Cereal Bars

After I pour over my various monthly food magazines, C likes to flip through them and dog ear recipes he wants to eat. The vast majority of the time the recipes he selects are either fish or vegetable related, but … Continue reading

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Simply the Best Cherry Almond Frosting

My mom is my Cooking Hero. Growing up, frosting did not come from a jar found in the local grocery store baking aisle. Frosting was hand whipped in the kitchen from scratch, and my sisters and I fought over who … Continue reading

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Vegan Valentine Brownies

A more apt title for this blog post is “My Adventure in Vegan Baking.” While living in Boston a few years ago, one of my roommates spent a great deal of time in the kitchen (she has since graduated from … Continue reading

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