Pamela's Gluten Free Recipes

Daily forays into the kitchen for 1 celiac, 1 vegetarian, and 2 carnivores

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Triple Chocolate Holiday Cookies

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

When Holiday baking, don’t you feel you have to raise the bar a bit? Everyday oatmeal craisin cookies, while good, feel like a Monday morning snack. banana bread, a great accompaniment to a bagged lunch. Even my best lemon ricotta cheesecake, which is a favorite for dinner parties, just doesn’t feel special enough. So, I made… Continue reading

Pecan Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar Pecan Crumble

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

I had an incredibly hard decision to make this week.  To which, I gave many hours of thought, did some web surfing looking for inspiration; and leafed through many, many old-fashioned books. If you ask me to bring dessert to Thanksgiving, I do not take that task lightly.  It’s crucial to the day, don’t you think?… Continue reading

Almond Cornmeal Cake with Candied Lemons

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

If you are anything like me, you would have tons of recipes bookmarked on your computer, a huge pinterest collection, cooking magazines with the edges of certain pages turned down for further reference and notes on scraps of paper that loosely resemble a recipe for this or that.   Strangely enough, this cake was not… Continue reading

Banana Crumb Cake with Chocolate Almond Streusel

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free, Vegetarian by Pamela

While my kitchen may be awash in various types of cookbooks, I rarely use them as intended.  For me, they are more of a resource.  I flip through the pages, linger over the fabulous photos, looking for inspiration rather than instruction — most days. However,  this recipe that Ina Garten created is cake perfection.  I followed the instructions… Continue reading

Dark Chocolate Flourless Cake

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free by Pamela

With Valentine’s Day looming, I want to declare my love of chocolate,  preferably dark chocolate. Really, really, good dark chocolate. My guy, also loves his chocolate, we are two peas in a pod that way.  So, my Valentine’s Day gift to him is this decadent flourless dark chocolate cake. Moist, rich, dense and irresistible.  A special… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Trail Mix Breakfast Cookies

Posted in Dessert, Gluten Free, Vegetarian by Pamela

While I would love to evoke the image of Enya music playing softly in the background, morning sun streaming through the windows, table beautifully set for a healthy breakfast.  That’s not really what happens here early in am.  More likely, it’s a mad dash to get something edible, and, yes healthy would be nice, into… Continue reading

Lemon Bars

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free, Vegetarian by Pamela

Yesterday, a rare occurence happened here.  Bunny asked me to bake her some lemon squares.  I love requests, she rarely asks for anything sweet, she is a salty crunchy girl that one. Give her a big old bag of chips, and she is in heaven. The boys, well, they are wired entirely different.  Apple pie, cakes, crumbles,… Continue reading

Raspberry Almond Squares

Posted in Dessert, Dinner Party, Gluten Free, Vegetarian by Pamela

I know that right now, I am not alone in wanting this %$#!!  winter to end already.  I am so done with big ugly warm boots, huge sweaters, hats, scarves and endlessly looking for the match to those really warm wool mittens. So here is some welcome relief:  The first day of spring is in… Continue reading