Es’s Gluten Free Lemon and Maple Syrup Mini Bundt Cake

Ingredients: 200g soft/room temperature unsalted butter ½ cup super fine/berry sugar 75ml maple syrup 5ml pure lemon extract Grated rind of 2 lemons 4 XL eggs 200g Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour (I used Enjoy Life) 1½ tsp baking powder ¼ tsp salt 30ml lemon juice (½ lemon) ±15-20 drops yellow food coloring (optional) Icing/confectioners sugar … More Es’s Gluten Free Lemon and Maple Syrup Mini Bundt Cake

Guest Submission: Es’s Gluten Free Vegan Cake Pan Release Mixture

You never have to worry about having cake disasters again Ingredients ½ cup Gluten Free 1 to 1 Baking Flour (Bob’s Red Mill) ½ cup Crisco All vegetable shortening ½ cup 100% Pure Canola oil Note:  When baking a chocolate cake, use ¼ cup cocoa powder and ¼ cup baking flour. Instructions In a small mixing … More Guest Submission: Es’s Gluten Free Vegan Cake Pan Release Mixture

Guest submission: Es’s Tip – Grinding of Coffee beans with a drop of water

I am sure you may know this, but I find it so handy that I wanted to share this tip with you all.     As we are coffee-holics we like a decent cup of  coffee. We buy bags of coffee beans and grind them as we use it to make a fresh cup of coffee. … More Guest submission: Es’s Tip – Grinding of Coffee beans with a drop of water

Guest Submission: Es’s Homemade Baked Cheese Crisps

Make awesome crunchy cheese crisps with just a few ingredients (or just one) and a few minutes. Ingredients Cheese Optional – herbs or spices. I sprinkled some dried parsley, rosemary and thyme. Instructions Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking sheet with PARCHMENT paper (Do not try anything else) I used Cracker … More Guest Submission: Es’s Homemade Baked Cheese Crisps

Guest Submission: Es’s Pork Stir-Fry with Baby Bok Choy

Ingredients 1 lb pork tenderloin 3 Tbs soy sauce 1½ Tbs teriyaki marinade 1½ tsp golden brown sugar 1½ tsp maiziena / cornstarch Freshly ground black pepper to taste Enough VOO (virgin olive oil) to lightly coat the wok 3-4 medium minced cloves of garlic 1-2 Tbs grated fresh ginger 4 medium white button mushrooms, … More Guest Submission: Es’s Pork Stir-Fry with Baby Bok Choy

Guest Submission: Grandmother’s Canned fruit

I’ll never forget sitting in my grandparent’s kitchen while family all around laughed and conversed with one another. I sat, a young observer, watching life whirl around me. I sat with an empty bowl and spoon, waiting for grandma to notice. Of course she did. She swooped down on me, earrings jangling, “Dear you have … More Guest Submission: Grandmother’s Canned fruit

Guest Submission: Nana’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Growing up, my mother made the best oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. They were huge. Each one had to be the size of a grown man’s hand. And they were always soft, even when the outside layer crackled when you bit into it. As an adult I’ve still got this childhood obsession with this cookie. I’ve … More Guest Submission: Nana’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies