Category Archives: Baked Goods

Savory Gluten-Free Tapioca, Oat & Buckwheat Bread

Contains:  Eggs, nightshades (as seasoning)  Is: Gluten-free, vegetarian, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free.  Out of a challenge with a group of friends, we needed to make dishes with unexpected substitutions.  Yes, if you are doing this sort of thing often, you may … Continue reading

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Puff Pastry Greek-Style Scallop Appetizers and Mini-Pie

Contains:  Shellfish, wheat, gluten, optional nightshade.  Is:  A recipe for Fish Friday Foodies.   This continues my Greek month.  I am taking a couple of liberties on this dish (so this one is Greek-inspired, rather than full-fledged Greek).  But I … Continue reading

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Bugs in Your Flour & Grains? And, a Removable Label Idea

Not going to be-labor this post. If you live where winter is a thing – with degree days below freezing – here’s a handy hint: Collect your flour and rice and meal (including tapioca and arrowroot flours you have for … Continue reading

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Scottish Shortbread, for Hogmanay

Contains:  Wheat, gluten, added sugars.  Is: A dessert, nut free.   This is also one of the few desserts in the category of cakes or cookies or pastries that I can eat upon being sourced from a commercial resource (although … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day: Pear Upside Down Cake with Buttermilk

Contains:  Gluten, dairy, sugar.   Is:  Vegetarian I went surfing to find a good use for leftover buttermilk, that I’d purchased to make a recipe you’ll be seeing in (yes) March.  (I also used some for buckwheat pancakes.) I came … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Chocolate Buckwheat-Oatmeal Cookies, with Maple Syrup, Gluten-Free

Yeah, I know, what a combination! I was gifted with a batch of fresh rhubarb, and decided I wanted to make cookies.  Gluten-free ones.   As I’ll admit, I don’t need to be gluten-free, but I like supporting my readership … Continue reading

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Banana Strawberry Cake (this version contains gluten)

Yes, I used regular wheat-based flour in this recipe, a dessert for a crowd here this past Saturday.  I will adapt, if possible, down the road, for an oat or buckwheat recipe without gluten, and post the follow-up then.  (Assuming … Continue reading

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Oatmeal Apple Mini-Muffins

Hmm, this is the first time I’ve baked (as in the dessert category) anything since at least June 3, 2011, which was when I posted that last endeavor, a squash and blueberry muffin, made with almond meal instead of grains. I … Continue reading

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Local, Green, Sustainable, or Something: Breakfasts & Brunches

Commentary on morning visits to two sustainable-food restaurants Community Table and Green Granary  The sign said: “Ct Community Table“ It was fall, and I was speeding up north on Route 202 either to go to Massachusetts, or to visit the … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Muffins with Almond Meal, Squash and Blueberries

Yep, another bake sale.  I like baking, I just don’t want to be stuck with all the results (on my hips or elsewhere), so a bake sale is a fun way to let this outlet bear fruit. I’m an occasional … Continue reading

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