Tag Archive: holiday

Blueberry Country Cobbler

Baby, it’s cold outside. This is the kind of wintry weather that puts me in the mood for mittens and scarves, lights hung upon the trees, and holiday desserts served piping hot, right… Continue reading

Eyeball Pudding Pie

It’s that spooky, ghoulish, creepy time of year again… when the question on everyone’s lips is “What are you going to be this year?” My kids make their decision early since their doting… Continue reading

Pumpkin Apple Pot Pie

As many Americans prepare to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday this week, I’ve been receiving lots of questions about how to prepare a vegan Thanksgiving spread. Lots of folks are looking to replace the… Continue reading

Glazed Lemon Bundt Cake with Apple Pomegranate Streusel

When a neighbor hands you lemons, bake a cake with them! We were the recipients of a bountiful haul of lemons from our neighbor’s tree. I had just been away for a week-long… Continue reading

Spooky Sushi!

Happy Halloween you frightful foodies! The goblins and ghouls (or should I say Captain Americas and Elsas) are getting ready to hit the town and with all that candy strewn¬†about, it’s great to… Continue reading

Cinnamon Glazed Brussels Sprouts

Autumn is here and with it, all the delicious cooler-weather produce. We just had persimmons for dessert last night and my oven has been hard at work roasting all kinds of root vegetables.… Continue reading

Lavender Shortbread Cookies with Chocolate Creme

Ah, the sandwich cookie. It’s like three desserts in one. The top, the bottom, the filling… what to eat first? My family members approach this dilemma in a variety of ways.¬†My husband pops… Continue reading

Crunch Candy Bars

Spring is in the air! Here’s a sweet, adorable treat for you to share with family and friends. They would be especially cute at your Easter brunch table. I was inspired by these… Continue reading

Mini Deep Dish Apple-Pomegranate Pies

Whether you’re into the whole Valentine’s Day thing or not, who can resist a sweet, miniature, piping hot pie, topped with a little bit of love? These little pies are the perfect treat… Continue reading

Chinese Red Bean Soup Dessert

Gong Hey Fat Choy! It’s the Year of the Horse — my year! To all the other horses out there: do you feel like you embody the traits of the equine zodiac sign?… Continue reading

Gluten-Free Chocolate Strawberry Cupcakes

One of my favorite places to visit is the Whole Spice Napa Valley storefront in the Oxbow Public Market in Napa. I could stare at their shelves for hours, row after row of… Continue reading

Roasted Root Jewels

When you have two little girls in the house, just uttering the word “jewels” gets you 100 percent of their attention. I don’t need to tell you that this flavorful, colorful dish was… Continue reading