Apple Tart with Salted Caramel by Amy Roth Photo

Gluten-Free Salted Caramel Apple Tart

I'm not sure what came over me last weekend, but the idea of a salted caramel apple tart just worked its way into my imagination and wouldn't let go. It was entirely too specific to be denied — an apple tart would've been fine, even an apple crisp, but this HAD to have salted caramel, and had to … Continue reading

One of Us! One of Us!

I'm generally immune to the pumpkin-washed hysteria that grips the popular imagination this time of year. I figure there's plenty of time for that sort of thing before we see pretty, leafy produce again next spring. Plus, it's just kinda gross. (I'm looking right at you, pumpkin-flavored coffee.) … Continue reading

Sunday Dinner

Sometimes it's best just to keep things simple, especially when trick-or-treating starts before 4pm around here. Zuni roast chicken, mixed greens salad with parm & persimmon and sautéed mixed mushrooms. recipe (and doggie Halloween pics) after the jump … Continue reading

A Very Special Mid-Week Post

< cue swelling strings > OK, it's not really special at all -- just a garden-variety post -- but if you've been here before, you'll know I only update once a week at most. This is me trying to be better about that sort of thing. Another change for the better? Instead of my annual … Continue reading

They call me “Tater Soup”

I found myself at home mid-week trying to sleep off a sinus infection, but got bored with all of that lying about after a while. (This development is disturbing to me, since I used to be quite happy lazing the day away, watching trashy TV and napping. When did I turn into my dad, needing a … Continue reading