Category Archives: Dairy Free

PB Pavlova

I hear it’s sacrilege, but that hasn’t stopped my oven before… Coming from a fluffernutter culture, meringue and peanut butter make an intriguing combination I’ve been having fun experimenting with. In this case, I went for a pavlova with a … Continue reading

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Chocolate Swiss Meringue Roses

Pssst – you can pipe Italian and Swiss meringue pretty much like piping butter cream… Pass it on I keep falling in love with meringues in new ways. I wanted to do something easy for a recent event, but be … Continue reading

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Star Wars Death Star Pie

I’ll admit it. I get bored easily. That’s annoyed a lot of people over the years, but in the interests of using my powers for good, here’s some fun I had with a standard apple pie. Star Wars is always … Continue reading

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Applesauce and Resourcefulness

This week’s farm pick-up landed me a small cache of less-than-gorgeous apples: an invitation to make applesauce! Call me lazy. Call me a minimalist, but I just cut them and plopped them in the slow cooker. Nothing else really seemed … Continue reading

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Non-alcoholic Mint Julep Syrup

I love the flavor of mint juleps – that muddled, chilled mix of fresh mint, bourbon and sugar – but I tend not to want the alcohol when I’m looking for a light refreshment during the day. Living in the … Continue reading

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Herbal Syrups

Guilty Confession Sometimes I get bored with water. Still, I don’t want to drink too much soda for health reasons. Now, I’ve landed on a pretty good compromise when I’m looking for some novel refreshment: homemade herbal syrups. I love … Continue reading

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Zucchini Pasta Trial

I’m the only one in my house who likes zucchini. I have to hide it *really well* for the guys to tolerate it, and – quite frankly – I don’t have a lot of the time and willpower for properly … Continue reading

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