Gluten-Free Lemon Bars

One of my resolutions for 2013 is to make friends in my new hometown, so I joined Louisville’s Society of Badass Bakers on Meetup. The...

Giant Sandwich

Summer Eats: The Classic BLT

The genius of the sandwich is multifaceted. First, no utensils required. This applies not only to consuming the meal but to transporting it as well. Wrap it in a napkin and you've got lunch and your lap covered.


Summer Eats: Brown Rice Salad with Creamy Parsley Dressing

This is my favorite summer staple and, along with homemade hummus, I try to keep some in the refrigerator all summer long. My mother used to pack it in my school lunch, ensuring open-mouthed stares from the other children at the lunch table. It is taken from one of her Macrobiotic cookbooks from the early 80s, the title of which has long since escaped me.


Summer Eats: Strawberry Citrus Sorbet

STRAWBERRY CITRUS SORBET is adapted from the recipe for Citrus Sorbet in Francois Payard’s Simply Sensational Desserts. I make it every summer, all summer long. And it was my go-to dessert while I lost weight on Weight Watchers.


Apple-Gingerbread Dumplings

I was given The Art and Soul of Baking for my last birthday and I love it!! It focuses on the fundamentals of baking (from the school of the French masters) and extends that artistry to that nostalgic American as Apple Pie taste and Midwestern feel. Bravo! My maiden voyage: apple-gingerbread dumplings with custom cutter finishes for my own personal apple dumpling gang!