Category Archives: Baking

Mini Coconut Layer Cake Vegan Buttercream Frosting

When Therese’s birthday came around last October, she started talking about how she wanted me to make her a coconut cake.  It took me a while to find the time (and ingredients) to do so, but what I came up … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Viennese Apple Strudel Brings Many Smiles

I love baking, and so I am always looking for new things to try my baking hand at.  Recently, it became clear to us that I had yet to try any recipes from the cookbook I bought when we were … Continue reading

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Rouen Cathedral Gros-Horloge Bookend La Rose des Vents Snack Lunch

We couldn’t have Faith visit Rouen and not see the city’s two most famous and most wonderful sights, Rouen’s Notre Dame Cathedral and the Gros-Horloge.  And we also couldn’t have her come and not take to our favorite lunch restaurant, … Continue reading

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Prohibition Bakery Cookbook Provides Late Valentine’s Day Delights

Anyone who was in New York City and thereabouts for the weekend of Valentine’s Day 2016 knows there was an unbelievable Arctic snap of below zero temperatures and all that accompanies that.  Therese and I gamely went out the night … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Cherry and Blueberry Puff Pastry Strudel Crossovers

I had bought a bunch of different berries lately, and so to make the best use of them it came to me: it’s time to make Strudel!  And upon researching recipes, I decided that the best thing to do was … Continue reading

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Winter Storm Jonas Brings a Blizzard of Dairy Free Delights

What were you doing during last weekend’s blizzard, the so-called Winter Storm Jonas?  Binge-watching some favorite tv show?  Sleeping late and then lying around most of the day?  Checking in on tv and internet news to get the latest updates … Continue reading

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Dairy Free Milk Alternatives

Nowadays there is much debate over which is the best of the various dairy free milk alternatives.  I don’t wish to repeat the information that is already out there; for example, I will not be telling you which are the … Continue reading

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