Homemade Bourbon Vanilla Extract

Homemade Bourbon Vanilla Extract

I recently returned from the most amazing vacation to Mexico. It was beautiful and incredibly relaxing. Best week ever. While we were there, we picked up a bunch of little bottles of vanilla extract (careful not to buy any that contains tonka bean extract, which...
Almond Shortbread Cookies

Almond Shortbread Cookies

I received a very important question on my facebook page the other day: Do you have any gluten free bakery recipes? Using real food? I am sick of all the gluten free desserts that are loaded up with other junk. I completely agree! Cutting out or eliminating gluten can...
The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg and Egg Salad

The Perfect Hard Boiled Egg and Egg Salad

The perfect hard boiled egg. So easy in theory, yet it can easily (and so often does) end up undercooked, or overcooked with that unappetizing green ring around it. The beauty of a perfectly cooked egg gets my stomach rumbling, so let’s begin! Place the eggs* in a pot...
Strawberry Balsamic Sorbet

Strawberry Balsamic Sorbet

After my post on Five Spice Banana Cream, I received many emails asking for more satisfying and nourishing desserts, that are quick and easy to make. I love making sorbet with frozen fruit; it is so tasty and easy. The weather has started to been getting warm up here...
Five Spice Banana Cream

Five Spice Banana Cream

A few weeks ago, I received the following email from Dana G: “Stacy, please help. I have just found that I am allergic to gluten, nuts, eggs, chocolate, corn, avocado and dairy. I feel like I can’t eat anything and I miss dessert! Can you give me a quick...
Vanilla Bean and Gurer Payesh (Rice Pudding)

Vanilla Bean and Gurer Payesh (Rice Pudding)

Over New Years, K and I went to Seattle to stay with his family. His mom (who makes unbelievable mouth watering Bengali dishes) gave me short grain rice and gur from India to make payesh. She said to make it for a special occasion. I decided to make it for my day off,...

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