Dominguez Canyon Jalapeno Peach Hot Sauce

Peach season has come ’round again. This year, we had such a hot and cold spring that early blossoming orchards in the North Fork Valley where I live have been mostly ill-fated. But to the west, on the Colorado – Utah border, peaches have popped. Luscious, organic peaches from Dominguez Canyon …. I love to…

Rose Tea Infused Deglet Noor Date Chocolate Fudge

How would you react if this platter of chocolate nirvana was set before you? With a huge smile and itchy fingers?? This dessert is a flamboyant hit. Perfect for a party, which I tried it out for last Sunday. And then, Wednesday night, too. It’s a crowd pleaser for sure. The idea came to me…

Dark Chocolate and Date Oat Flour Muffins

I had gone long weeks without any sweets – other than apples, bananas and carrots – and that was grand. But I was ready to bite into a cakey, muffiny pleasure. I must confess, in all my gluten free days, I had never baked with oat flour. To be sure, unless the oats be gluten…

Golden Beet Fritters with Pesto Greens and Smoked Paprika Cream

A golden beet is like the Sun underground. Don’t you think so? We’ve had a glorious amount of winter sun this January, but it still made me smile to cut into these earthy orbs today. Last year, early spring, I had an idea their scrumptious goldenness might be amazing made into pan fritters. Today is…

The Celestial Crepe

O! To the Yin and Yang of life! To these delicious GF crepes! Upon a closer look of this kitchen creation, a deep understanding of stars, orbits and all kinds of celestial goings on takes place when you behold. Do you doubt?! Look! True amazement in a humble crepe! I made just one yin yang crepe (the tail ends of…