Yam Pie with Maple Creme Anglaise

Crust – gluten free 1 bag of gluten free ginger snap cookies 3 Tbsp. brown sugar 3-4 Tbsp. butter, melted Pie Filling Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Place the yams directly on the oven rack on a piece of foil, as it will ooze. Bake the yams…

Irish Cream Cheesecake

Everyone must know by now how much my family likes cheesecake, so I make at least one a week.  Seriously, at least one.  I also like to try different flavors.  This one is quite tasty and I must admit the idea to use Irish Cream came after I already added the heavy cream, so please…

Lemon Curd

To me, a curd is lumpy, but not this recipe for traditional lemon curd. This is smooth and lemony without being overly tart. It is great on desserts, cookies, waffles and in hot tea (try it!). It is quite nice to have on hand and can be added to sauces for a citrus kick or in your salad dressings. It is also rather tasty from a spoon.

Candied Walnuts, Pecans work great too, gf

These nuts are fantastically versatile, I use warm winter spices at Christmas and for the boat in the summer I spice them with some heat and salt, which makes the beer even tastier.  You’re in the mood for some Asian food?  Substitute the spices with some Chinese Five Spice with the sugar base.  Yummy.  Oh,…