Monthly Archives: May 2013

Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars with Cookie Dough Frosting

I know I’m generally pretty positive about the things I post, not surprisingly, but this is by far the best thing I’ve made/eaten in months. The frosting is SO GOOD! I have eaten a pretty alarming amount of this in … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Cinnamon-Streusel Sour Cream Coffee Cake

This one uses boxed (gluten-free) cake mix, so you know it can’t be too complex. It makes two light coffee cakes that freeze well if you think you won’t get through both quickly enough. We talked about freezing one, but … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free Fudgy Brownie Cupcakes

This was my second attempt at gf brownie cupcake things, and this one was much better! (No, you didn’t miss the first one, it didn’t even get posted. Blech.) It’s plenty chocolatey, and doesn’t have any gritty/grainy-ness some gf baked … Continue reading

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Orange Bars

I bookmarked this one some incomprehensible number of years ago after a search for picnic-able desserts, but never got around to it until this week. Sadly, I did not take this on a picnic, but if it’s less rainy where … Continue reading

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Baked Quinoa Chicken Parmesan

In so many quinoa-based dishes, I like it at first but get sick of the texture halfway through the meal. With this one, though, that never became an issue. I don’t know if it’s because the quinoa is cooked twice, … Continue reading

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Cheesy Quinoa Cakes

Tasty crispy little cakes I made yesterday with my friend Jani. She’s moving away this weekend, to which I can only say: Boo! But at least we had time to make one more good thing together! Ingredients: Quinoa Cakes: 2 … Continue reading

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That’s like brownies, but lemon flavored, if you couldn’t figure it out. Different from how I picture lemon bars, as they don’t have a crust or a sort or smooshy layer, but they do have plenty of lemon flavor! Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Tri-Layered Vegetable “Meatloaf”

This dish is called polpettone di fagiolini, which as close as I can figure out basically means meatloaf of green beans. About right, but with a few more veggies! It’s a really nice looking dish that, like so many others, … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies

This week’s batch of cookies for my floor hockey team! I tore the house apart several times trying to find my camera, and finally gave up and just used my cell phone to take the pictures for this. Shortly after … Continue reading

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Banana Butterfinger Cake

A flavor combination that I decided recently makes tons of sense to me, Butterfingers and bananas. My only complaint is I should have doubled the amount of Butterfingers! (Which I have done in the recipe below, so don’t re-double. Or … Continue reading

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