April 07, 2015
Here’s a simple and easy-to-put-together dish that gets its great taste from fresh vegetables and basil, snappy extra-virgin olive oil, and truly delectable pasta. Barilla is one of my favorite gluten-free pastas, but I recently discovered Power Pasta at a gluten-free festival in Austin, and I developed this recipe to show it off.
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April 02, 2015
For a stunning finale to Easter dinner, or another special meal, present this luxurious dessert. Tangy lemon curd and whipped cream make a sumptuous filling and topping for the delicate almond sponge cake, and fresh berries are a beautiful embellishment.
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February 13, 2015
I created this dazzling dessert for my Valentine, Steve! It was last year while I was working on my new book, Gluten-Free Baking. Steve loves almost any goodie that features lemons. These cardamom-scented meringue nests are ethereal and crunchy with a not-too-sweet, not-too-rich yogurt and Meyer lemon curd filling—a perfect, naturally gluten-free finale for a festive meal.
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February 12, 2015
For Valentine’s Day dinner we’ll be feasting on tender egg fettuccini crowned with luxurious wild mushrooms and Parmigiano-Reggiano. The last few years we’ve gone out to dinner at Farmshop, one of our favorite restaurants, but this year we decided to avoid the Saturday night, special-occasion crowds and the always-challenging Los Angeles traffic.
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February 06, 2015
The exciting Middle Eastern flavors I’ve been learning about in Yotam Ottolenghi’s newest book, Plenty More, and Persiana, by Sabrina Ghayour, are frequently working their way into our dinners. A great example is this easy-to-prepare fish recipe I created after reading the books. It’s seasoned with a few familiar spices that taste exotic when combined, and a creamy Greek yogurt, olive oil, and dill sauce adds luxuriousness.
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