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Black Forest Cake: Grain & Gluten Free

 

Black Forest cake originated in Germany, with the literal name Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, or, “Black Forest Cherry Tort.” In Germany, the cake cannot legally be marketed as Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte unless it includes the mandatory ingredient of Kirschwasser, a clear liquor distilled from tart cherries.   Here’s how she starts it: Halving and pitting 3 lbs of cherries, soaked overnight… Read more »

Unique Summer Smoothies

 

  Maybe you have an abundant fruit tree in your yard or you’re looking to make the most of summer fruits when they’re at their peak flavor and best price. Maybe you just love smoothies. Whatever the reason, here are three unique recipes that feature the season’s finest. Peach Mint Smoothie 2 cups sliced peaches… Read more »

Homemade BBQ Sauce

 

Homemade BBQ Sauce Makes about 1 cup Ingredients: ½ cup apple juice ¼ cup tomato paste 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 tablespoon tamari 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1 teaspoon onion powder ½ teaspoon chili powder (double if you like it spicier) ½ teaspoon sea salt ½… Read more »