Author Archives: Sue


It’s fall and that means German food is at the top of my cravings list. We’re celebrating Oktoberfest this Thursday (late, I know, but it takes time to sour meat) with the kids and one of the traditional sides with … Continue reading

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Fall Festivities

It’s been an interesting fall so far, and I thought I’d share at least the feel of it with a few videos: There have been snakes: Fire (from an earlier event but similar): Franco-Canadians: and Horns: I’ve got at least … Continue reading

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Pretzel Classes

I’m teaching Homemade Pretzels twice next week, on Monday, October 6th and Wednesday, October 8th. Both classes run 3:45 – 5:45 pm. If you are interested in attending just download the class registration form and drop it off at the … Continue reading

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Mushroom Goug?re (Gluten, Dairy Free)

I do a lot of gluten and dairy free cooking, both at school and home due to food allergies and sensitivities. One of the staff & student’s favorite dishes is a medley of mushrooms served within a savory Goug?re ring … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

Some days it seems as though it’s all I can do to maintain forward momentum. I have to remind myself that sometimes things come in baby steps and what’s critical is getting something done even if it isn’t precisely what … Continue reading

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Benny Drops

Just a heads up that we’ve begun updating client sites to WordPress 4.0 or the “Benny” release. As usual I’m all late and wrong about updating the site itself here, but I can confirm 4.0 is nifty and squashes some … Continue reading

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Creating a Link in WordPress

To create a link, select the text that you want as a link anchor by highlighting it with your mouse. Click the icon that looks like a paperclip (next to the left justify icon in the visual editor) and you’ll … Continue reading

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Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies 2 egg whites, room temperature 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup regular or superfine sugar (I use a bit less ? 1/2 cup ? they?re plenty sweet) 6 ounces … Continue reading

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Another of my favorite dairy and gluten free recipe adaptations this holiday season were spicy Krumkake cookies. These are shown unfilled/undipped, although I also did jam filled and chocolate dipped versions. Ingredients 1 C (200g) granulated sugar (I used the … Continue reading

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Basier Brunsli

These rich and crunchy cookies were the highlight of my cookie trays this year. In addition to being delicious, they’re naturally gluten and dairy free: Basier Brunsli (Chocolate Spice Cookies) Ingredients: 196g slivered almonds, toasted (~1.75 c) 4 oz 10x … Continue reading

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