Author Archives: abitofsalt

Dreamy Dairy-free Lemon “Crème” Brûlée with Fresh Berries

We had just finished picking like a gagillion berries from a local organic farm (shout out to Whitley Farms in Sharpsburg, GA), so I had to find something special to make with them. I’ve been mentally masticating on custards lately. … Continue reading

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Hello Summer Strawberry Rhubarb and Oat Scones (Gluten-free)

Strawberries have been coming to the end of their season as summer comes into full swing and the stores have been full of bright red, perfectly ripe and sweet strawberries. We couldn’t resist buying two quarts. To boot, rhubarb was … Continue reading

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Charoset and Horseradish Passover Cupcakes

This year I was invited to my first seder. It was a Passover seder. What an awesome experience! And such an honor to have been invited – thank you Abby and Steve for letting us crash it with my mom … Continue reading

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Spicy Carrot Top Kimchi

This year, I am exploring my love (and ability) for all things fermented. So far, Monkey Man and I have made a few different varieties of kombucha, and I have a few different varieties of gluten-free levains going in the … Continue reading

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Facing Your Dreams (Why A Chemist Becomes A Baker)

I’ve loved science from the beginning. It’s pretty much been a love/love relationship from the start. My mom tells this story about how, when I was 1 ½ years old, I learned how to climb out of my crib one … Continue reading

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Tired of Pumpkin? Try Spiced Clementine Cake with Rum Soaked Dried Fruit Sauce

To me, Thanksgiving is all about pumpkin pie. Really. I could pass up on just about everything else (exception = mashed potatoes) but I live for pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. Growing up my mom and grandmother made three types of … Continue reading

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Savory Meets a Little Sweet – Creamy Carrot and Butternut Squash Soup

This is the time of year where all things squash, pumpkin, and allspice seem to hit the shelves of the grocery store (and every other store for that matter!). Now, don’t get me wrong, I am not complaining. I love … Continue reading

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