This time of year we have an abundance of oranges. Santa always leaves oranges in the toes of our stockings plus our tree in the backyard decides to show off with amazing oranges. This recipe for a gluten free orange cranberry quick bread makes good use of those oranges as well as cranberries which are so plentiful these days.
I really had no intention of making cupcakes this close to Thanksgiving. After all, I have pies to bake, a turkey to stuff, rolls to make and a thousand other things on my to-do list.
One of those things was to pick the perfect cocktail for Thanksgiving. So I surveyed some people and got a lot of answers that said “an Old Fashion.” I have never had one so I looked up the recipe and my mind starting to take off in another direction. I have a sort of obsession with turning cocktails into gluten free cupcakes
To be an amazing, paparazzi-hounded, supersonic, gluten free dessert-making rock star you don’t need thousands of recipes. All you need are a handful of basic recipes and techniques you have mastered.
Nor do you need to go buy unusual, expensive, and hard to find ingredients. At least not if you master a few naturally gluten free recipes.
This recipe includes not one but two of what I consider basic recipes well worth learning – meringue and citrus curd.
Meringue can be used to
A simple holiday appetizer with all the flavors of a holiday meal and none of the work! Also great for an easy weeknight dinner. Dairy free
A healthier, lighter, gluten free recipe for a mall favorite, Orange Chicken. Grilling cuts the fat and calories and ups the flavor!
A simple elegant gluten free recipe for grilled swordfish with orange and fennel salad. Easy enough for everyday and fancy enough for a dinner party. (Plus the new grill master in my family!)