2012 Holiday Collection: Gluten-Free Date-Walnut Logs

My mom had a standard repertoire at Christmas that included a date-walnut cookie that has since become one of my own Christmas standards. This moist, dense cookie is sweetened with dates, coconut and brown sugar. It is gluten-free, giving you another tasty option for people with celiac disease. This recipe is in my book Gluten Free Cookies. Continue Reading →

2012 Holiday Collection: Chez Panisse Gingersnaps

I randomly found this recipe of Chez Panisse Gingersnaps. Chez Panisse is a Berkeley, California restaurant, known as the birthplace of California cuisine. Alice Waters is one of the co-founders. It grew out of Waters’ interest in using fresh, locally grown ingredients on the restaurant menu. This recipe is from The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution (Clarkson Potter) by Alice Waters. Continue Reading →