In the Deep South at the turn of the century, vinegar was added to pie crusts to get that unmistakably flakey finish. As time passed, spirits became a popular substitute because of the flavor it would impart, and because the alcohol would burn off during the baking process. This gluten-free chocolate cream pie is an homage to this tradition, made with the only certified gluten-free vodka in America—Tito’s Handmade Vodka.
The cutest Gingerbread Cookies from my friends at Bakery Lorraine in San Antonio! Enjoy!
Hey gang! A quick note on pairing wine with your favorite sweets. It can be a challenge, but not so much if you remember a few simple rules. Generally speaking, your dessert wine should be…
One couple’s passion for all things Parisian will turn your diet upside down! Magnificent macarons and more at Bakery Lorraine. The lunch menu is also fabulous – farm fresh sandwiches & salads with an epicurean edge.
We hit the road for famous gourmet country fare at Mac & Ernie’s! Then, Parisian pastries and more French-inspired goodies from Bakery Lorraine. And Manor House is finally open for lunch–after 30 YEARS no less!
Delicious dining in EPISODE 10! On deck- a gem for gourmet in the Hill Country, Parisian pastries in the Alamo City & an historic Houston home re-opened–with eats!
Keep things locked right here for our brand new TV series airing weekly on Saturdays @ 6pm on WOAI. We introduce you to some tempting cuisine, sure, but our show is really about the people behind it…
If you’re doing the gluten-free diet, or circumstances in life have steered you in that direction, there’s a really cool cookbook I found with amazing recipes for the savory and the sweet. Finally, gluten-free baking knows no bounds!
Going gluten-free is a big deal….whether it’s a lifestyle choice or out of necessity. From pastries to pasta, more and more products are jumping aboard the gluten-free bandwagon. This week we’re sampling some of these treats paired with gluten-free wines!
These jelly-filled donuts from chef/founder Karen Morgan of Blackbird Bakery are plump, gooey and gluten-free! Fried dough filled so abundantly that the result explodes with flavor – literally! These guys are extra yummy, stuffed with pastry cream, store-bought lemon curd, or Nutella.