Laura’s Candy Cane Cookies

December 16, 2021

I’m not a big candy person. I love baked goods, pies, cakes, patisserie — you name it. Candy, however, has never been my thing. On Halloween, I was the kid […]

Laura’s Linzer Cookies

December 2, 2021

I love Linzer cookies. Why do I love Linzer cookies? Well, let me tell you. One, is because there is jam in them and I love jam. Jam is essentially […]

Laura’s Mediterranean Orzo

November 18, 2021

I love pasta. I do. Is it my favorite food in the world? There is a strong possibility that the answer to that question is yes. Is it also difficult […]

Laura’s Lemon Curd: Perfect Gift for the Holidays

November 4, 2021

I have always loved lemons. The scent, the taste, the flavors it can amplify. Lemon really is a magical fruit for baking. Lemon zest amps up cookies, lemon juice goes perfectly […]

From SIFT: Butternut Squash Bisque, Perfect for Fall and Year Round

October 21, 2021

Typically thought of as a fall food, butternut squash is something that can and should be enjoyed all year round. This Butternut Squash Bisque comes together so easily it would […]

Gluten-free Recipe from Sift: Fish Stew

September 30, 2021

Fish soup has an interesting story in my family. My great-grandmother sadly suffered a head injury and was never the same afterwards. Paranoia, fear and mild insanity were all commonplace. […]

Gluten-Free Recipes from Sift: Baked Apple Cider Donuts

September 16, 2021

Before living in the U.S., I had never heard of baked apple cider donuts. I grew up with crazy accessibility to donuts or “doughnuts” (thank you, Tim Hortons). I remember […]

Gluten-Free Recipe from Sift: Peach Frangipane Tart

September 2, 2021

Few things taste better than a peach in season. Top it off with cinnamon sugar, and add the sweetness from the frangipane, and… oh man. You’re in Great British Bake-Off […]

Recipe from Sift: Summer Classic Tomato Tart

August 19, 2021

Summer Classic: A Gluten-Free Recipe for Tomato Tart Welcome to Sift. I help home bakers and cooks achieve impressive and delicious recipes. You and your guests will be asking, “are […]