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Dessert

Ancho Chili Chocolate Pecan Pie

Ancho Chili Chocolate Pecan Pie

This is our go-to pie.  No.  It isn’t sugar-free or dairy-free or wheat-free, but we still eat it guilt-free once a year and it is pretty much the only pie we crave.  The ancho chili brings out the flavor of the chocolate, kind of like […]

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Flourless Chocolate Torte

Mmmm… This is my go to rich chocolate dessert for special occasions. It makes me so happy that it’s gluten free, but not pretending to be something else. Just dense, wonderful, chocolate love.  We like to decorate the top with fresh raspberries and I personally […]

Fresh Berry Easter Egg Cake

Fresh Berry Easter Egg Cake

A few summers ago we were lucky enough to have our friends the Auernigs’ with us for the fourth of July at the beach. It was such a memorable fourth and that was partly because of the Flag version of this cake that Anne showed […]