The Heritage Cook ® Sharing traditions, one recipe at a time! Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:00:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Chewy Double Chocolate Chunk Cookies (Gluten-Free) Recipe Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:00:11 +0000 This entry is part 78 of 78 in the series Gluten-Free



“The only stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-hell attitude.” –Julia Child


And with that quote in mind, in 2012 I dove into my very first gluten-free baking project, these wonderful cookies!


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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (Gluten-Free) Recipe Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:00:42 +0000 This entry is part 80 of 78 in the series Gluten-Free


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Photo courtesy of Ben Lobenstein of Amplify the Experience


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Nobody is perfect and everyone is human.


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Candy pearls, coconut, sliced almonds & powdered sugar make these donuts elegant!


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