The Heritage Cook ® Sharing traditions, one recipe at a time! Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:00:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Fried Cheese Fingers with Spicy Bloody Dip (Gluten-Free) Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:00:44 +0000 This entry is part of 12 in the series Gourmet Garden

You know the cheese has melted when you see small drops coming out of the ends of the sticks



Happy Halloween everyone! Today, as part of the Food Network’s #FallFest, we are celebrating the greatest costume party in the nation. I [...]]]> 3 Chocolate, Maple and Candied Bacon – Score! (Gluten-Free) Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:00:05 +0000 This entry is part 1 of 226 in the series Chocolate Mondays


Chocolate, in any form, is The Artist’s favorite treat. He would live on nothing but chocolate if he had his way. Too bad our bodies require additional nutrients! He, more than anyone, has benefited from our weekly Chocolate Mondays. As [...]]]> 3 Pumpkin Pie without the Crust Recipe (Gluten-Free) Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:44 +0000 This entry is part 94 of 95 in the series Holiday Foods


If you love pumpkin pie but hate baking or if pie crusts give you the heebie-jeebies, this dessert will be your salvation during the hectic holiday season!

This is such an easy dessert to make, it would the [...]]]> 4 Double Vanilla Cheesecake with Chocolate Sauce Recipe (Gluten-Free) Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:57 +0000 This entry is part 226 of 226 in the series Chocolate Mondays


I love cheesecake but I hate making it. Yep, that’s right. Cheesecake is not my idea of a fun baking adventure and the main reason is the water bath usually required. It is a pain to wrap the pan with foil [...]]]> 4 Harvest Maple Carrots and Apples Recipe (Gluten-Free) Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:00:58 +0000 This entry is part 95 of 95 in the series Holiday Foods


Autumn is here and Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away. If you are hosting the family dinner or taking a dish to another home, today’s recipe is the perfect side dish and one that will bring you rave reviews. While [...]]]> 0 Gluten-Free Merlot Brownies with Port Frosting Recipe Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:00:22 +0000 This entry is part 225 of 226 in the series Chocolate Mondays


Last year I was introduced to a new line of food products made from grape pomace by the ingenious team from Kendall-Jackson Winery and WholeVine Products. The San Francisco Professional Food Society (SFPFS) hosted an event where several professional chefs [...]]]> 0 Homemade Orange Teriyaki Chicken Rice Bowls Recipe (Gluten-Free) Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:51 +0000 This entry is part 80 of 80 in the series Gluten-Free


Autumn has finally arrived in the San Francisco Bay Area! After the past few weeks of screaming hot weather with temperatures hovering around 95°F, we now have cool breezes and even the possibility of a few showers. Our plants will be relieved [...]]]> 1 Boston Cream Pie Recipe (Gluten-Free) Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:00:19 +0000


Have you ever had a Boston Cream Pie? This New England classic is a combination of yellow sponge cake layers with vanilla custard in between and then covered with a chocolate glaze. It is the best of two favorite desserts, cake and pudding. Around since the mid-1800’s, this dessert is literally a [...]]]> 4 Hot Cheesy Artichoke & Chile Dip Recipe (Gluten-Free) Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:00:07 +0000 This entry is part 79 of 80 in the series Gluten-Free


It is finally getting to my favorite season in the Bay Area – Fall. Warm days with incredibly bright blue skies, no fog lingering on the coast means light breezes, and the heat of the Central Valley works its way to the [...]]]> 2 Tex-Mex Rice with Bacon Recipe #ProgressiveEats (Gluten-Free) Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:00:24 +0000 This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Progressive Eats


Welcome to another edition of Progressive Eats, our virtual version of a progressive dinner party. This month’s theme is Tex-Mex Foods and is hosted by Milisa of Miss in the Kitchen. You’ll love all the recipes we are sharing that [...]]]> 19