Monthly Archives: November 2013

Pecan Pie Date Bars (No-bake, GF, Vegan)

Here’s a little thing I need to confess. For a while, I harbored bad feelings towards the gluten-free community. I guess I just thought it was really suspicious that all of a sudden everyone and their grandma was allergic to gluten. And I was all, okay, some people are obviously explosively allergic, like the way […]

Bleu Cheese Creamed Kale Gratins

ERMAHGERD. This kale. If you’ve been following Crandlecakes for a while, you might have noticed my kale obsession, and you might have gotten tired of it, and then you might have stopped listening to me when I talk about kale. Well wake up. Because this is the most delicious holiday side dish I’ve ever tasted, […]

Cookies ‘n’ Cream Ice Cream

I had big plans to do a series of posts featuring different items we got as wedding gifts. You know, talking about how we’re using them and giving advice about what you should register for. Instead, I’ve just been using all our sweet gifts like nobody’s business. One of those items is the ice cream […]

Butternut Squash and Vodka Risotto with Bacon

Fall was late for us this year. I suppose it always is in Texas, but for me and Shorty, it feels like it’s finally time to settle down, curl up, and be calm, or at least, make a stronger effort to do all of those things. Even though it was EIGHTY-EIGHT degrees here yesterday, the […]

Grapefruit Pimm’s Cup

I’m wondering if you’re under the impression that my kitchen is always clean (or any food blogger’s, for that matter). I mean, I try to take photographs that don’t show a lot of background mess–unless I’m showing it on purpose. If I have fooled you into thinking that this spick-and-span setting is my reality, you […]

Bacon and Delicata Squash Salad

I’m baaaaaaacckkkk!!! (Jack Nicholson face). And I have a lot to say, apparently. Guys, the wedding happened, we were wed, there was partying, there was New Orleans, there were family reunions, and there were surprise speeches (you know who you are, cough, Tedward), and I was a hugging machine, and now it’s over and we’re […]