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PUMPKIN SPICE BISCOTTI

Copyright 2017.  Sharon M Downing.  All rights reserved. Things you will need: 3 cups quinoa flour 1/2 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling) 1 tablespoon ground flaxseed 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 ½ teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon fresh ginger 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom…
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The Food Drama! Cookbook is Now Available on Amazon

You can now purchase the Food Drama Cookbook on Amazon in paperback and in Kindle format.  This book is for the baker in you.  Each recipe is headed up by a humorous poem poking fun at why food causes so much drama in our lives.  There are 16 core recipes and 48 recipes in total.…
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Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake Ice Cream

Copyright 2017.  Sharon M Downing.  All rights reserved Things you will need: 2 cups very warm aquafaba (not boiling).  You do not need to reduce aquafaba 1 cup roughly chopped raw cashews (You do not need to soak the cashews for this recipe.  Trust me.) 1 tsp. apple cider vinegar 1 tsp. lemon juice ¾…
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Macadamia Banana Cream Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Copyright August 2017.  Sharon M Downing.  All rights reserved. Things you will need:  (All ingredients should be at room temperature) 3 medium ripe bananas (or 2 large) 1 cup aquafaba (not reduced) 1/2 cup macadamia nuts (you can substitute with blanched almonds.  I like the macadamia better because the finished product is creamier.) 1/3 cup…
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Aquafaba Caramel

Copyright 2017. Sharon M Downing. All rights reserved. Things you will need: 1 Heavy medium sized pot (caramel will bubble up) 1 Candy Thermometer 1 cup aquafaba (not reduced. I made mine fresh from white beans. Fresh is best. The can stuff works) 1/4 cup macadamia nuts (Macadamias are perfect for this recipe because they…
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Aquafaba Chocolate Ganache

Copyright 2017. Sharon M. Downing. All rights reserved. 1. In a sauce pan Melt 2 cups chocolate chips with 1/2 cup aquafaba (do not reduce the aquafaba). Melt on low-medium heat. Stir frequently. Turn off heat when melted. 2. Add 1 tsp. vanilla extract + 1 tsp. non flavored oil. The oil keeps the ganache…
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Upcoming plans for the election year

We here at Quinoa Esta Bakery have been hearing the news of the political conventions just like every other American who watches the television. To celebrate the excitement of the upcoming election season, our owner has created two very unique treats that will be available for a short time. These treats are our modeled after…
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