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Time for a Little Indulgence

“Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.”
― Mae West


A Very Serious Topic

“A man seldom thinks with more earnestness of anything than he does of his dinner.”
Samuel Johnson


A Little Tale of Woe

“Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world.”

William Butler Yeats, “The Second Coming”

Ages ago, when I told my brother that I was going to start blogging about gluten-free cooking, he suggested I call the blog Things Fall Apart. Clever, and absolutely on point. That’s the reality of cooking and baking without gluten—gluten is amazing at helping things stick together. All of the gums or other tricks we use to coerce gluten-less flours to stick together only work so well.

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Cheese, Glorious Cheese!

“Cheese―milk’s leap toward immortality.”
Clifton Fadiman


A Delightful Meal

“Good food is the foundation of genuine happiness.”
Auguste Escoffier


Down to Basics

“It seems to me that our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so mixed and mingled and entwined that we cannot straightly think of one without the others.”
― M.F.K. Fisher


The Best of the Best

“People who love to eat are always the best people.”
― Julia Child


Going with Your Gut

“Cookery is not chemistry. It is an art. It requires instinct and taste rather than exact measurements.”
Marcel Boulestin


Sharing a Meal

“Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.”
― M.F.K. Fisher



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