Audrey Lintner

Audrey Lintner is a freelancer for the Lawrence Journal-World and She writes the Bite Sighs column.

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Bite Sighs: Cinnamon rolls with a twist

When my friend Angie asked for a King cake last month, I was happy to oblige. I found an excellent recipe online, made the cake and was immediately addicted. Since my daily carb limit doesn’t include huge portions of cake, I decided to have a go at adapting the recipe to something smaller. Turns out, it lends itself perfectly to cinnamon rolls.

Bite Sighs: Scoop up snacks with gluten-free crackers

Since my kiddo is on a gluten-free diet, I’ve learned a few things about gluten-free shopping.

Bite Sighs: Cash in on extra-rich brownies

Have you ever had one of those uncontrollable chocolate cravings? The kind of wild craving that sends you scrounging through the cabinets, looking for a can of frosting and a spoon? Me, too.

Bite Sighs: Dine and dash with these toasty pocket sandwiches

Well, we made it to the other side of the holiday season. The big parties are over, and all of the guests have gone home. You are now faced with a refrigerator full of leftovers. Get creative and turn boring leftovers into homemade hot pock..., er, toasty pouches! Yeah, that’s a good name.

Bite Sighs: the Yule Log cake revisited

A new year is just around the corner; a fresh start full of amazing possibilities. In a fit of nostalgia, I decided to take a look at my very first Bite Sighs recipe: a Yule Log cake.

Bite Sighs: Over-the-top oatmeal cookies

When my friend Terry described her new favorite instant oatmeal, my brain partnered with my sweet tooth to find a way to turn said oatmeal into a cookie.

Bite sighs: Eye love sugar cookies

It’s October, and Halloween is approaching. You know what that means? It means that everything that can be eaten, sipped or smelled has been doused in the annual Overload of Pumpkin Spice. So what have I got for you this month? A 100 percent pumpkin-free cookie recipe!

Bite Sighs: Apricot custard cups are sweet, crunchy comfort

There are some days that you just feel like telling the Health Police to go jump in the lake while you curl up with comfort food.

Bite Sighs: Horns o’ plenty: Easy raspberry cream desserts

My husband made the mistake of turning me loose in a baker’s supply house recently, and I learned a couple of important truths. First off, I am not to be trusted in the self-control department when bakeware is involved. Second, the edges of a cream horn mold are really sharp; I earned myself a finger slice while I was washing the darned things.

Bite Sighs: Gluten-free muffins pass the kid taste test

When you’re the 5-year-old son of an avid baker, you come to accept certain things as givens: There are always cookies in the house, your birthday cakes are unfailingly awesome and your role as Chief Taster is unassailable.

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