Gluten-Free Does Not Mean Flavor Free
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We decided we wanted to make our favorite Caramels last night. Everything was going fine. I had toasted the pecans and buttered the pot and pan. I was at the point of just waiting for it to get to the right temperature of 242* - it was about 225 or so - when the candy thermometer fell into the pot. Well, if you know ANYTHING about making caramel, you know you…Continue
Favorite Gluten-Free Pancakes
We have made these so many times that I am afraid we will turn into pancakes. We love them. I first started making them when we found Krusteaz Gluten-Free All Purpose (GF AP) Flour at Sam’s (they no longer carry it). We have made them so many times that we have a system for who does what in the process. He melts the butter and loads the pan to toast the pecans. I make the batter and he cooks the pancakes (we use a griddle/waffle maker that I…Continue
Do you have the 'leftover turkey blues'?
Well, we never consider leftover turkey something to be blue about. We love leftover turkey. In fact, we intentionally buy more turkey than we can eat for Thanksgiving. If I make a mistake and don’t buy a big enough turkey, I buy another one after Thanksgiving for all the great dishes I can make with leftover turkey.
After Thanksgiving, I put the remainder of the turkey that is still attached to the bones in a large pot and cook…Continue
What Would You Do?
Someone asked what to do if your child’s teacher has informed you that your six-year-old child’s class will be making gingerbread houses for a class project and asks that you bring gluten-free options for your child to participate. There is a 504 plan in place and it states no gluten in crafts. The school also has a no food for celebrations policy. You tell the teacher that the best way to include him would be to pick an activity that is safe for everyone. She…Continue
Someone asked for a gluten-free and dairy free recipe for frosting in a group I am in and I gave them this recipe. I hope it helps those of you that need both gluten-free and dairy free frosting. Just make sure that all your ingredients are gluten-free.
Vanilla Frosting – Gluten-Free and Dairy Free
1 cup Smart Balance (non-dairy butter substitute)
1 Tablespoon Pure Vanilla Extract
16 oz of Powdered Sugar
2 Tablespoons Coconut Milk (or your…Continue
Natural Planet Original Potato Chips with Sea Salt
We found these at Costco yesterday. They come in packs of two bags of 20 ounces each. They are certified gluten-free, have the NON-GMO project emblem, and Kosher. They only have three ingredients: Potatoes, sunflower oil and sea salt.…Continue
We went to Costco the other day because we heard they had gluten-free pizza. We checked and the only kind we found was Sabatasso's Four Cheese Gluten-Free Pizzas. The package has 2 pizzas (17.5 ounces each) in it for $11.89. They are a pretty good size (largest gluten-free…Continue
We found these cookies the other day and I've been baking a couple at a time. There are only two of us living here and this keeps us from devouring all of them in one day. There are 12 "jumbo" cookies in the package. Well, I don't know about you, but I don't need to supersize…Continue
Well, when I originally wrote the blog questioning whether or not the Cheerios were gluten-free I didn't know how right I was in questioning it. At first, I thought they were OK, then I had a reaction but I wasn't sure what from because we had tried several new things that day. The reaction was…Continue
LiveGFree Rice Shells & Creamy White Cheddar at Aldi
Recipe and review:
I was in a group that was discussing different products from Aldi and some were saying how they didn't like the pasta and cheese (like mac & cheese) products. I was wondering…Continue
Cheerios - Gluten-Free?
I have been hearing about Cheerios going gluten-free for some time but every time I look at our local stores, they are not there. Yesterday, FINALLY, we found the gluten-free Honey Nut Cheerios (the original was still not the one…Continue
Well, yesterday we found out that our house will have to be replumbed. They were "nice" enough to turn off the water in the kitchen and will not be back until Monday to work on it. We don't know if they will finish it on Monday or not. I bought a HUGE turkey because I had hoped to make lots of turkey dishes with the leftovers. Think: turkey sandwiches, turkey salad, turkey soup - think about Forrest Gump and his friend Bubba and all the ways to make shrimp. That should give you some idea…Continue
Gluten-Free Flour Tortillas
Let me start by saying we have tried many brands of gluten-free "flour" tortillas and have not liked any of them. Some were sent to us free to review, however, if we do not like something that was given to us, we don't review it. If we don't like…Continue
We must have brownies on our brains these days. Went to Sam’s Club and low and behold we found they are now carrying Krusteaz Gluten-Free Double Chocolate Brownie Mix ($6.98 at our Sam's) and Krusteaz Gluten-Free All Purpose Flour blend ($9.98 at our Sam's). Can…Continue
I wish you all a safe and delicious gluten-free Thanksgiving!
Here is a menu plan to get you started; I hope it helps give you some ideas of how to manage a delicious and safe gluten-free menu.
Gluten-Free Meal Plan for Thanksgiving
Nervous about a gluten-free Thanksgiving? Well, you don’t have to be if you just follow a few…Continue
Started by Joyce Paige in Roundtable Discussion - Open for debate, input, insight Jan 26, 2010. 0 Replies 0 Likes