Secret Agent Chili


After years of making this chili and measuring the spices by hand, I finally got the measuring spoons out and properly documented the recipe. This is my go-to, easy recipe when the weather is chilly. The ingredients can be found at pretty much any grocery store, though I usually have most of ten in the […]

Case Study: How To Fix Gluten Free Cupcakes That Sink In the Middle


G had a mystery. Her gluten free cupcakes kept sinking in the middle. They were beautiful when they came out of the oven. But, turn your back to get the icing from the refrigerator*, and they’d quickly do their best impression of a dormant volcano. She emailed me to see if I could help her […]

Come and Cook Gluten Free With Me on Facebook

Dear Readers, I’ve recently made a discovery. It’s a whole heck of a lot of fun to cook gluten free with friends! And the cool thing about it is that you don’t even have to all be together! The wonders of Facebook let people that are separated by hundreds and thousands of miles, and who’ve […]

A Gluten Free Bread Case Study: Bread That Won’t Rise


In today’s gluten free bread case study, we are taking a look at why gluten free bread fails to rise sometimes. Sekila was working through my Gluten Free Bread 101 class when she wrote this. I love this case study because Sekila realized that her dough was not right and then didn’t hesitate to try […]

Food for Little Monkeys: Gluten Free Banana Pudding

The first two layers are in. I love the animal shaped cookies for this!

Pudding has always been one of my favorite “easy” desserts. My mom always kept a few boxes of pudding mix in the pantry and my brother and I would often mix up a batch when we wanted a dessert. It wasn’t until I was an adult that I made pudding from scratch. It’s still amazingly […]