The Slacker’s Guide To A Gluten Free Thanksgiving

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Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy a good breakfast, and then follow the schedule we made earlier this week to figure out what you need to work on next. Remember to laugh and enjoy the day. You’ve done a lot of the prep work already, so remember to stop and enjoy yourself if things get a bit crazy.If […]

The Slacker’s Guide To A Gluten Free Thanksgiving: The Day Before!!

The Wednesday Before Thanksgiving: It’s the next to last day and preparations kick into high—gear today. If you have the day off from work, you can get a lot of work done today so that you can relax and enjoy your guests on Thanksgiving. If you don’t have the day off, recruit all the helpers […]

The Slacker’s Guide To A Gluten Free Thanksgiving: 2 Days Before Thanksgiving

The Tuesday Before Thanksgiving: We made our pie crust dough last week, and now it’s time to roll the crusts out and make the pies. You don’t want to wait until Thanksgiving day to bake your pies. Pies need to cool for hours before they are cut, which would mean an even earlier start for […]

The Slacker’s Guide To Thanksgiving: 3 Days Before Thanksgiving

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The Monday Before Thanksgiving: I’ve heard lots of people say, “My gluten free bread didn’t turn out well, so I’ll save it to use as bread crumbs”. That’s not the kind of bread crumbs that we want for our stuffing. We need good bread crumbs – croutons really – made from good gluten free bread. […]

The Slacker’s Guide To Thanksgiving: The Weekend Before Thanksgiving

The Weekend Before Thanksgiving: It’s bread baking weekend! Dried bread is used in both cornbread stuffing and bread stuffing. You may also want to bake an extra loaf of bread and throw it in the freezer, so that you’re all ready for turkey sandwiches. Today’s Assignment: Make as many loaves of bread as you’ll need […]

A Slacker’s Guide To Thanksgiving: 6 Days Until Thanksgiving

The Friday Before Thanksgiving: This last week before Thanksgiving is best used to continue doing what we can to pre-cook the Thanksgiving meal. Stufffing, whether made from bread or cornbread, is a multi-step process that can easily be worked on over several days. Today’s assignment: If you’re making cornbread stuffing, go ahead and make your […]

The Slacker’s Guide To A Gluten Free Thanksgiving: 7 Days Before Thanksgiving

There’s one week left until Thanksgiving, and it’s time to do the last bit of planning. You’ll be cooking a lot of different recipes for Thanksgiving and they all need to be done at the same time. Even experienced cooks know that these is sometimes hard to manage, especially when you’re rather sit around and […]

The Slacker’s Guide To A Gluten Free Thanksgiving: 8 Days Before ThanksgivingGluten Free thanksgiving

We’re back in the kitchen today to do a few more minutes of work that will save us some time on Thanksgiving day. For today’s work you’ll need a food processor, or a cutting board and chef’s knife; a skilled, and your choice of butter or vegetable oil. Figured out what we’re doing yet? That’s […]

The Slacker’s Guide To A Gluten Free Thanksgiving: 10 Days Before Thanksgiving

I love turkey, I really do. But I love it most the day after Thanksgiving when we have leftover turkey and stuffing sandwiches. What Size Bird Do You Need: The hard part about cooking the Thanksgiving turkey is not roasting that big bird, but calculating how big of a bird that you need. I count […]

The Slacker’s Guide to A Gluten Free Thanksgiving – 2nd Weekend Before Thanksgiving

Today is Saturday. Theoretically people have more free time on weekends and can do some pre-cooking for Thanksgiving. I’m going to assume that you have more free-time this weekend. If you don’t, go ahead and read through this email and the schedule this weekend’s assignment on your calendar for later this week. This Weekend’s Assignment: […]

The Slacker’s Guide to A Gluten Free Thanksgiving

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I have a confession. I’m a last-minute Thanksgiving planner. Very last minute. And that’s really just not a smart thing to be when you want to have a delicious Thanksgiving meal that is gluten free. Preparation is needed. So, because I need to plan for Thanksgiving and I’m sure there are some fellow Thanksgiving slackers […]

Gluten Free Casein Free Pumpkin Pie

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Last year around Thanksgiving one of my readers emailed and asked if I would like to have her recipe for gluten free, casein free pumpkin pie. That was an extremely easy question to answer! Sue kindly took the time to type up the recipe so that I could share it here on the blog with […]

10 Ways to Accidentally Gluten Yourself at Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is full of gluten-filled landmines. If this is your first Thanksgiving on a gluten free diet, you might not realize the challenge that awaits you. Read this list and make sure you’re ready to stay gluten free this Thanksgiving. Even if you’re not new to the gluten free diet, a refresher of the potential […]

An Amazing Brined Gluten Free Turkey Recipe for Thanksgiving

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Want some gluten free pie this Thanksgiving? We’re giving away our GF Pie Cooking Class, which has all the tutorials, videos and recipes you need to handle the holidays like a rockstar! Click here – it’s free and takes less than 10 seconds to sign up! Here’s the last Thanksgiving recipe for this year….and it’s […]

Green Bean Casserole (Gluten Free & Casein Free)

There’s a reason that Green Bean Casserole is on every Thanksgiving table. It’s so easy! It’s not quite as easy when you can’t open up a can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup, but it’s still not hard. I’ve used toasted pecans as the crunchy topping for my casserole. If you’re really yearning for gluten […]