Gluten Free Banana Bread

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Updated 12/16/13: I just made this banana bread last week, so when someone asked for a banana bread recipe tonight, I updated the recipe with a few tweaks. Last Monday morning I was cleaning up the kitchen and discovered that we had somehow accumulated 10 very ripe bananas in the back of the freezer. John […]

What You Don’t Need To Be a Great Gluten Free Baker

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An interesting phenomenon happens when someone starts start a gluten free diet. They instantly start shopping for a bread machine and for a stand mixer! Instantly! Why is this? It’s like their brain automatically jumps from, “I need to bake gluten free bread. That’s going to be hard!” to “Therefore I will need hundreds of […]

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 […]

Gluten Free Thanksgiving Recipes

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I am ready to get started on some Thanksgiving cooking! I’m not sure that it’s going to happen today, but I thought I would at least start a list of the the gluten free recipes that are here on the blog. These are not all of our recipes. I’ve tried to note which recipes are […]

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 […]