Last of the Sweet Potatoes Soft Tacos

Gluten Free Black Bean Sweet Potato Soft Tacos

Sweet potatoes, apples, and black beans. That’s what was on my counter one fall evening several years ago. Combined with a seasoning packet from my pantry, it turned out to be one of my favorite recipes of all time…one that I revisit several times each fall. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that all of that […]

Gluten Free Halloween Ideas: Rice Chex Treats

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Updated from the archives: One of my favorite fall memories from my childhood is the annual bake sale that the elementary classes held during the week of Homecoming. Homemade Rice Krispie treats were my favorite choice, and they are definitely something that I don’t want my kids to miss out on just because they are […]

Gluten Free Spiced Apple Pancakes

Gluten Free Spiced Apple Pancakes

Updated recipe from the archives. We’re not enjoying the beautiful, chilly fall mornings in the Catskills with apples freshly picked from the orchard down the road The fall air has made it back to Alabama this morning and it is lovely. A perfect day to drink hot tea on the deck and enjoy the cool […]

Gluten Free Sourdough Starter

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Fermenting foods is becoming a slight obsession around here! I’ve been wanting to try a gluten free sourdough, but have been procrastinating because I thought the getting started process would be complicated. One morning, while seeing what information the blogosphere already has on gluten free sourdough, I had a flash of inspiration: “Maybe I could […]

Kombucha

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The very limited counterspace in our tee-niny RV kitchen is becoming increasingly covered with jars full of fermenting goodness. The most longstanding of the jars is my double batch of kombucha. Several of my cooking class students have asked me to write more about my kombucha, so I’ve prepared a brief pictorial overview of the […]

Is Corn Starch Gluten Free?

5 Things That You Need To Know About Cornstarch If You Are Gluten Free 1. Cornstarch is naturally gluten free. Corn is naturally gluten free. It is gluten free because it is not wheat, barley or rye. In a world without wheat, barley or rye, corn would always be gluten free. That’s not to say […]

Secret Agent Chili

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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

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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

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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 […]