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Preparing delicious, healthy, gluten-free meals isn’t that difficult once you understand what works, what doesn’t and why. Sometimes our kitchen experiments work out, sometimes they don’t; but in every case, we learn something new about the science and art of gluten-free cooking.

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Baking Basics: Xanthan Gum
December 31, 2010 – 11:18 am | No Comments
Baking Basics: Xanthan Gum

Many of us have recipes based on wheat-flour that we would like to convert to gluten-free.  In order to do that, we first need to choose an appropriate flour blend and then add enough xanthan …

Gluten-free Beer Batter Waffles
October 26, 2010 – 8:59 am | No Comments
Gluten-free Beer Batter Waffles

When I was growing up, my mom would make out-of-this-world-yummy beer batter waffles.  The recipe she used was Danish, and included copious amounts of butter and whipped cream (in addition to beer) in the batter…  …

Gluten-free Hamburger Buns
June 14, 2010 – 4:33 pm | No Comments
Gluten-free Hamburger Buns

With warmer weather comes grilling outdoors and favorites such as hamburgers and hotdogs.  We often buy our hamburger and hotdog buns from Outside the Breadbox, a Colorado Springs-based gluten-free bakery.  Unfortunately, they are so popular …

Gluten-Free Carrot-Cake Muffins
May 19, 2010 – 9:47 am | No Comments
Gluten-Free Carrot-Cake Muffins

Carrot cake is one of my favorites, and carrot muffins are right up there too.  Since going gluten-free, I haven’t had them in a long time, so I decided to try to make a batch …

Gluten-Free Muffin/Cake Flour Blend Recipe
April 6, 2010 – 8:00 am | One Comment
Gluten-Free Muffin/Cake Flour Blend Recipe

You can use many different kinds of gluten-free flours when making muffins and cakes. The important thing is to use more high-protein, high-fiber flours than starches in your blend – in an approximate 2:1 …

Baking Basics: Gluten-free Flour Blends
January 13, 2010 – 8:40 am | 12 Comments
Baking Basics: Gluten-free Flour Blends

When I started baking gluten-free, I went through a big learning curve to understand the properties of various gluten-free flours, and how to mix them to get the results I wanted.  I studied cookbooks, took …