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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 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 …

Tips for Gluten-Free Grocery Shopping
December 18, 2009 – 12:32 pm | 3 Comments
Tips for Gluten-Free Grocery Shopping

I spent about 2 ½ hours shopping for groceries the first time I went to the store with my list of ingredients to avoid for dairy and gluten.  It was extremely frustrating and disheartening as …