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Avoiding Cross-Contamination in a Gluten-Free Kitchen

Cross-contamination can occur with the tiniest bread crumb or bit of flour dust in your gluten-free kitchen. If your gluten allergy or sensitivity is severe, you may react to a minute amount of gluten. [more…]

Changing Wheat-Based Dough Recipes to Gluten-Free

Converting traditional wheat-based recipes to gluten-free recipes isn’t difficult, but you do need knowledge of dough structure, familiarity with alternative flours and starches, and practice with the [more…]

Tips for Mixing Gluten-Free Doughs and Batters

You prepare most gluten-free recipes the same way as traditional wheat recipes, although you can skip some steps when mixing gluten-free doughs and batters. For instance, adding liquid and flour alternatively [more…]

Getting Started with Gluten-Free Baking Mixes

One of the best and most efficient ways to bake gluten-free is to make some mixes with a combination of gluten-free flours and starches. Then all you need to do is add some water, milk, and sometimes an [more…]

Tips for Working with Yeast in Gluten-Free Baking

You may think that, on a gluten-free diet, your days of baking cinnamon rolls are gone forever. Not so! You can make sweet gluten-free yeast breads that are foolproof and delicious. [more…]

Tips for Making Delicious Gluten-Free Brownies and Bar Cookies

Brownies and bar cookies are some of the easiest gluten-free treats to make. You don’t have to form individual cookies; you just put the gluten-free batter or dough into a pan and bake. And they’re perfect [more…]

Tips for Making Gluten-Free Pies and Pastries

A light hand with pastry, which is essential when making wheat-based pie crusts and pastries, isn’t an issue with gluten-free recipes. Gluten-free pie crusts and pastries are automatically tender. The [more…]

Making the Best Gluten-Free Cakes and Frostings

A cake with frosting is a necessity for many celebrations. People who must avoid gluten may think that they can only enjoy ice cream cakes from now on. Not so! [more…]

Tips for Working with Gluten-Free Biscuits and Crackers

Biscuits and crackers are all made from doughs. Though they are typically made with wheat flour, you can use gluten-free flours to make treats that are easy and satisfying. Biscuits are usually made from [more…]

Tips for Making Gluten-Free Pizzas, Pies, and Calzones

Everyone loves pizzas, pies, and calzones. With gluten-free variations, you can still enjoy these treats whenever you want. Savory pies include quiches and pot pies. And calzones are stuffed pizzas, filled [more…]

Making the Best Gluten-Free Baked Entrée Recipes

Can you still enjoy dumplings, bread-topped casseroles, and soufflés on a gluten-free diet? Yes! These types of recipes are perhaps the easiest to adapt to gluten-free versions. Vegan cheeses work well [more…]

Gluten-Free Recipe: Whole-Grain Flour Mix

This recipe makes a gluten-free whole-grain flour mix that's a good substitute for whole-wheat flour — especially in gluten-free bread and dessert recipes. Having this flour baking mix on hand means you'll [more…]

Gluten-Free Popovers

With this tasty gluten-free recipe, you can enjoy crisp and light popovers. After you master the recipe, you can vary it! Add herbs to popovers for a mouth-watering treat. You need a cast-iron popover [more…]

High-Protein Gluten-Free Bread Flour Mix

Gluten-free folk have a true problem re-creating the structure and function of the protein gluten. This gluten-free bread flour mixture mimics the high-protein content of bread flour. Some people use lots [more…]

Gluten-Free Crepe Batter

This gluten-free crepe batter recipe can be prepared ahead of time and the cooked crepes can then be frozen for later use. Crepes freeze really well. Wrap each crepe in waxed paper or plastic wrap and [more…]

Gluten-Free Dumpling Batter

You can prepare delicious dumplings with a gluten-free batter recipe that uses a variety of gluten-free flours. You can vary the flours in this batter, as long as you substitute other gluten-free flours [more…]

Basic Gluten-Free Buttermilk Biscuits

Use this recipe to prepare basic gluten-free buttermilk biscuits that you simply drop onto a cookie sheet and bake. Biscuits are quick breads, leavened by baking powder and/or baking soda. You make them [more…]

Gluten-Free Sesame Seed Crackers

Cracker dough, such as the dough prepared with this delectable gluten-free sesame seed cracker recipe, is firm enough to roll out and cut into squares or other shapes. For crisp crackers, some fat is necessary [more…]

Gluten-Free Toasted Onion Buckwheat Crackers

When preparing this flavorsome recipe for gluten-free toasted onion buckwheat crackers, you need to grind your own raw buckwheat flour — the store-bought variety is toasted. Buy raw buckwheat kernels and [more…]

Gluten-Free Buttercream Frosting

The meringue powder in this gluten-free buttercream frosting recipe adds body to this frosting and makes it fluffier. To make this chocolate frosting, add 1/3 cup sifted cocoa powder. Increase the light [more…]

Gluten-Free Cornmeal Pizza Crust

Cornmeal adds a great crunch to this simple gluten-free pizza crust. This cornmeal crust is a good choice for dinner in a hurry because you don’t have to wait for the dough to rise. Use a pizza stone for [more…]

Gluten-Free Tex-Mex Pizza

For a spicy take on gluten-free pizza, try this appetizing Tex-Mex pizza recipe that combines fiery hot toppings with a crunchy, flavorful gluten-free cornmeal pizza crust. [more…]

Gluten-Free Tex-Mex Corn Bread Bake

This hearty gluten-free Tex-Mex corn bread recipe can be served as an entrée. The filling includes ground beef, pork sausage, beans, peppers, and spices as the savory base for a corn bread topping. Be [more…]

Gluten-Free Pancake Mix

An efficient way to bake gluten-free is to make some mixes — such as a pancake mix — with a combination of gluten-free flours and starches. Then all you need to do later is to add the liquid ingredients [more…]

Gluten-Free Pancakes

You can easily make gluten-free pancakes from a pancake mix that you prepare ahead of time, adding eggs, milk, butter, and other ingredients as needed to prepare the final mixture. [more…]

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