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The definitive gluten free "BEST OF" list! Please add your favorite retail GF stuff.

100% agree. ATG is amazing. Not healthy, but totally delicious. :D

Oct 11, 2013
zaydia in Special Diets

The definitive gluten free "BEST OF" list! Please add your favorite retail GF stuff.

King Arthur GF Brownie Mix,
Cup4Cup flour mix (the only mix I use. I bought a 25lb bag and keep it in gallon bags in the freezer. It really does work as a cup for cup substitute.)
Omission beer,
Trader Joe's Brown Rice Pasta (I think it might be Tinkyada repackaged?)
Trader Joe's Rice Mac and Cheese (I think it is Amy's GF repackaged?)
MAMA Instant Rice Noodles. (I've only see them in one store in Laurel, MD but they are great for my desk drawer with some bouillon cubes as a ramen substitute for when I don't have a lunch.)
Against the Grain Pizza
Cup for Cup Pizza Crust Mix (ok but ATG is better)

Oct 11, 2013
zaydia in Special Diets

King Arthur gluten free brownie mix?

Oh god I hope not. I see it is still on Amazon:

Oct 11, 2013
zaydia in Special Diets

The one thing I really miss since going GF is ______.

Ordering chinese takeout, and ordering anything I want off a menu. I've found decent GF pasta, and pretty good GF pizza, but chinese takeout is the biggest stumbling block. I can make a stir fry, and there is one company that makes GF pot stickers (but they are crazy expensive). I just want the option to be lazy some days :)

May 13, 2013
zaydia in Special Diets

The Secret to Gluten-Free B├ęchamel Sauce: Masa Harina

Plain old rice flour works great. I always have it and use it to make a beautiful b├ęchamel.

Feb 17, 2013
zaydia in Features

Vegetarian, Gluten-free mains

Hello everyone,

I'm interested in ideas for vegetarian, gluten-free mains that are NOT GF pasta with sauce. Also avoiding mushrooms, tofu, and bell peppers would be good.

Everything I've been coming across lately feels like a side dish to me (I'm a meat eater and GF, cooking for a vegetarian). Stuffed squash, quinoa salads... doesn't feel substantial enough for me.

Thanks for any help you can offer!

May 22, 2012
zaydia in Special Diets

Sharing Ideas for Gluten-free Eating

Most soy sauce IS a problem. Look on the label - usually it's "soy and wheat" and nothing else. Maybe some water. That is absolutely not OK. Japanese soy sauce, called tamari, is usually safe because it usually does not contain wheat, but sometimes it can so you have to be careful.

May 08, 2012
zaydia in Special Diets

Spice strategy?

I second - I bought my magnets and tins from them. I got a range of sizes and magnets for I think 18 or 25 spices along with named label stickers.

I keep them stuck to my fridge. It looks cool and they are in a convenient place in my tiny kitchen. I thought about inside of my cabinets but I wasn't sure if that would hold everything in a place I could reach (I'm pretty short).

Sep 23, 2011
zaydia in Cookware

Swiss Chard Stuffed Shells

It sounds tasty, but when I put it in to my calorie calculator - each serving comes in at 615 calories! Any ideas how to lighten it up a bit? Even with part-skim ricotta it's 570 per serving!

Feb 08, 2011
zaydia in Recipes