Gluten Free Failings

When Jenni made the switch to a gluten free diet, I knew that a big part of it would be trial and error to find good substitutes for the wheat-based foods that she ate. And that’s held true: some things have been great hits, others, not so much. The good stuff has mostly come in […]

Gluten-Free Vanilla Sponge Cake

Somewhere under that wonderful ganache sits a gluten-free vanilla sponge cake. Oh, and a chocolate whipped cream. And, let me tell you, it’s amazing, and I don’t think anyone would be able to tell it’s gluten-free. Let me tell you a story before I launch into the details of this cake: when Downton Abbey was on […]

The Report After The Report

Yes. This turned out as well as it looks. As did this: So we can declare the ATK gluten-free crust recipe a winner–it’s flaky, tasty, not gritty, and is everything that a normal crust should be. Except it isn’t a normal crust. Since starting on this journey, pie crust, like bread, has been one of […]

The Grand Experiment: A Report

I know. It’s Saturday. And I’m blogging. WTF? Read on. Seeing as how the last time I posted, I was talking about the quest for the perfect loaf of gluten-free bread, I’ll give you the report on that and some updates. The America’s Test Kitchen sandwich bread was, as I said, okay. It was softer […]