Using Edible Flowers and Natural Ingredients Instead of Food Coloring

Gluten Free Eclairs Decorated with Edible Roses

Have you ever eaten flowers? I have. The first time was in a salad served to me in a restaurant in Union Square in San Francisco. Roses don’t really taste like they smell. Well, not when you have salad dressing on the peddles. I’ve also used roses from my garden to make rose water to use instead of lemon juice in my Gluten Free Baklava. Continue reading “Using Edible Flowers and Natural Ingredients Instead of Food Coloring”

High Altitude Gluten Free Baking Tips

Carla Ready for High Altitude Gluten Free Baking
I only live at 1,800 feet altitude; therefore, I don’t have any experience with high altitude baking. However, high-altitude baking creates similar problems to gluten free baking. Combine the two and you can turn into a gluten free recipe developer for high altitude baking in no time. It takes patience and experimentation to bake in …
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How to Cook Fresh Spinach and Remove Excess Water

How to Cook Fresh Spinach
Q. How do I remove the excess water from freshly cooked spinach? A. When I first started cooking spinach, my sister pointed out that mine was too wet. I squeezed out as much as I could, but it still was quite watery when you bit into it. She didn’t provide me with a method on how …
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Gluten Free Cheesecake Recipes and Baking Tips

How to Make the Perfect Cheesecake

Baking cheesecake is a bit like gambling for some. When you are using gluten free cheesecake recipes, it’s not much different. You never know the outcome. Most cheesecakes sink and many cracks. You may have heard ways to prevent cracking, but I will go over them for new bakers. However, there is one tip you may have never heard. It helps prevent sinking and sometimes cracking. Members have access to to almost 20 Gluten Free Cheesecake Recipes. Continue reading “Gluten Free Cheesecake Recipes and Baking Tips”

How to Bake Bacon

Baked Gluten Free Bacon

Cooking breakfast is simple when you look at each individual dish. However, timing it so that the eggs, toast, potatoes and bacon are all cooked at the same time and warm, can be difficult. The solution? A new method of cooking bacon…baking. If you are wondering how to bake bacon successfully, this is it. I have tried a few methods and temperatures and find the below method to be the most successful for crisp bacon. Continue reading “How to Bake Bacon”

How to Safely Defrost Your Gluten Free Turkey

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Like any turkey, a gluten free turkey can spoil quickly. It is extremely important to thaw your turkey properly. You may not be aware, but bacteria quickly multiply in poultrybetween 40 and 140°F. Forty degrees may seem cold, but not to those bacteria. They thrive in a warm environment, and 40°F is warm to them. …
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Gluten-Free Egg-Free Egg Wash Substitute (Dairy-Free Options)

Image: Egg Wash in a Jar
Many of my readers are egg intolerant or has someone in their household that has an allergy to eggs. Several readers have asked me for an egg free egg wash substitute. There is a solution for both sealing and coating the tops of pastry.
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Tips on How to Make Easy Gluten Free Recipes with Over 225 Easy Recipes

Image: Easy Simple Fast Homemade Gluten Free Flour Mixes

When any of you first begin the gluten free diet, I am sure can recall the frustration of your first baking experience. If you’re new to the diet, I am here to help you make easy gluten free recipes. If you are one of the few lucky ones you already have someone to guide you, you still may find some tips and recipes below useful. Meanwhile, peruse over 225 Easy Gluten Free Recipes on this site. This category contains both cooked and baked recipes. They are categorized as such because they are either easy or fast to make and/or include few ingredients. Make the process even easier by following the tips below. Continue reading “Tips on How to Make Easy Gluten Free Recipes with Over 225 Easy Recipes”

Gluten Free Cake Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Image: Gluten Free Cake - Heart Shaped
Valentine’s Day is almost upon us. Gluten free cake recipes are one the easiest desserts to make. Perhaps you and your loved one have a favorite. I provide you with several links to gluten free cake recipes below. I really wanted to teach you how to make a heart shape cake, info case you didn’t …
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