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FERMENTED BUCKWHEAT BREAD: THE EASIEST GLUTEN FREE BREAD YOU WILL EVER MAKE

This recipe was so easy with just a few ingredients too!  The buckwheat flavor comes through, but not in an overpowering way.  As well, the sweet lite tang of the ferment in this bread is delicious.  Plus it has great texture, a lovely bread - perfect for breakfast, lunch or with dinner. I found the […]

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CHEF LYNN'S “PITCHIN' IN” COOK BOOK AND A RECIPE INSPIRATION

Have you seen Chef Lynn's Show  "Pitchin' In" ?  If you have not - it is a must see.  The premise behind the show is that Chef Lynn travels the States and Canada, seeking out local farmers of all kinds, fishermen, shell fish harvesters, cattle ranchers, Poultry farmers - you name it - with the […]

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GLUTEN FREE BUTTERMILK BUNS - A RECIPE INSPIRATION

Theses buns were so good, light and fluffy on the inside, slightly crunchy on the outside.  In looking at Andrew's Cinnamon bun recipe, (which is the best gluten free Cinnamon Bun I have ever tasted!) I made some changes to the amounts, and the ingredients.  The amount here made 7 buns - next time I […]

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GLUTEN FREE YORKSHIRE PUDDING/POPOVERS

I can not believe how delicious these gluten free Yorkshire Pudding/Popovers tasted.  Seriously, I am amazed.  Recently, Katie, at Thyme for Cooking did a post on Pop Overs.  (please check out Katie's post for the original recipe) I knew I had to try making a Gluten Free version.  Then the next day, watching Jamie Oliver's […]

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BANANA CHERRY WALNUT LOAF

I found these scrumptious cherries at Costco.  Have you tried them yet?  The first thing I look for in dried fruit or nuts of any kind, is that they do not have any nasty chemical preservatives.  These only contain sugar.  They are luscious, plump, sweet/tart yumminess! They would be fabulous in granola, yogurt, muffins.... just […]

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FILLET OF FISH BURGERS AND AN UPDATE

Sometimes it is just darn hard to take a decent picture!  I seem to have the occasional good day, and many not so good days, sigh.  Despite the picture, these fish burgers were a yummy meal, which we had with a creamy coleslaw, recipe pending. The other part to this post, is that I made […]

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GLUTEN FREE BREAD EXPERIMENT

It is difficult to see from the photo, but, the bread on the right was baked in a Cuisinart Bread Machine.  It is about one inch higher than the oven baked bread on the left.  Although, the oven baked loaf of bread is considerably longer. Last week, a reader emailed me asking if my Whole […]

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GLUTEN FREE FRENCH BREAD A RECIPE INSPIRATION

Wow, the first time I ever made this lovely French Bread, it brought back memories of my mom's homemade French Bread.  This bread is wonderful on it's own, made into grill cheese, french toast, or served like bruschetta.  I made a some changes to the original recipe, but for the original please check this post […]

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GLUTEN FREE BUNS/DINNER ROLLS

This was a recipe I wanted to play around with, after a nice long walk in our winter weather: We did get about 8 inches of snow, the pond is still quite frozen, and although the snow is starting to melt, they are saying more is on the way.  We could not resist going for […]

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A RECIPE REVIEW - ITALIAN BAGUETTES

I have yet another wonderful new cook book - it is called GLUTEN - FREE ITALIAN, by Jacqueline Mallorca.  I ordered this lovely cook book here.  Upon reading through some of the recipes, the first one I wanted to make was Jacqueline's Italian-Style Baguettes.  Remember what really good quality bakery white bread tastes like toasted? […]

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OLD FASHIONED DATE WALNUT LOAF

This is another favorite old classic that I cannot remember where the original recipe came from.  I used to make this loaf all the time growing up.  It easily converts to gluten free, another tasty snacking bread, or to have with afternoon tea.  I am sure it would easily work with other gluten free flour […]

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HAM AND CHEESE PIZZA MUFFINS

These muffins are fabulous!  The inspiration for this recipe came from the kitchen of Kathy, of the blog  Mennonite Girls Can Cook - please check their recipe for the original.  These muffins make a great breakfast, or snack.  We are doing a day trip to Salt Spring Island, so I wanted to pack something easy, […]

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RECIPE INSPIRATION: CAREMELIZED ONION, SUN DRIED TOMATO FOCCACIA BREAD

After seeing The Pioneer Woman’s Post on Foccacia Bread, it started to give me some ideas using Gluten Free Pizza Dough – recipe from Mary at the Gluten Free Cookng School.  I did make some changes to the original recipe – but for the originals – please check out these sites.  This was sooo good, […]

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PUMPKIN RAISIN BREAD

This was easy to make, and a tasty snacking bread.  Also great for breakfast too.  This was not the greatest picture, I still struggle with learning how to use a camera...some days the pictures work out ok, then other days, I ask myself "what am I doing with this camera?"  Oh well, one day it […]

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RECIPE REVIEW - GLUTEN FREE PITA BREAD

I have mentioned before that we are having an unusual summer.  June through to Aug 10th was pretty much not summer.  Just the occasional warm day, but more times than not, overcast and foggy.  Then by mid August  we were in a complete heat wave.  My garden is shriveling up.  Then back to fog.  Such […]

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CHEDDAR PARMESAN QUICK BREAD

This is a quick, easy and versatile bread….great served warm out of the oven with soups or stews.  You could also add diced rosemary, salt and pepper,  or for a sweet bread, add sugar,  cinnamon, and raisins - change up the cornmeal and add white rice flour or potato starch. ¼ cup cornstarch ¼ cup […]

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THE DIVINE SANDWICH

Growing up in a Danish household…sandwiches were something to behold.  Open faced, a number of layers, and always eaten with a knife and a fork.  We learned at a young age to properly use a knife and fork. Some Danish Sandwiches include:  (Most were made on homemade Rye Bread). Homemade Liver Pate, a dollop of […]

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GLUTEN FREE SANDWICH BUNS/HAMBURGER BUNS

A RECIPE INSPIRATION: AN UPDATE: New changes: The changes I made was to decrease the Xanthan Gum from two tsp. to one.  I also decreased the amount of flour mix by 1/4 cup, and added 1/4 extra cup of Tapioca Starch to equal a total of 3/4 cup Tapioca Starch to the pre-mix of flours.  […]

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HEALTHY GLUTEN FREE BREAD RECIPE INSPIRATION

I have been experimenting with different flour blends – with an emphasis on a more healthy bread. There are some amazing gluten free bread recipes out there!   Back in the day...there were not as many flour selections as there are today. This one was inspired by KARINA'S KITCHEN – I changed up some ingredients, […]

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GLUTEN FREE RICE BREAD

OH, SO, GOOD GLUTEN FREE SANDWICH BREAD A word about bread….when first going gluten free 15 years ago, there was not much out there in the way of Gluten Free foods…. and bread?  Let me just say I refused to eat the stuff that tastes like cardboard with a mix of sawdust!  I was given […]

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