Superbowl Sunday isn’t officially a holiday, but it certainly a day for celebration and party food. Here are some suggestions for celebrating the event: Continue Reading
The holiday season climaxes this Thursday (Christmas Day) I’ve been writing about this wonderful season since early November. My suggestions may still be useful to you, but only if you can find them quickly. Hopefully, these links will help with last minute decisions. I think its easier to work in a question & answer format.
Attractive and professional labels and stickers lessen the chance of “gluten free errors” during your holiday feast and also proclaim that safe gluten free dining is a priority in your home. Continue Reading
Walk through your kitchen this holiday season and determine what items would help you prepare ‘safermeals quicker and easier. Be sure those items appear on your Christmas wish-list! Continue Reading
Appetizers whet the appetite for the holiday meal and simultaneously control the hunger pangs that we all experience waiting for the feast to be ready. Continue Reading
These videos will enable you prepare gluten free vegetable side dishes for your Christmas or Thanksgiving feast. Continue Reading
Flourless cakes appeal to everyone at your holiday feast. Wheat-eaters are a bit disappointed when they hear the term ‘gluten free’. Almost everyone responds positively to the word ‘flourless’. Continue Reading
Cranberries add color and excitement to your holiday table. Cranberries are naturally gluten free, of course. Your concern is to make sure that toxic material does creep find their way to your holiday table. Check out these ten recipes and then view the videos to get even more ideas.
Here are videos that guide you in preparing dressing to go with your gluten free turkey. Dressing can be cooked inside the turkey or cooked separately. My policy is to cook the dressing separately — that way you can offer different kinds of dressing to accommodate your guests’ food allergies and preferences.
The gluten free family friendly feast (GFFFF) is much more than a fancy gluten free holiday dinner. It means that celiacs and others get the gluten free food they need, wheat-eaters get their expected favorites, and the rest of the dinner guests fill their plates with whatever appeals to them. Continue Reading
The annual Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Years Eve celebrations involve family reunions and festive meals. During the year since the last family gathering, some people may have been diagnosed with celiac disease or ‘gone gluten free’ for some other reason. Continue Reading
Your holiday feast will certainly have leftovers. That’s OK, as a matter-of-fact, you may want to cook in quantity so that you will have leftovers to consume during those quiet days that follow Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Cooking a Thanksgiving dinner that provides gluten free options can be a challenging task, particularly for a cook who has little experience with a “mixed group” — one with both wheat-eaters and people who live gluten free. The challenge is even worse for the person who has little cooking experience of any sort.
I’ll be using You Tube videos to help you meet this challenge comfortably and competently. Some You Tube demonstrations are excellent — the recipes have been carefully selected and the presentations have been planned with equal care. (Let’s face it, some of the demonstrators and their videos are absolutely worthless, but I will not be referring you to them). Today, I invite you to relax and enjoy two demonstrations on how to roast and carve your holiday turkey.
This is the first in a series of articles. Today I invite you to relax and enjoy two demonstrations that teach you how to roast and carve a turkey. Keep in mind that your turkey is naturally gluten free unless it has been injected with gluten toxic material to make it self-basting, more moist, or simply more expensive. Check into this carefully when you are shopping.
In the next session, we will talk more about preparing gluten free gravy.