Category Archives: Alternative Ingredients

Information on the use of alternative ingredients in standard recipes i.e. the use of gluten-free flours in the place of wheat flours; the use of artificial sweeteners, etc.

Cinnaberry Crepes

I.  Cinnaberry Crepes  Filling 1 c. sliced strawberries 1 cup fresh raspberries 1 cup blueberries 1/2 c. cinnamon heart candies 1 c. whipped cream 1/4 c. frosting sugar 1 tsp. ground cinnamon Dark Chocolate Syrup for drizzle* optional Stir cinnamon … Continue reading

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Big Batch Shortbread Cookies (Yield: 8 dozen Cookies)

Since shortbread cookies are our  personal favorite, we’ve tried many recipes over the years and this recipe is our favorite.  It achieved that honor for a number of reasons beginning with 1) it is truly NO-FAIL  2) it is so easy 3)  taste … Continue reading

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Alternative Flours : A Series – #3- Rice Flours

Alternative Flours : A Series – #3 – Rice Flours Rice flour (also referred to as rice powder) is a flour made from finely milled rice. It is not to be confused with rice starch, which is usually produced by soaking  rice … Continue reading

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Roll-Out Cookies (Gluten Free)

There’s nothing sadder than having to skip the fun of making,  cutting out and decorating cookies with kids because they can’t eat them when they’re done.  Now, thanks to oodles of research and experimentation by some greatly ambitious and creative people, everyone … Continue reading

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Almond Tea Cakes – Gluten Free

Tried and true. Gluten Free Tea cakes for you! As an accompaniment for that special cup of tea you deserve as a reward for being so good or on a lazy Susan with cucumber sandwiches at a formal tea, this … Continue reading

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Alternative Flours : A Series #2 – Oat Flour

This series is a summary of information available on the use of flours made with ingredients other than wheat. We are fortunate to live in a time when we have not only an abundance of food varieties from which to draw but … Continue reading

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Wedding Cookies (Gluten Free)

  Where exactly these cookies originated or got their name is up for an occasional debate, but who really cares as long as we get to partake of these tender, crumbly cookies, full of ground almonds and coated with powdered … Continue reading

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Alternative Flours : A Series – #1- Almond Flour

This series is a summary of information available on the use of flours made with ingredients other than wheat. We are fortunate to live in a time when we have not only an abundance of food varieties from which to draw but … Continue reading

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