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22 February, 2016

Alternative Ingredients For Making Pie Crusts

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A recipe that requires a crust, has an important function, as it is the foundation to countless culinary and pastry dishes. The crust is a crucial structural aspect of the particular recipe you are preparing. Crusts impart texture, either crispy, crunchy, or flaky depending on how you prepare the crust. Can you imagine making a
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30 May, 2015

Toasted Coconut Banana Pudding

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Our pudding is referred to as “Toasted Coconut,” because it has that appearance of being toasted as we used coconut sugar. Coconut sugar is like brown sugar in appearance, but doesn’t have the same effect on blood glucose in the blood stream. In other words, it does not spike your sugar levels. The Glycemic Index
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11 May, 2015

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Pancakes with Orange Maple Mascarpone Sauce

Gluten-Free Carrot Cake Pancakes with Orange Maple Mascarpone Sauce
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You may have heard of mascarpone as an Italian style cream cheese, but a softer texture, than the regular cream cheese, such as the brand name Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Mascarpone can be used in cheesecakes, and is also used to make Tiramisu. Because of its creamy texture, it makes a grand accompaniment with berries, like
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28 March, 2015

Gluten-Free Creamy Pesto Fettuccine

Comments : 11 Posted in : Chicken, Gluten-Free, Pasta on by : Cook Plate Fork
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I like going to the Kona Grill here in town. They make the best Apple Walnut Bread Pudding and a wonderful Macadamia Chicken Salad. My favorite though is their Basil Pesto Linguine. I did adventure into the kitchen and used my cooking skills to try and mimic the dish (I posted it here: Basil Pesto
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22 February, 2015

Gluten-Free Penne with Caponata Sauce

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You have no doubt heard of people who eat a gluten free diet. A gluten free diet excludes gluten, a protein found in wheat and related grains, like barley and rye. Gluten causes health problems in those who suffer with Celiac disease (CD) and in some cases those who may have allergies to wheat. Some have argued
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1 December, 2014

Green Curry Chicken

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Most curry dishes use a curry paste which is a pureed blend of beautiful smelling or aromatic spices, herbs, and vegetables. It is widely used as an ingredient in the cuisines of many cultures to make curries, stews, and other dishes. Most of the time though, Indian food comes to mind when you talk about curry. There
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29 October, 2014

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Some may wonder what this is all about calling a cheesecake gluten-free. It is referred to as gluten-free because of the crust, as it is prepared  without gluten. A graham crackers and gingersnap cookies are used in the crust and both contain no gluten. If you would like to read about the history of cheesecake, and
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16 September, 2014

Gluten-Free Tropical Carrot Cake

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Gluten is a vital protein to wheat. But many people without knowing it are allergic to it. Those who are bothered by gluten can suffer from digestive problems, skin problems, and even depression, too name a few. There are alternative flours that do not contain gluten, and if you make them a part of your
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