Archive | December, 2010

Swedish Cardamon Cookies

These traditional Swedish Christmas cookies are also known as Pepper Kakar. They’re full of spices (cinnamon, cloves and cardamom), and go great with a glass of cold rice milk. Cardamom is the main spice in masala chai in South Asia and the familiar chai latte of Starbucks fame. This recipe is from Cybele Pascal’s The […]

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Linzer Tart Cookies

For Christmas, I decided to make special cookies. So I tried my hand at Linzer tarts. The recipe I used is from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook. Basically, it was amazing. The cookies soaked in some of the jam and remained moist and delicious for days. If you want to impress someone with gluten-free […]

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Salad Rolls

If you like Asian food (Thai, Chinese, whatever) you must have tried salad roles before. They can be expensive when you eat out–but these appetizers are super easy to make. Here’s how: Ingredients Rice spring roll wraps (in the store they are called Spring Roll Skins and look like this:) 1 package tofu, if desired […]

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Mini Eggplant Fritters

For another appetizer for our family Christmas Eve dinner, my mom made some mini eggplant fritters, experimenting with our brand new box of Gluten-Free Bisquick for the first time. When I was little my dad used to make us Bisquick pancakes on Sunday mornings, so I had high hopes for this boxed gluten-free stuff. I’d […]

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Salmon Canapés

For Christmas Eve my family always eats a meal of appetizers–we save the big to-do for Christmas Day. This year I wanted to make something special. So I went on to epicurious.com to look up something to make. I combined two recipes to make this one. And it was definitely a success! A canapé is […]

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Snickerdoodles

This recipe comes from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook My sister and I made these as Christmas cookies–but somehow I don’t think they’ll make all the way through the week. They’re too delicious! There are a lot of ingredients in this simple cookie recipe, but the super quick bake time makes up for it, […]

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Chocolate Cake

This recipe comes from Cybele Pascal’s The Allergen-Free Baker’s Handbook My sister and I made this for her birthday last week. The cake is rich, chocolatey, moist and wonderful. For the chocolate frosting we used the recipe that accompanies the cake recipe in the cookbook (Dark Chocolate Frosting). However, neither of us really liked it: […]

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Pumpkin Alfredo

The original recipe is from Manifest Vegan. Allergen warning: Contains soy Ingredients 1 package of your favorite pasta, 12-16 oz. (I highly recommend Tinkyada brand) sauce ingredients: 1 package (12 oz.) extra firm silken tofu 3/4 cup canned pumpkin 1/2 cup nutritional yeast or Daiya vegan cheese 1/4 cup ground flaxseed (flaxseed meal) 1/2 – […]

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Namaste Pizza

Another pizza! And another kind of gluten-free and vegan crust. I think experimenting with new products is important when you have food allergies. You don’t want to stick with something you’ve got when new products come out every day–you might miss out! I used Namaste Foods’ Gluten-Free Pizza Crust Mix for this pizza. There’s no […]

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Curried Apple Chicken Stir Fry

This is a variation of Gluten-Free Goddess’ Chicken Curry Apple Stir-Fry recipe. This is easy to make and tastes pretty close to restaurant Thai food. I used elbow rice noodle pasta instead of rice, but I’m sure any kind of rice noodle will work for this dish. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon red […]

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