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Fabulous, Fool-Proof Gluten Free Breadsticks

October 6th, 2014 by Jean Duane


After a year of trial and error, finally, these puffy little loaves taste absolutely wonderful! Who says baking gluten free is harder? Yes, you need to get used to some rather unusual ingredients, but gluten-free bread only has to rise once ? saving tons of time. In this video segment, Ms. Duane shares gluten-free bread […]

Thanksgiving Dinner, Delicious and GLUTEN FREE

November 14th, 2013 by Jean Duane


Many people with Ceilac disease, gluten and dairy intolerance dread preparing (and eating) the Thanksgiving meal, but fret no more! The Complete Idiot?s Guide for Gluten-Free Cooking by Jean Duane, Alternative Cook will show you exactly how to prepare a delicious gluten (and dairy free) dinner for your Thanksgiving guests this year. Make one delicious […]

World’s Best Gluten Free Tamales on You Tube

December 22nd, 2012 by Jean Duane


A new video entitled ?World?s Best Tamales Gluten Free Vegan? is available on the Alternative Cook Channel on You Tube to show step-by-step how to make them. Tamales are a traditional holiday food and now those with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance and Autism can enjoy this festive food. Jean Duane, Alternative Cook shows how to […]

Gingerbread Muffins

August 7th, 2012 by Jean Duane


Check it out! PBS asked me to do a few segments on their TV show “Life Wise”. Here’s the one on how to make gluten free, dairy free, DELICIOUS Gingerbread Muffins. If you like this, there are plenty more recipes on the Alternative Cook’s Channel on You Tube. This recipe is easy to make and […]

Betty Crocker Gluten Free Cooking

April 30th, 2012 by Jean Duane


Denver-based cookbook author Jean Duane (Alternative Cook) is featured in the new Betty Crocker? Gluten-Free Cooking Cookbook with over 150 simple-to-make, quick and delicious recipes. This book will soon become your ?go-to? book for everything gluten-free. With a growing number of Americans correlating health problems with diet, gluten-free, allergy-free cooking is becoming more popular. Betty […]

Macaroni and Cheese Video on You Tube

June 10th, 2011 by Jean Duane


A new video entitled ?Macaroni and Cheese GFCF? is available on the Alternative Cook Channel on You Tube to show how to make it. Finally, a recipe that tastes just like the ?real thing? but without gluten, dairy and casein! People with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance and Autism avoid these ingredients. This recipe features a […]

Thank You To Oprah

May 26th, 2011 by Jean Duane


After watching the final Oprah show and hearing her talk about her accumulated knowledge through interviewing over 30,000 people, I am inspired to write this. Her speech was moving and empowering. Years ago, when Oprah discussed living your ?best life?, I decided to personalize my definition. It means learning as much as possible, helping others, […]

Converting a Recipe

December 8th, 2010 by Jean Duane


Easy Steps to Convert Favorite Recipes to be Gluten (and Dairy) Free Better Homes and Gardens Christmas Cookies 2010 edition hit the newsstands and features a recipe by gluten-free, dairy-free (GFCF) expert Jean Duane, Alternative Cook. If you?re on a special diet, you might feel deprived when flipping through these mouth-watering pages with only one […]

Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten Free Cooking

October 13th, 2010 by Jean Duane


In The Complete Idiot?s Guide? to Gluten-Free Cooking, readers will find: * Over 220 delicious recipes generously covering every meal of the day * Breakfast with waffles and pancakes, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks * Numerous breads, buns, biscuits, muffins, and even cracker recipes * Recipes for pizza crust, pasta, noodles, dumplings, and stuffing * One […]

Bella Gluten-Free

May 26th, 2010 by Jean Duane


For those times you feel like baking, turn to Bake Deliciously! Gluten and Dairy Free cookbook. We’re excited to announce that we are doing our second printing. Bake Deliciously! is flying off the shelves and getting rave reviews. But there may be times you are in a hurry and want somebody else to do the […]