Complete Idiot's Guide to Gluten-Free Cooking
Gluten is associated with over 100 chronic illnesses, and for those who need or want to eat gluten-free, preparing one's favorite foods has been difficult, until now. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Gluten-Free Cooking makes it easy to prepare delicious gluten-free meals and to make substitutions in one's favorite recipes. Also included are tips for baking gluten-free, arguably the most difficult part of going gluten-free. Most recipes contain five steps or fewer.
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In The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Gluten-Free Cooking, readers will find:
- Over 220 delicious recipes generously covering every meal of the day, especially breakfast, with recipes for pancakes and waffles
- Numerous breads, buns, biscuits, muffins, and even cracker recipes
- Recipes for pizza crust, pasta, noodles, dumplings, and stuffing
- One flour mix used for all recipes - to save hours of time
- Dessert recipes, including cakes, cupcakes, piecrust, brownies, cookies, bars, crepes, and blintzes
- Resources for finding gluten-free off-the-shelf foods
- Dairy-free alternatives, because gluten and dairy intolerance often go hand in hand
- Menu plans for all occasions to make meal planning fast. Pick and choose from the recipes in the book.
About the Author:
Social Scientist, Dr. Jean Duane, Alternative Cook, LLC (Centennial, Colo.) started off producing video streams for her website (alternativecook.com) in which she shows how to cook without gluten, dairy, and other food-allergens. Next, she wrote and published Bake Deliciously! Gluten and Dairy Free cookbook. She realized that living the gluten-free, allergy-free lifestyle comes down to more than the question: "What's for dinner?" It's a social issue. So she attended the University of Denver and earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in social science. Her newest book, Gluten-Centric Culture: The Commensality Conundrum highlights what she learned while conducting a national-wide study on those living the gluten-free lifestly. She produced several spots for Comcast's Video on Demand, made television appearances on PBS and on "Bringing It Home." A regular speaker and magazine writer, she won Kiplinger's "Dream in You" contest 2006.