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Gluten-Free Cooking Basics

Get started cooking gluten-free with information for new cooks, ingredient descriptions, glossary terms, gluten-free flour mix recipes and tips and techniques for successful gluten-free cooking.
  1. Getting Started (9)
  2. Gluten-Free Ingredients (14)
  3. Gluten-Free Flour Mixes (7)
  4. GF Cooking Tutorials (4)
  5. CSA Glossary (1)

Gluten-Free / Rice-Free Recipes
Collection of gluten-free / rice-free recipes for those who avoid rice.

Arsenic in Rice and Rice Products
What recent studies tell us about arsenic in rice and rice products. Should we be concerned?

Buckwheat - How to Use Buckwheat in Gluten-Free Recipes
Buckwheat is a nutritious gluten-free grain-like ingredient. Buckwheat cereals and flours are an excellent source of protein, soluble fiber, minerals and antioxidants.

Compare Popular Gluten-Free Baking Mix Products
What's the best gluten-free baking flour mix? That depends on you! Compare popular gluten-free baking mixes to find the one that's best for you.

Is fermented sourdough wheat bread safe for Celiacs?
Does the fermentation process break down gluten in sourdough breads made with wheat, barley or rye? What the studies tell us...

Reader Submissions - Tell Us About Your Gluten-Free Blog!
Gluten-free bloggers are the backbone of the gluten-free cooking movement. Gluten-free bloggers are creative, informative, supportive, caring and sharing. If you're a gluten-free blogger share your site with About.com readers! See submissions

Researcher Suggest Proposed FDA GF Labeling Guidelines in Nee…
Research dietitians Tricia Thompson, MS, RD, Anne Roland Lee, MSEd, RD, LD and Thomas Grace recently published findings of a study designed to assess potential gluten contamination of single-ingredient grains, seeds and flours considered “inherently” gluten-free. The study appears in the June 2010 issue of Journal of the American Dietetic...

15 Tips for Baking Better Gluten-Free Bread
If there is ONE thing that gluten-free cooks seek, it's tips for making better gluten-free bread. Here are 15 tips to help you make better gluten-free breads.

Tell Us About Your Gluten-Free Blog!
Gluten-free bloggers are the backbone of the gluten-free cooking movement. Gluten-free bloggers are creative, informative, supportive, caring and sharing. If you're a gluten-free blogger share your site with About.com readers!See submissions

Gluten-Free Cooking FAQ - Is Baking Powder Gluten-Free?
Gluten-Free Cooking FAQs - Is baking powder gluten-free?

What's Your Favorite Gluten-Free Baking Mix?
What's your favorite gluten-free baking mix? Share your experiences!

New to a Gluten-Free Diet - Check Out These GIG Links
If you have recently been diagnosed and are learning how to eat, cook and live gluten-free, check out these extremely helpful resources from GIG.

Do you eat gluten-free oatmeal?
Eating oats on a gluten-free diet is controversial. Several Celiac organizations condone adding gluten-free oats, in small amounts to gluten-free diets while others do not. Do you eat gluten-free oatmeal?

Guest Interview with Jules Dowler Shepard
Guest interview with Jules Dowler Shepard, author of "The First Year- Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free" and "Nearly Normal Cooking for Gluten-Free Eating," founder of The Nearly Normal Kitchen™ and Jules Gluten Free™ baking mixes and a spokesperson for the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research.

Ancient Grains - What's your favorite gluten-free ancient grain?
What's your favorite gluten-free ancient grain?

Quinoa - How to Use Quinoa in Gluten-Free Recipes
Learn more about gluten-free quinoa and how to use this ancient grain in gluten free recipes.

Sorghum - How to Use Sorghum in Gluten-Free Recipes
Learn more about sorghum and how to use this ancient grain in gluten-free recipes.

Millet and Teff - How to Use These Nutritious Grains in GF Recipes
Millets, including teff are nutritious additions to gluten-free recipes. Learn how to use millet and teff in gluten-free cooking.

Expandex Modified Tapioca Starch - How to Use Expandex in Gluten-Free Recipes
Expandex modified tapioca starch is a gluten free ingredient said to improve the taste, texture and shelf-life of gluten free baked goods.

Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease
Our About.com Guide to Celiac Disease answers questions commonly asked about Celiac Disease.

Tips for Traveling on a Gluten-Free Diet
Whether you are driving, flying, riding the rails or heading off to a foreign country, learn how to plan ahead and eat well on a gluten-free diet when you are traveling. Our About.com Guide to Celiac disease has lots of practical tips to help you along the way!

Socializing on a Gluten Free Diet
Our own About.com Guide to Celiac Dieease has some great advice for safe, enjoyable socializing for people on gluten-free diets.

How and Where to Dine Out When You're on a Gluten-Free Diet
Our terrific About.com Guide to Celiac Disease offers great tips for dining out safely when you're on a gluten-free diet. There's no reason to avoid the pleasures of eating out when you know what to look for and how to communicate your dietary restrictions to restaurant staff.

Learning to Live with Celiac Disease
Living without gluten is a learning experience. Our very own About.com Guide to Celiac Disease has lots of helpful tips and guidelines for learning to live without gluten- tips that will make the process easier, healthier and less frustrating.

Chia Seeds - A Tiny Gluten Free Powerhouse
Chia seed flour is an alternative to less nutritious grains and starches. High in omega 3 fatty acids, calcium and fiber, learn more about this tiny powerhouse of a seed.

The EZ Gluten® Test Kit - An At-Home Test to Detect Gluten in Foods
The EZ Gluten Test Kit, developed by ELISA Technologies, Inc., Gainesville, FL., is a portable test kit used to detect the presence of gluten in food. Use at home or while traveling to prevent exposure to gluten.

The High Cost of Gluten-Free Foods
Canadian study reveals the high cost of gluten-free foods compared to regular, gluten containing foods.

Cut Gluten Free Food Costs - 5 Tips to Help You Save Money on GF Foods
As food costs steadily increase, here are 5 tips to help you cut the costs of gluten free cooking.

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