Carol Fenster’s Cheese Bread Balls

Reprinted with permission from Gluten-Free 101 by Carol Fenster (Savory Palate, 2010) www.glutenfreeeasy.com   These little morsels are from Brazil, where they are called Pao De Quiejo. They’re quick, easy and very, very tasty. Use them as snacks, dinner rolls—or slice them in half, toast them, and use them for sandwiches. They’ll be crisp on […] read more

On September 5th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Carol Fenster’s Pizza Crust and Sauce

Adapted with permission from Gluten-Free 101 by Carol Fenster, (Savory Palate, Inc, 2010) www.glutenfreeeasy.com     This pizza crust is so delicious it has received national acclaim! You can hold it in your hand and it won’t crumble. Pizza is a perfect choice for weeknight dinners or leisurely weekend dining and everyone will enjoy this […] read more

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The Boynton Restaurant & Spirits, worcester, ma

Review by  Iris W. Over the years, people have mentioned the Boynton restaurant as offering gluten-free food, but only recently did I have an opportunity to dine in this once small tavern from the 1930’s and named after a founding father of the nearby Worcester Polytechnic Institute.  The current owners purchased the tavern in 1969, and […] read more

On September 1st, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

What can I do as a celiac to help other celiacs (& the gluten-sensitive)

  … I am only one, but I am one.  I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do!  ~Edward Everett Hale   Perhaps you have Celiac, a gluten-sensitivity, or have a family member or friend who does. How can […] read more

On August 31st, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Simple Polenta

Polenta is the hearty cornmeal Italians have relished for hundreds of years. Dried corn is ground into meal and simmered in water like porridge, then poured into a dish, cooled and sliced. Add your favorite tomato sauce with basil as a topping.  The tastiest cornmeal is the freshest.  If you are unable to grind it yourself, […] read more

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A Gluten-Free Road Trip to Sedona & the Grand Canyon, AZ

My husband and I travelled to Arizona years ago, and simply fell in love with Sedona and the awe-inspiring Grand Canyon National Park (who wouldn’t?).  We knew we wanted to take the kids back at some point before they began rising up in revolt upon hearing the words “family vacation”.  Ten was a good age. […] read more

On August 23rd, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Elana’s Cranberry Walnut Bread

(photo provided courtesy of Elanaspantry.com) Ingredients: ½ cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon celtic sea salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 5 eggs ½ cup grapeseed oil ½ cup agave nectar 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1 cup cranberries, frozen ½ cup walnuts, chopped In a medium bowl combine coconut flour, salt and baking soda In a large […] read more

On August 22nd, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Organic Quinoa (Keen-wa) Spaghetti Stir Fry

          ingredients: 1 package(Aprox 2 cups)   Ancient Harvest Quinoa Spaghetti Pasta 8 ounces                                    Steak or Chicken, thinley sliced 1/4 cup                                      Olive Oil 1/2 cup                                      Green onions, chopped 1/4 cup                                      Green Bell peppers, 1″ thin strips 1/4 cup                                      Red Bell peppers, 1″ thin strips 1/2 cup                                      Celery, Sliced thin 1/2 cup                                      Mushrooms, sliced 1 […] read more

On August 22nd, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Egg & Cheese Toasty Breakfast Treat

Ingredients: One slice of gluten-free bread, toasted (we love UDI’s whole grain) One egg One slice of swiss cheese (don’t substitute if you want a richer taste) Cook egg in pan and when just about cooked-over-medium/hard, add the slice of swiss cheese on top.  Let cheese melt, then bring toast to the pan and set […] read more

On August 22nd, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Grated Carrot Pudding with Cardamon (gluten & dairy-free)

Carrot pudding is a sensuous dessert from India called gaijar ka halwa.  The original recipe calls for milk and ghee (clarified butter), but I’ve substituted soymilk and oil.  Long, slow simmering is called for.  Start this dessert first, then continue with other dishes on your menu.  Have the kids pitch in to grate carrots and stir […] read more

On August 22nd, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Cheese & Egg Toasty Breakfast Treat

Ingredients: One slice of gluten-free bread, toasted (my recommendation is UDI’s whole grain) One egg One slice of swiss cheese (don’t substitute if you want a richer taste) Cook egg in pan and when just about cooked-over-medium/hard, add the slice of swiss cheese on top.  Let cheese melt, then bring toast to the pan and […] read more

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