These quick and easy gluten free biscuits are light and buttery and perfect for using up any leftover mashed potatoes. (If you follow this blog, you are likely realizing by now that we seem to have a lot of leftover mashed potatoes! See here … and here…, oh yeah, and here. ) Great by themselves, or top these gems with butter, cheese, or jam. OR for a full meal deal, slice one in half and top with a slice of Canadian bacon, a fried or poached egg, and a slice of cheese! Mmmmmmm….bacon. Please scroll down for the recipe.
Oh yeah, these can also be made without power tools 😉
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And they are gluten free!
It’s that time of year again. Every year, sometime between now and December, Geoff and I whip up a big batch of these spicy, salty, and extra crunchy savories. They are great as appetizers, game day snacks, movie night treats, or even wrapped in a pretty cellophane bag and given away as a thoughtful, homemade gift. Your GLUTEN-EATING friends will LOVE THEM and your GLUTEN-FREE friends will LOVE YOU for making them!
The recipe makes a big batch so you may want to halve it. On the other hand, they do last for up to three weeks in the cupboard and can be kept even longer in the freezer. (Scroll down for the recipe.)
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This sweet slice is a new take on a traditional Canadian favorite – the butter tart. The result is a kind of shortbread base smothered in a creamy, buttery, raisin stuffed filling and baked to a golden crispy brown. If you love butter tarts but don’t have time to fuss with the pastry, this is the recipe for you! If you’ve never had a butter tart, you should give these little deadlies a try. You won’t regret it. They taste a bit like pecan or even raisin pie. (Recipe below)
This is a conversion of a pre-celiac family recipe from one of those tried and true community cookbooks. We’d been missing them, so I thought I would give converting them a whirl. I am embarrassed to say that we ended up eating almost the entire slice while I was photographing it! I’d say it was a success!
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Easter Brunch Recipe Round Up! Everything from Breakfast Tarts to French Toast Muffins, to Raisin Scones and Cinnamon Bun Pancakes – all gluten free.
Looking for Easter Sunday gluten free brunch and breakfast recipes. Here are gfandme.com’s best – just in time for spring entertaining! And if you still can’t find what you’re looking for, check out our alphabetical recipe index at http://www.gfandme.com/alphabetical-recipe-index/
French Toast Muffins (need I say more!)
Breakfast Tart (made with gf bisquick, this makes it’s own crust!)
Cream Cheese Pastry (not as difficult as you might think!)
Cinnamon Bun Pancakes (awesome!)
Strawberry Muffins (nothing says spring like strawberries!)
Fruit Buns – make great hot cross buns
Cheese or Raisin Scones (fluffy and buttery!)
Cloud 9 Pancakes (perfect pancakes!)
Banana Bread French Toast (why not?)
Raspberry Muffins (not our recipe, but one of our all time favorites)
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Having an intimate holiday or just want something healthful and quick for a midweek dinner? Here are two recipes for turkey that take no time at all and taste absolutely fantastic! Both create a moist, perfectly cooked turkey breast that can be sliced for dinner or saved in the refrigerator for those amazing turkey sandwiches everyone loves so much (on gf bread of course!)
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These cookies take a bit of work, but in the end, they are beautiful (and really, really tasty!) Make them as a gift. Your friends will appreciate the effort. Or make them as Christmas tree decorations – just pierce the top of the cookie with a hole before baking and thread with small ribbon after they have cooled. Placed in front of a Christmas light, these really shine. PLUS you can eat them on New Years Day (and remember – they are really, really tasty)
To make a stained glass cookie, you need a cookie dough that doesn’t spread while baking. If the dough spreads, it will obliterate the stained glass window in the middle. I tried to refine our brown sugar cookie recipe by adding more gf flour and using shortening instead of butter, but by the time I got the texture right, the cookie itself was dry and powdery. Then I remembered a recipe I’d seen on Simple Gluten Free Kitchen for linzer cookies and I decided to try it. It worked great! The dough rolled out nicely, didn’t spread too much, and the result is a mild almond and vanilla wafer. Besides stained glass cookies, these would be great glazed or sandwiched with jam or Nutella or dipped in chocolate for a dessert fondu.
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The trick with turkey is to keep the white meat moist while waiting for the dark meat to cook through. Some people do this by basting the bird every 15 minutes, covering the breast with tinfoil, brining the bird overnight, even disassembling the whole thing and cooking the pieces separately. This recipe/method cooks the bird perfectly without brining, or deboning, or even fussing and basting. In fact, for this there is no turkey baster required! And you will end up with moist and tender white meat and amazingly flavorful dark meat.
This recipe is a combination of Ina Garten’s “Perfect Roast Turkey” recipe and my mom Mary’s awesome recipe for holiday turkey.
Looking for holiday meal recipes? You might like these (gluten free as always):
Mary’s Magnificent Pastry
Gf and me’s gluten free stuffing
Make these soft, chewy, and not-too-sweet gluten free cookies with your favorite peanut or almond butter. The choice is yours, but make a double batch ‘cause they won’t last long – and they are even better the second day! We call whatever you can fit in your hand a serving!This is a conversion of one of our favorite pre-GF recipes.
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geoff’s favorite oatmeal chocolate chip cookies
chocolate orange lace cookies
melt in your mouth shortbread cookies