The Well Stocked Gluten-Free Pantry (Part Three): Grain-Free Flours and Fillers

If gluten-free is the buzzword of the modern food world, grain-free is its quirky, all or nothing, determined little cousin. Diets, such as Paleo and Primal, have been designed around the idea of eliminating grains (a.k.a. unnecessary calories) from one’s diet. Although it may be another fad, the concept might be worth the consideration. While not all grains are […]

The Well Stocked Gluten-Free Pantry (Part Two): Starches and Binders

Starches and binders have the unique ability to hold a lot of liquid, and are valuable when cooking and baking gluten-free. Many starches and binders also act in a similar manner to gluten, and can help to bind the liquids and the flours together, creating a sticky dough, and fluffy (as opposed to crumbly) baking. These starches and binders are […]