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Gluten-Free Diets Don't Have to Be Taste Free!

  • Feb 13, 2009
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Carol Fenster's '1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes' is my new favorite companion in the kitchen. Chock-full of wide-ranging recipes, her specialty cookbook has driven me out of the rut of either below par tasting alternatives and/or expensive gluten-free products.

From gluten-free waffles to pies and other desserts, Dr. Fenster manages to give a full repertoire to what we otherwise think is a restricted diet. Even cookies, casseroles, and quiches are presented with a wide-variety of ingredients and recipes. It would be enough to have her bread, muffin, and bagel recipes, but she also has variations for tacos, meat loaf, and other entrees.

I received this book as a Christmas gift, and it has changed my life. Not much of a dessert person, I have enjoyed fresh oatmeal raisin and peanut butter cookies from her helpful recipes. Relying on her formula Sorghum blend, the ingredients employ cornstarch or potato starch with sorghum and tapioca flours. The result is a much sweeter taste than some gluten-free flours which have the bitter aftertaste of bean flours.

It takes the creativity and expertise of someone like Dr. Fenster to make gluten-free diets a far less cumbersome lifestyle.

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1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes

It's like getting 5 cookbooks in 1!

172 Breakfast Dishes, Muffins, and Breads 75 Sandwiches, Salads, and Soups 106 Pasta, Grain, Bean, and Vegetable Dishes 205 Main Courses 377 Cookies, Cakes, Pies, and Other Desserts And Much More!

Go gluten-free with ease! For the best all-purpose gluten-free cookbook, look no further. Inside, you'll find delicious gluten-free versions of foods you crave-including muffins, breads, pizzas, pastas, casseroles, cookies, bars, cakes, and pies. You'll also discover hundreds of recipes for all-American favorites, flavorful international dishes, and sophisticated special-occasion fare. It's everything you need to serve satisfying gluten-free meals 365 days a year!

Praise for 1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes

"This book has great recipes with a fresh healthy flair. Everyone should have this cookbook. I know mine will get tattered from use."
—Cynthia Kupper, R.D., Executive Director, Gluten Intolerance Group of North America

"Carol Fenster has combined simple, naturally gluten-free recipes along with those specially created for people with celiac disease. This is a comprehensive soup-to-nuts guide that any cook will use again and again."
—Andrea Levario, J.D., Executive Director, American Celiac Disease Alliance

"The encyclopedia of gluten-free recipes has now arrived! What a wonderful assortment of healthy meals that even a gluten-free novice can tackle."
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