Monster Cookies

Daphne made these with Heath English Toffee Bits

Daphne asked for this recipe, so here it is – one of our best gluten free cookie recipes, from a bag of Gluten Free Oats. In honor of Daphne, Bill and Cupcake. Who can resist the combination of peanut butter, oats and chocolate?

I know some people with Celiac Sprue are not able to eat oats, even gluten-free oats, but fortunately we can, and love them. Continue reading “Monster Cookies”

Gluten-Free Coffee Cake

I’m posting this at Josh’s request, even though I haven’t made it for a while and I’m not that sure of the recipe. I’d usually rather make a recipe right when I’m posting it, to see if this is actually what I do. Josh – please let me know if you make this, and how I should change the recipe, or confirm that it’s good. Also, send me a picture. Continue reading “Gluten-Free Coffee Cake”

Pesadich Brownies (AKA Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake)

Only four ingredients – this definitely qualifies as food! Here is the original recipe from Rabbi David Booth, followed by my notes from making many, many batches of these.

4 eggs
1 cup sugar
7 oz semi-sweet chocolate / chocolate chips
1 stick butter or margarine.  Continue reading “Pesadich Brownies (AKA Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake)”

Basic Cheese Making Supplies

So you want to make cheese, what are some basic equipment and how do you start?  In a separate post, I’ll describe how to make chevre, but let’s start with the basic supplies.  First, as a cheesemaker for a few years, I’d recommend a few easy things to buy:

  1. Buy Ricki Carroll’s book: Home Cheese Making.
  2. Buy a few muslin cheese cloths (about 24 inches square or larger)
  3. Ricki has a website, New England Cheesemaking where you can find a few basic  Continue reading “Basic Cheese Making Supplies”