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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving: Poached Pears in Red Wine

By Jeff Potter A recipe excerpt from Cooking for Geeks Poached pears are easy, tasty, and quick. And, at least compared to most desserts, they’re relatively healthy, or at least until the vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce are added. Much of our enjoyment of fruit comes from not just their flavor but also their […]

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipe: Shallots in Red Wine

While my Thanksgiving menu is pretty predictable, the one thing that is really set in stone is Shallots in Red Wine. Based on a recipe in Roger Verge’s Vegetables (possibly my favorite vegetable cookbook), this is a hit with absolutely everyone. The turkey may be the big budget star the studio signs to get the […]

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving: Rosemary Mashed Potatoes

By Jeff Potter A recipe excerpt from Cooking for Geeks This simple mashed potato recipe uses the microwave for cooking the potatoes. If you’re in the anti-microwave category, consider this: cooking a potato or any other starchy root vegetable requires gelatinizing the starches in the vegetable. For this to occur, two things need to happen: […]

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving: Butternut Squash Soup

By Jeff Potter A recipe excerpt from Cooking for Geeks Ingredients 2 cups (660g) butternut squash, peeled, cubed, and roasted (about 1 medium squash) 2 cups (470g) chicken, turkey, or vegetable stock 1 small (130g) yellow onion, diced and sautĂ©ed 1/2 teaspoon (1g) salt (adjust to taste) Directions Step 1: Peel the butternut squash and […]

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Sides: Brussels Sprouts with Apples & Chestnuts

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Sides: Brussels Sprouts with Apples & Chestnuts

By Maris Callahan Brussels sprouts may be one of the most disliked vegetables on the planet but in early fall, their fans seem to spring forth from hibernation and rally around them at farmer’s markets until November, when they make a splash at Thanksgiving tables from coast to coast. Brussels sprouts, despite their reputation for […]

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Warm Quinoa Salad with Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Sage

By Maris Callahan No matter how big your turkey or how tart your cranberry sauce, there are few aromas that say Thanksgiving quite like the aromas of sage and thyme emanating from the stovetop. Usually, that aroma comes from stuffing (or dressing, depending on what part of the country you’re from). Every family seems to […]

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Shells & Cheese with Browned Butter and Swiss Chard

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Side Dishes: Shells & Cheese with Browned Butter and Swiss Chard

By Maris Callahan The holiday season might be the most wonderful time of the year, but for individuals who follow a gluten-free diet it can be one of the most challenging. A gluten-free diet is not a weight-loss method, but a medically prescribed diet for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, among other conditions. According […]

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