Wednesday, August 27, 2008

experiments in the kitchen

so during my extended blog vacation, i tried a number of great recipes from the many food blogs that i read. i now have approximately 50 food blogs that i follow in my google reader, most gluten free. if you want to connect on reader, drop me a note and i'll add you. i keep a mostly low personal profile on my blog due to the nature of my work, but don't mind messaging! :)

anyways, here are a few of my favorite recent recipe experiments (i only have a few pics):


GFCF Zucchini Muffins from GFCF and Not Starving
(I used a mix of millet flour, brown rice flour, and some tapioca flour)

Achiote Beans Recado from Fat Free Vegan
these were definitely a favorite! the flavor was incredibly rich and full. we ate it over tostadas that i made along with various toppings.

GF Chicken Potstickers from Gluten Free Gobsmacked
i really missed eating potstickers so much... we made these twice and they got better the second time once we learned the tricks to making them and added a few of our favorite spices and additions.




Mark Engleberg's Gluten Free Vegan Bread from Aprovechar
a great bread, simple to make.

Crusty Millet Flatbread from Ginger Lemon Girl
this flat bread was also simple to make and tasted great alongside an indian dahl i made. i subbed xantham gum for the chia seeds, and almond meal for the whey powder.

Chocolate-Rose Parfait from The Gluten Free Hippie
it's hard to get a creamy texture like milk for a chocolate mousse, but this recipe does it! believe it or not, this chocolate mousse would actually be considered healthy! :) it was a big hit and super simple to make. i love the touch of rosewater. we chopped up frozen bananas and frozen strawberries to go along with it.

Baked Mac and Cheese- Gluten and Dairy Free from Karina's Kitchen
one of my first gluten free blogs and by far my favorite, i loved this recipe and especially loved The Best Uncheesy Sauce that didn't make me feel like i was eating fake cheese! i made bread crumbs to go along with this, and all in all, wonderful baked pasta goodness.

Vegan Strawberry Banana Muffins from Karina's Kitchen
one more from karina. i loved the colors and flavor of these.




that's it for now... and these are only a few of the ones i tried! Pin It Now!

3 comments:

  1. maybe you can come and cook for me. huh? how about that? why don't you visit? WHY DON'T YOU LOOOOVE ME?

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  2. Yay, you were my second commenter! Email me your address at esabet@gmail.com so I can send you fun stuff. Wow, you have been busy lately! The chocolate rose parfait sounds amazing!

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  3. amy, you know i've got love... you're the one who needs to come here!! i don't think you have my weirdo (i mean wonderful) ingredients to cook with!! :)

    elizabeth- thanks! i'm looking forward to it, but nervous about my own selection!

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