GIFT: Gourmet Gluten Free Cookies & Truffles

Gluten-free glory. Photo courtesy Cake | Chicago.   While it may not be easy being green, it’s even worse to be gluten-free. When everyone else is enjoying cake and cookies, you’ve got to show restraint. Unless you’ve received a box of “defloured” cookies from Cake, an artisan bakery in Chicago. A gift box of three…
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PRODUCT: Inka Corn Snack

Where would we be without Peru, birthplace of corn (maize) [also, the birthplace of peanuts, potatoes and tomatoes]? While summer corn has faded from markets, you can get plenty of Inka Corn: a roasted Peruvian corn snack. According to the manufacturer, this is the same “imperial snack” that Inka rulers used to reward their warrior…
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COOKING VIDEO: Make Homemade Crackers

  Impress your family and friends with these homemade crackers. This easy recipe produces a gourmet cracker, fragrant with rosemary. Made with almond flour instead of wheat flour, the crackers are also gluten free. Serve them with cheese, hummus or other favorite dip or spread, salad or soup. Most people don’t think of baking their…
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PRODUCT: Gluten-Free Ice Cream Cones

We’ve been enjoying more than a few ice cream cones this month, National Ice Cream Month. But what if you have gluten sensitivities. Where’s your cone? Goldbaum’s, a natural food company based in Brooklyn, New York, is at the ready with two different cones that crunch as nicely as the “real thing.” In the shape…
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PASSOVER: Gluten-Free Matzo

Millions of Jews will celebrate a week of Passover beginning Friday, April 6th. The holiday commemorates the biblical story of the Exodus, in which the ancient Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt, after God inflicted the ten plagues upon the Egyptians. As the story goes, the Jews had to leave Egypt immediately. They gathered…
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