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Gluten-Free on a Shoestring: 125 Easy Recipes for Eating Well on the Cheap

Gluten-Free on a Shoestring: 125 Easy Recipes for Eating Well on the Cheap

by Nicole Hunn


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Gluten-free cooking has never been this easy — or affordable!

Gluten-free foods have changed dramatically over the past ten years — but one thing that's constant is that you can spend a lot of money trying to feed yourself and your family well—often three times as much (or more)! Nicole Hunn has been helping home cooks eat well and on the cheap since 2009. Now, she's updated her beloved Gluten-Free on a Shoestring, the indispensable guide to simple, inexpensive GF cooking. From chicken potpie to banana cream pie, Nicole shares her recipes for tasty family favorites — all gluten-free, all easy on your wallet. With revised and new recipes, pantry-stocking tips, keys to the best GF flour blends — and of course, more top money-saving secrets — Nicole's got you (and your wallet) covered for every meal and craving.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738219868
Publisher: Hachette Books
Publication date: 10/10/2017
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 281,180
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Nicole Hunn is the author of the Gluten-Free on a Shoestring series and blog, which has been featured in the New York Times and MSN Money. Her work has appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Parents magazine, Parade magazine, and Epicurious.com. She lives in Westchester County, New York.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition XV

Introduction XV

Shoestring Strategies: Saving at the Store and in Your Kitchen

Tip #1 Use Coupons 2

Tip #2 Practice Once-a-Week Cooking 4

Tip #3 Practice One-a-Month Cooking 4

Tip #4 Piggyback Your Meals 5

Tip #5 Stretch Your Food 6

Tip #6 Be Smart About How You Store Your Food 7

Tip #7 If It's on Sale, Buy in Bulk 7

Tip #8 Grow a Vegetable Garden 7

Tip #9 Buy Frozen Veggies 8

What to Buy and from Where

The Well-Stocked, Gluten-Free, Shoestring-Friendly Pantry 10

Pantry Staples 11

To Market, to Market: What to Buy Weekly at the Grocery 12

Ordering Online 14

The Best Gluten-Free Values and the Best Places to Find Them 16

Essential Kitchen Equipment 16

If You're Dairy-Free, Too 18

Gluten-Free Flour Blends 19

Kitchen Confidence-Basic Recipes that Serve as the Foundation for Many Others

Meal Ingredients 25

Chicken Stock 26

Scratch Black Beans 28

Doughs and Crusis 29

Sweet Pastry Crust 31

Savory Pastry Crust 32

Savory Olive Oil Crust 33

Fresh Pasta Dough 35

Pizza Dough 36

Wonton Wrappers 38

Pate a Choux 40

Gougeres (Cheese Puffs) 43

Profiteroles (Cream Puffs) 43

Sauces and Soups 44

Easy Enchilada Sauce 45

Chinese-Style Hot Sauce 46

Sweet and Sour Sauce 46

Hoisin Sauce 47

Barbecue Sauce 47

Easy Homemade Tomato Sauce 48

Cream of Mushroom Soup 49

Cream of Chicken Soup 50

Cream of Potato Soup 51

Dips and Snacks 52

Spinach Dip 53

Traditional Hummus

Homemade Jell-O-Style Gelatin 55

Cheese Crackers

Breakfast and Brunch. Just as your Remember them

Tortilla Espanola 60

Oven Hash Brown Quiche 63

Ricotta Pancakes 64

Buttermilk Pancakes 67

Banana Pancake Muffins 68

Soft and Fluffy Waffles 70

Easy Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies 71

Apple-Cinnamon Toaster Pastries 72

Homemade Crunchy Granola 75

Plain Bagels 76

Cinnamon Rolls 78

Berry Scones 81

Blueberry Muffins 82

Banana Muffins 85

Coffee Cake 86

Bread Pudding 88

Cheese Blintzes 89

Biscuits and Sausage Gravy 91

The Greatest Thing Since ... Bread, Glorious Bread

Old-Fashioned Cornbread 97

Commeal Flatbread 98

Dinner Rolls 99

Drop Biscuits 103

Buttermilk Biscuits 104

Sweet Potato Biscuits 107

White Sandwich Bread 109

English Muffin Bread 113

Brioche Bread 114

Irish Soda Bread 116

Soft Pretzels 119

Flour Tortillas 121

Popovers Crepes 125

Crepes 126

Eat your Vegetables: Meatless Meals and Sides

Corn and Zucchini Fritters 130

Sweet and Sour Beets 132

Glazed Carrots 133

Baked Eggplant Parmesan 135

Potato Gnocchi 137

Ricotta Gnocchi 139

Spinach and Cheese Ravioli 142

Lentil Sloppy Joes 145

Spinach Pie 146

Arepas 149

Crispy Asian-Style Tofu 150

Cornmeal Spoonbread 153

Tomato Polenta 154

Polenta Pizza 157

Zucchini Pizza 158

Noodle Kugel 159

Tomato Soup 160

Cheddar Broccoli Soup 161

Comforting Dinners: Just Like Mom used to Make

Macaroni and Cheese 165

Apple-Leek-Sausage Cornbread Stuffing Dinner 166

Meatlove 168

Lo Mein 171

Szechuan Meatballs 172

Beef Potstickers 175

Sweet and Sour Chicken 176

Lemon Chicken, Chinese-Style 179

Asian Pork Loin 180

Chicken Potpie 181

Shepherd's Pie 185

Beef Potpie 186

Chicken en Croute 187

Chicken and Dumplings Soup 188

Matzoh Ball Soup 190

Tortilla Soup 191

Pot Roast 192

Chicken Enchiladas 193

Zucchini-Stuffed Chicken Parmesan Bundles 194

Room for Dessert: Cares, Cookies, and Pies

Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Coolies 199

Crispy Gingerbread Men Cookies 200

Soft Ginger Cookies 202

Soft Frosted Sugar Cookies 203

Drop Sugar Cookies 207

Crispy Chocolate Wafer Cookies 208

Ladyfingers 211

Chocolate Chip Biscotti 212

Black and White Cookies 214

Butter Cookies 217

Cookie Breakup 219

Chocolate Sandwich Cookies 220

Chewy Sugar Cookies 221

Graham Crackers 222

Lemon Cupcakes 224

Chocolate Chip Blondie Cupcakes 226

Chocolate Chip Brownies 227

Flourless Brownies 229

No-Bake Cheesecake 230

Perfect Yellow Cake 232

Devil's Food Cake 235

Pound Cake 236

Perfect Chocolate Birthday Cake 239

Apple Cake 240

Pumpkin Bread 243

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Squares 244

Pumpkin Pie with Ginger Cookie Crust 245

Banana Cream Pie with Graham Cracker Crust 247

Classic Apple Pie 249

Apple Crisp 253

Cheesecake with Butter Cookie Crust 254

Rice Pudding 257

Toppings 258

Basic White Frosting 259

Citrus Glaze 260

Sour Cream Chocolate Frosting 261

Royal Icing 262

Metric Conversions 265

Acknowledgments 267

Index 269

About the Author 281

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