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Braised Beef Shanks

Braised Beef Shanks

Serves 4-6 Free of: All top allergens and gluten-free   Ingredients 4 beef osso buco cuts from the shank (be sure to ask for the osso buco cut, or you will end up with a very large whole shank) 1 cup (250 mL) tapioca flour (or all-purpose wheat flour) 1 tbsp fresh ground pepper 1 […]

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Simon’s Seriously Fruitcake

Yield: 1 loaf Free of:  Free of gluten and top allergens. Does constain sulfites (in fruit, liquor). Ingredients 3/4 cup (175 mL) golden raisins 3/4 cup (175 mL) dark raisins 1/4 cup (60 mL) dried currants 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried apricots, chopped 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cranberries 1/2 cup (125 mL) dried cherries, […]

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Easy Allergy-Friendly Fudge

Recipe courtesy of Cybele Pascal. Free of: All top allergens and gluten. Makes 16 2-inch squares. Equipment Needed: 8x8x2-inch baking pan, parchment paper, large whisk, 1 rubber spatula, large mixing bowl, large microwave safe mixing bowl, dry measuring cups, liquid measuring cups, measuring spoons, large chef’s knife, Ingredients 3 cups corn-free confectioners’ sugar (Whole Foods […]

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Baking With No Milk or Eggs

By Alisa Fleming There is no need to forego favorite family recipes, even if following a free-from diet. With the right ingredient substitutions, those beloved holiday desserts will make the transition flawlessly. The most important thing to consider when making substitutions is the purpose of the original ingredient. Take buttermilk for example. It adds a […]

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Wild Mushroom and Chive Risotto Cakes

Makes 16-20 Free of: All top allergens, and gluten-free Ingredients 4 shallots, finely diced 2 tbsp olive oil + 2 tbsp 2 cups (475 mL) arborio rice ¼ cup (60 mL) chives 4 cups (1 L) chicken or vegetable stock [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brands] Salt and pepper 2 cups assorted mushrooms, such as shitake, […]

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Polenta Triangles with Roasted Red Peppers

Makes 14-16 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens, except dairy in optional cheese Ingredients 4 cups (1 litre) vegetable stock, halved into two 2-cup portions [Look for allergen-free, GF brands] 1 tsp (5 mL) salt 1 cup (250 mL) cornmeal 1 ⁄2 cup (125 mL) parmesan [optional], grated, plus extra for garnish vegetable oil […]

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Ultimate Vanilla Cupcakes

In the Allergic Living kitchen, we knew that Lori Sandler of the divine Divvies Bakery released a cookbook (no milk, eggs, nuts or peanuts.) So we got a copy of The Divvies Bakery Cookbook, whipped up her vanilla cupcakes and tested them on some picky palates. The response? Imagine a group of kids yelling “I […]

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Gluten-Free Pastry

With gluten-free anything, I think it’s important not to compare the gluten-free item with the wheat-flour counterpart. They truly are different things in every way. Pastry is no exception. The science of the dough is not the same, the handling and the end product are all a little different. So when setting out to make […]

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Working With Pastry

Pastry can be a tricky beast, so here are a couple of suggestions to make the roll-out go smoothly. 1. Heat is your enemy. Keep that in mind, and that it’s everywhere in the kitchen, especially on your hands. So once you have your pastry dough made, don’t handle it too much. – If you […]

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So You Think You Can’t Cook

When people tell me that they are afraid of cooking and especially baking, I always reassure them that anyone – I do mean anyone – can cook. In fact, if you put your mind to it, you can learn to do everything a kitchen pro can. Consider this: if you did the cooking task that […]

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