Archive for the ‘Bread’ Category

I waited years to write this recipe–for flatbread, you need a cast-iron pan. For flatbread in a toaster oven, you need a tiny cast-iron pan; the only ones I could find were $30.00. Then, I was walking through my local H.E.B. in Austin, and I saw tiny cast-iron pans for $7.00.  Image

It’s called Cocinaware, and it’s amazing. (more…)

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Blue Corn Flatbread

One of the things that it’s good to learn when you are trying to cook more cheaply, is that it doesn’t all have to be cheap:  this is a flatbread recipe made from expensive organic blue cornmeal that is fantastic by itself;

but, it also makes a really good pizza crust at about a third of the price for a pre-made gluten-free pizza crust.


1 1/4 cup blue corn masa ($7.00 a lb, with shipping)

1 cup water

2 tablespoons olive oil

Kitchen apparati:

2 cup plastic measure

dish towel (more…)

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Easy Gluten Free Baguette

Gluten free bread is easy enough.  You need a mixing bowl, a crock pot and a tinfoil ring.  Or, you can just buy it, at any regular grocery store.

What you might miss, is special things like baguettes.  Baguettes are easy enough, though.  Gluten Free Pantry has a French Bread mix, that can be shaped into baguettes, and then baked in a steamy oven–put a pyrex bowl of water on the floor of the oven–to get an extra crisp crust.


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