Monthly Archives: November 2011

gluten free mint oreos! holiday cookie #5

Oh ya–you’ve seem them–the gluten free boy has seen them also.  Oreo’s made for every holiday–orange inside for Halloween, Pink inside for Easter, red and green inside for Christmas, even mint fudge covered Oreos for everyday! Get out the chocolate, … Continue reading

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Chewy Chocolate Chip Meringue Cookies-Gluten Free Holiday Cookie #4

Glutenfree holiday cookie #4 chocolate chip chewy meringue cookies Some meringue cookies are disgusting—The gross ones have a kind of a chalk like appearance and teeth grinding chew for the texture. The following recipe makes a chewy meringue—crunchy on the outside and … Continue reading

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chocolate mint pecan florentine cookies-gluten free holiday cookie #3

        Gluten free holiday cookie #3—Chocolate Pecan Florentine cookies.   Typically Florentine cookies aren’t made with cocoa powder BUT…when baking gluten free I always jump at the opportunity to add another dimension of depth to the recipe.  … Continue reading

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gluten free homemade oreos–holiday cookie #2

 I spend an inordinate amount of time scouringcookbooks and my personal archives for recipes–this is what happens when yourchild is anaphylactic to a simple ingredient such as WHEAT.  Some of thosestore bought cookies look so damn delicious.  It has become … Continue reading

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gluten free holiday cookie #1… Chocolate and mint cookies

Anyparent of a food allergic kid already knows that necessity is the mother ifinvention. As I was strolling the cookie aisle of a local grocery store, Icouldn’t help but notice the enticing NEW Keebler mint cream cookies–mint andchocolate are the … Continue reading

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Gluten free Chicago! Happ Inn- Northfield, Illinois

We tried a divine restaurant last night for dinner.  I recently made an unofficial pledge (pledge was made last week and the pledge was with myself) to try a new restaurant once a week with the gluten free boy.   … Continue reading