Jennifer Esposito’s Vegan Strawberry Lemon Cake with Lemon Glaze

MAKES 1 (8-INCH) LAYER CAKE Pancake-moist and fluffy, this cake by Jennifer Esposito of allergen-free Jennifer’s Way Bakery in NYC is not particularly sweet, which is great because everything on it is. Trust us: a little goes a long way with the ultrasweet, rich frosting. Note:Jennifer prefers to use her flour mix for this recipe; if the flour you use doesn’t contain xanthan gum, add 3/4 teaspoon xanthan gum with […]

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever, Period (and Gluten-Free!)

MAKES 20 COOKIES We don’t think there’s a better chocolate chip cookie out there, gluten-free or otherwise. They’re just that good. If you can, splurge on high-end chocolate chips, such as Barry Callebaut, Guittard, or Peter’s Burgundy, for this now not-so-secret adaptation of a recipe from beloved baker Lisa Lan of San Francisco’s Bumblebee Bakeshop. Quality ingredients make the difference. But be warned: you’ll be spoiled for life. 1⁄2 cup […]

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GFF Faves: Gluten-Free Pastas

We noodled over and noshed on more than forty bowls of plain spaghetti, penne, tagliatelle, rigatoni, and more to bring you our picks for the best 
fresh and dried gluten-free pastas on the market. Chosen for taste, texture, and national availability, these are the ones that won’t string you along when you’re hankering for the classic carb fix. — Amy Copperman RUSTICHELLA D’ABRUZZO GLUTEN-FREE ORGANIC CORN ORZO PASTA Imported from Italy, […]

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Border Grill’s Gluten-Free Corn Tortillas

Makes 24 small taco-sized tortillas or 12 large quesadilla-sized tortillas Don’t be surprised if you need to add more water than the recipe calls for to get the right consistency for the dough; the amount needed depends on the brand and grind of the masa you buy.   4 cups finely ground deep yellow masa harina 2 3/4 cups cold water 1 teaspoon salt   Combine the masa harina, water, […]

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Bone Broth: The Health Benefits and the Recipe

by Jessica Theroux The first bone broth I ever tasted was made by Armida, a ninety-six-year-old sharecropper that I was documenting in the Lunigiana region of Italy. Earlier that morning, Armida had killed one of her prized chickens, stuffed it with bread and borage, and cooked it whole in a large pot. Later in the day, after its meat had been carved, the carcass went back into the pot, along with […]

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Roasted Beet, Yogurt, Pomegranate Molasses & Toasted Cumin Seeds Crepe

TO MAKE 4 CREPES,  Prepare the chickpea crepe batter (get the recipe here.) Set aside. place 16 baby beets in a piece of aluminum foil large enough to completely wrap around them. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon olive oil, seal in the foil, and roast in an oven preheated to 450°F for 50 minutes or until tender. Cool, peel, and cut the beets into bite-size pieces, then gently smash them. In […]

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Strawberry and Tahini Crepe with Pomegranate Seeds and Toasted Pistachios

TO MAKE 4 CREPES, prepare 4 Chickpea Crepes (get recipe here), place each crepe on a plate, slather on 2 tablespoons of tahini, add a drizzle of honey, a dollop
of Greek yogurt, and a generous sprinkle of pomegranate seeds and chopped pistachios. Roll and serve. Buy the Winter Issue where this recipe is featured!   Photo credit: Photography Maren Caruso / Styling Victoria Granof

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Gluten-Free Chickpea Crepes with Swiss Chard, Golden Raisins, and Pine Nuts

TO MAKE 4 CREPES, prepare 4 Chickpea Crepes (get the recipe here). Set aside. Toast 1⁄4 cup pine nuts in a small skillet over medium heat, stirring frequently, around 3 minutes; set aside. Roughly chop 1 large bunch of Swiss chard with the thick stems removed. Chop 1 small yellow onion, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add the onion, and sauté until soft, […]

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Gluten-Free Chickpea Crepes with Sautéed Lamb Sausage and Orange-Olive Relish

TO MAKE 4 CREPES, prepare 4 Chickpea Crepes (get the recipe here).  Set aside. In a bowl, combine 1 peeled, segmented, and rough- chopped navel orange; 6 oil-cured, pitted olives; 1⁄2 of a small red onion, minced; and 1 teaspoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves. In a large skillet, heat 2 teaspoons olive oil over medium heat until hot but not smoking. Add 1 cooked and sliced lamb sausage, such as […]

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Gluten-Free Chickpea Crepes with Olive Oil-Fried Egg and Smashed Avocado

TO MAKE 4 CREPES, prepare 4 Chickpea Crepes (get the recipe here). Set aside. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil until hot but not smoking in a large, nonstick skillet. Carefully crack 2 eggs into the pan, without touching, and fry to desired doneness. Repeat with 2 more teaspoons olive oil and 2 more eggs. Place 4 crepes on individual plates, top each with 1⁄2 an avocado mashed with a fork […]

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Roll Your Own: Gluten-Free Chickpea Crepes

Who needs fussy, wheat flour–based crepes when you can whip up a protein-packed GF crepe batter that doesn’t need to rest overnight, never gets rubbery, and is versatile enough
to become your go-to wrap for everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert? Make it into a snack with a schmear of butter or Nutella or a meal with fillings ranging from sautéed veggies to sliced sausages to smashed avocado and a […]

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Deals We Dig: Amazing Gluten-Free Sandwich Breads

Most GF breads leave a lot to be desired. But not those from the following bakeries. We tasted through dozens of loaves to find slices worthy of your sandwiches, and these three boutique bakeries have got it going on. Yes, they’re more expensive than the grocery-store stuff, but if you want the kind of bread experience that brings you back to the fluffy, toasty, delicious days of gluten with abandon, these are as good […]

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The Raw Endurance of Ultramarathon Man Dean Karnazes

by acclaimed endurance athlete and New York Times best-selling author “Ultramarathon Man” Dean Karnazes It was nearing 11p.m. and I was famished. Unfortunately, there weren’t a lot of options available. The backcountry road I was traversing was miles from civilization and I didn’t have any food with me, having long ago depleted the supplies in my small backpack. My predicament was an interesting one. Interesting because I was in the […]

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The Best Effing Chicken Recipe Ever. Seriously.

It’s rare that we find a recipe so revolutionary that we feel obligated to make sure everyone knows about it. But this chicken is that and then some. James Beard Award-winner and two-Michelin-star chef Daniel Patterson shared it for our Winter 2015 issue, where he finished it with fried herbs and a herb vinaigrette. (It’s genius.) But the simple 2-ingredient, 1-minute-prep chicken is a revelation all by itself, especially because […]

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Gut Instincts: The Fact and Fiction Behind the Gluten-Free Movement

By Aimee Lee Ball Recently a market research group called Mintel International did a study about gluten-free foods and beverages, noting a need for innovation. Few Americans have been diagnosed with celiac disease, an immune response to a protein in wheat and other grains that precipitates an inflammatory condition in less than one percent of the population. Yet the phenomenon of adopting a gluten-free diet is so widespread—Mintel estimated sales […]

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GFF Faves: The Best Gluten-Free Crackers

To select the best nationally available gluten-free crackers, we gathered a group of eight mostly non-GF food lovers and pros to blind taste 38 different varieties. A novella’s worth of notes and many gallons of water later, we proudly present our picks for basic crackers worthy of a place in your cupboard. by Amy Copperman Glutino Original Table Crackers Our preferred Saltine substitute Shop.Glutino.com Crunchmaster Baked Rice Crackers, White Cheddar […]

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A Peek Inside GFF Issue No. 2: Winter 2015

We’re loving our second issue, which is loaded with tons of tasty gluten-free recipes, interesting articles, and delicious food photos. Here’s the scoop on what you’ll find within its pages. (And you can order a digital or print copy here.) ARTICLES Baked Good: Introducing Helene Godin and her superb GF/DF desserts at NYC’s By the Way Bakery Raw Endurance: “Ultramarathon Man” Dean Karnazes on his rough road to the diet […]

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A Peek Inside GFF’s Fall 2014 Issue

Want to know what’s in our very first issue? No prob! Here’s the scoop. (You can also purchase a digital or print copy here.) STORIES GFF Faves: Crackers: Our recs for the best grocery store crackers How to live it up like a food-loving local in the City by the Bay: By Marcia Gagliardi, Erika Lenkert, Maren Caruso, and Catherine Jacobes Chef’s Table: A holiday feast worth recreating, by the […]

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