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What Do the Flours in Your Gluten-Free Mixes Weigh?

  Here we are in the dog days of summer and I’ve been thinking about baking. In the past year, I’ve received more than the usual number of inquiries asking me how much the gluten-free flours that  I use in my gluten-free flour mixes actually weigh. And so I’m finally going to put the weights, along with an explanation, here as a blog post for anyone who’s interested (I had already posted most of them in a less detailed response […]

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The Big Gluten-Free Flour Test: Thomas Keller’s Cup4Cup versus Authentic Foods GF Classic Blend

Admit it. You’ve been wondering whether Thomas Keller’s new Cup4Cup gluten-free flour is worth the $19.95 (for three pounds) price tag. So was I. Thomas Keller, the extraordinary culinary talent and restaurateur embraced “gluten-free” in a serious way. First his restaurants, The French Laundry in California and Per Se in New York City, started to serve delicious, imaginative gluten-free bread and pastry to gluten-intolerant diners. And then late last summer, he put his stamp of approval on a gluten-free flour […]