Tasty Wheat Free Cooking

If you are new to wheat free cooking there are a few things you should keep in mind. Non-traditional flours are a bit trickier to work with and if not baked just right can turn into a heavy and flat mess.

First of all, don't stress the advice that most people give that you need to buy and keep every kind of wheat flour substitute on earth. That will only confuse you more and will make cooking a nightmare.

In addition, some alternative flours expire. Bags of rancid cooking ingredients will not make for a happy baker. Experiment with a few different wheat free baking mixes.

There are plenty of different brands on the market you could check out including Namaste, Bob's Red Mill, Arrowhead Mills, Authentic Foods, Pamela's, and that is just to name a few. They usually have a few different recipes listed right on the boxes that you can try and experiment with.

When you have discovered your favorite brands make sure to always have their mixes on hand for whenever you want to bake something. You may want to consider getting some airtight containers to keep your mixes in to extend their shelf life. Other people keep their mixes in the freezer.

Make sure to be cautious of any other food allergies you may have. Many people have more than one food allergy.

Second, you will have to experiment with your wheat free cooking. A lot. You will likely end up with several (or many more than several) batches of bread, cookies, and even meals that will go straight to the trash or garbage disposal.

Stick with it and remember that each item you bake is another step towards perfection. Keep a record of your experiments so you can learn from your mistakes.

Third, make some friends or meet people who are in the same situation you are. There are local and online support groups you could join. These usually have a lot of recipes and tips that will reduce your own learning curve. The emotional reinforcement is nice as well.

It is true, it will probably take you a while to get used to wheat free cooking. Just remember to keep your favorite mixes handy, keep a record of your experiments and meet with other wheat free people and you will be a pro in no time.

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