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Asian Amaranth Greens

yours truly standing in amaranth photo by vsimon You have probably heard of amaranth seeds and flour as a healthy alternative to refined starches in the gluten free diet. But have you ever heard of amaranth greens? A reader asked how to harvest amaranth seeds. I had no idea and took it as a suggestion […]

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V is for Vinaigrette

Vinaigrette, a sauce made with vinegar. And often with oil, but not always. Wait a minute, is vinegar gluten free? Mostly, yes. orange-vinaigretteĀ  peanut-butter-vinaigrette and crystal-vinaigrette photo by vsimon Distilled white vinegar, apple cider vinegar, and white rice vinegar are commonly available in the U.S. and gluten free. Malt vinegar is made from barely, not […]

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T is for Teff

Teff is teeny tiny. Just the size of the period at the end of this sentence. It is dark brown and can be used as a whole seed, or ground into flour. Teff is a staple in Africa where the flour is used to make Injera, the sour dough bread of Ethiopia. Injera is really […]

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